Ian Butters's Compositions

5096 Charlestown Alliance Major
by Ian Butters (No 615)

234567 I X B W H 35264 - 42635 - 234756 - 3 237654 - - 236457 - - (43256) - 2* 35462 - 24635 - 24356 - - 45263 - (43625) - - 32456 -   2 part. 4th place calls. X = V,F. 2* = -s. For methods with 28 rows per lead.

76 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 6857, 7586, 7685, 7568, 8765 & 8756, 18 7658, little bell music (46 LB4, 8 LB5), Tittums off back; 18 each 5678, 6578 & 8765 (inc backrounds), 16 8756, little bell music (56 LB4, 9 LB5) off front; 4 courses of 56 (inc 23456) in full (& 40 leads in total).
Rung at West Bridgford on Tue 3rd Feb 2015.
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5024 Frodsham Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 620)

234567 B W H 35264 - | (32645) V,F. s | A 24356 -  | 32456 A, bob for s 43256 A, bob for s 42356 A   25463 - 34625 V,F. 243756 I. 3 (--s) 236457 V. 3 (-s-) 34256 -   23456 A, bob for s  4th place calls.

78 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 6857, 7586, 7685, 8765 & 8756, 14 7568, 11 7658, little bell music (44 LB4, 8 LB5), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678, 6578 & 8765, 18 8756, little bell music (59 LB4, 10 LB5) off front; All 6 5678 & 8765 courses in full.
Also true to Almar S, Barnstaple S, Beryllium S, Brecknockshire S, Clacton S, Cyprus S, Dore S, Essex S, Foulridge S, Illston S, Kalium S, Kenscoff S, Leo S, Ludlow S, Neptunium S, Niton S, Nonagenarian S, Quack S, Silsden S, Swanage S, Terbium S, Unnilbium S, Xebec S, Zoisite S, Amberley Castle D, Golden D, Maeatae D, Shrove D, Thermidor D, Turners Hill D, Windsor D.
First rung to Unnilbium S.
Rung at Todmorden, Unitarian on Tue 21st Jul 2015.
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5056 Frodsham Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 619)

234567 B W H 35264 - | (34625) V,F. - | A 42356 -  | 25463 - 34625 V,F. 342756 I. - 326457 V. s 24356 - 32456 A   2 part. 4th place calls.

76 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 6857, 7586, 7685, 8765 & 8756, 12 7568, 10 7658, little bell music (42 LB4, 8 LB5), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678, 6578 & 8765, 18 8756, little bell music (56 LB4, 9 LB5) off front; All 6 5678 & 8765 courses in full.
Also true to Almar S, Barnstaple S, Beryllium S, Brecknockshire S, Clacton S, Cyprus S, Dore S, Essex S, Foulridge S, Illston S, Kalium S, Kenscoff S, Leo S, Ludlow S, Neptunium S, Niton S, Nonagenarian S, Quack S, Silsden S, Swanage S, Terbium S, Unnilbium S, Xebec S, Zoisite S, Amberley Castle D, Golden D, Maeatae D, Shrove D, Thermidor D, Turners Hill D, Windsor D.
First rung to Beryllium S.
Rung at Holybourne on Sat 12th Sep 2015 conducted by Benjamin D Constant.
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5184 Frodsham Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 705B)

23456 B W H 35264 - 42635 V,F. 24635 I,V. s 35462 2 (34625) V,F. s 42356 -   3 part. 4th place calls.

72 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 6857, 7586, 7685, 8765 & 8756, 6 each 7568 & 7658, little bell music (42 LB4, 8 LB5), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678, 6578 & 8765, 21 8756, little bell music (57 LB4, 8 LB5) off front; All 6 5678 & 8765 courses in full.
Also true to Almar S, Barnstaple S, Beryllium S, Brecknockshire S, Clacton S, Cyprus S, Dore S, Essex S, Foulridge S, Illston S, Kalium S, Kenscoff S, Leo S, Ludlow S, Neptunium S, Niton S, Nonagenarian S, Quack S, Silsden S, Swanage S, Terbium S, Unnilbium S, Xebec S, Zoisite S, Amberley Castle D, Golden D, Maeatae D, Shrove D, Thermidor D, Turners Hill D, Windsor D.
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5152 Golden Delight Major
by Ian Butters (No 667)

234567 V I 6 F W H 24356 s 32645 - 34625 - s 274536 - 423756 - 432756 s 354627 (- -) - 25463 s 42356 - 3 part, calling H,6,F instead of (V,I) in part 3. s = 1234. s6 = sM.

70 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 8765 & 8756, 20 7568, 15 7658, little bell music (54 LB4, 11 LB5), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678 & 8765, 12 each 6578 & 8756, 10 7568, little bell music (70 LB4, 9 LB5) off front; 23456 course in full (3 leads at backstroke & 4 leads at handstroke); Also contains 13 87s when rung to Golden D!
Rung at Spalding on Sun 19th May 2019.
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5120 Illston Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 87)

23456 B M W H (35426) 2 |A 23645 2 2 - | 23564 A (36524) 2 32465 - 2 - 2 part. 4th place calls.

130 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 6 8765 off back; backrounds off front.
True to all group Hx, cps.
Rung at West Bridgford on Tue 7th Mar 1995.
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5010 Illston Alliance Major
by Ian Butters (No 668)

234567 B W H 35264 - 42635 V,F. 234756 I. 3 327654 I. s 326457 I. - 24356 -   45263 - | (43625) V,F. - | A 32456 -  | 43256 A   35462 - 24635 V,F. 324756 I. 2 346257 V. s 42356 -   23456 2A   4th place calls. For methods with 30 rows per lead.

72 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 7685, 8765 & 8756, 23 7586, 22 7568, 18 each 6857 & 7658, little bell music (42 LB4, 8 LB5), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678 & 8765, 14 6578, 12 8756, little bell music (68 LB4, 9 LB5) off front; All 6 5678 & 8765 courses in full.
Also contains 12 87s when rung to this method!
Rung at Eaton Socon on Sun 26th Mar 2017.
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5120 Jerusalem Delight Major
by Ian Butters (No 68)

23456 B M W H 34256 2 | (24653) - |A 24536 - - | 32546 -   | 25346 2 | (35642) - |B 23645 - - -   | 32654 A,B,A 26354 2 43652 - - 23456 - -   4th place calls.

114 crus (inc 21 56 & 20 65), Tittums off back.
True to all group Hx, cps.
Rung at West Bridgford on Thu 28th Dec 1989.
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5096 Nethertown Alliance Major
by Ian Butters (No 615A)

234567 I X B M W H 42356 - 25463 - 34625 - (32456) - 2* 25364 - 43625 - 324756 - 3 327654 - - 326457 - - 45263 2 (43625) - - 32456 -   2 part. 4th place calls. X = V,F. 2* = s-. For methods with 28 rows per lead.

80 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 7586, 7685, 7568, 8765 & 8756, 18 7658, little bell music (37 LB4, 6 LB5), Tittums off back; 16 each 6578 & 8756, 12 each 5678 & 8765, little bell music (57 LB4, 7 LB5) off front; 6 courses of 7856 in full, 4 courses of 5678 (inc 23456) in full (& 40 leads in total). Also contains 12 87s when rung to this method.
Also true (& suitable) for Charlestown A Major.
Rung at Burton upon Stather on Thu 8th Aug 2019.
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5056 Shrove Delight Major
by Ian Butters (No 727)

234567 I B M X W H (24635) - - - s | A 43256 -  | (34625) - - s | B 42356 -  | 32456 A   43625 - * - | 324756 - 3| 327654 - -| C 236457 - s| 34256 -  | 24356 C, bob at * 23456 B   4th place calls. X = V,F.

72 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 6857, 7586, 7685, 7568, 8765 & 8756, 18 7658, little bell music (48 LB4), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678 & 8765, 12 7568, 6 each 6578 & 8756, little bell music (61 LB4) off front; All 6 5678 & 8765 courses in full.
Also true to Beryllium S, Clacton S, Dore S, Illston S, Kalium S, Kenscoff S, Neptunium S, Niton S, Terbium S, Unnilbium S, Xebec S, Zoisite S, Turners Hill D.
Rung at Ashbourne on Tue 13th Feb 2018.
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5024 Single Norwich Court Bob Major
by Ian Butters (No 12)

234567 V I H O F W 34256 - 432756 - - s 246357 3 - 43256 - - 63254 s ss 23654 s - - 36254 - 23465 - 34265 - 23546 -   4 part, calling s for first bob in alternate parts. For 5024 omit 1 block of 3 or 2 pairs of ss. sW = s8th.

144 crus, no 82/83, 24 each 7468 & 7568, Queens & Tittums off back; 6 5678 off front. Music is for full length (5248) & will vary according to block(s) omitted.
Rung at Radcliffe-on-Trent on Sat 5th Mar 1983.
Composition published in: RW 10/2/84, C502.
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5184 Unrung (group H) Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 705A)

23456 B X W H 35264 - 24635 - 2* (34625) 2 - s 42356 -   3 part. 4th place calls. X = V,F. 2* = s-. The reversal of comp no 705.

88 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 7685, 7658, 8765 & 8756, little bell music (46 LB4, 6 LB5), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678, 6578, 8765 & 8756, little bell music (56 LB4, 8 LB5) off front; All 6 5678 & 8765 courses in full.
Music analysis is for Zoisite S.
Also true to Almar S, Barnstaple S, Beryllium S, Brecknockshire S, Clacton S, Dore S, Frodsham S, Illston S, Kalium S, Kenscoff S, Neptunium S, Niton S, Swanage S, Terbium S, Unnilbium S, Xebec S, Maeatae D, Shrove D, Turners Hill D.
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5100 Unrung (group H) Alliance Major
by Ian Butters (No 668A)

234567 B W H 35264 - 42635 V,F. 234756 I. 3 327654 I. s 326457 I. - 24356 -   45263 - | (43625) V,F. - | A 32456 -  | 43256 A   2 part. 4th place calls. For methods with 30 rows per lead.

72 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 7586, 7685, 7568, 8765 & 8756, 18 each 6857 & 7658, little bell music (42 LB4, 8 LB5), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678 & 8765, 14 6578, 12 8756, little bell music (68 LB4, 9 LB5) off front; All 6 5678 & 8765 courses in full.
Also contains 12 87s when rung to this method!
Music analysis is for Illston A.
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5120 Unrung (group H) Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 667A)

234567 V I 6 F W H 42635 - 43625 - s 273546 - 324756 - 342756 s 453627 - - - 25364 s 32456 - 34256 (s) 3 part, calling 6,6,sV,6 instead of (s) in part 3. s = 1234. s6 = sM. Comp no 667 with an alternative ending, to produce all the plain course at backstroke.

70 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 8765 & 8756, 18 7568, 13 7658, little bell music (51 LB4, 11 LB5), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678 & 8765, 12 each 6578 & 8756, 8 7568, little bell music (71 LB4, inc 24 1234, 9 LB5) off front; Also contains 6 87s when rung to Golden D!
Music analysis is for Golden D.
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5152 Xebec Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 88)

23456 B M W H 43526 2 - 25346 2 2 25463 - - (35264) 2 32465 - - - 2 (26435) 2 |A 32654 - 2 | (25634) 2 (36452) - - 23564 2 - 2 23456 2A   4th place calls.

134 crus (inc 24 56 & 23 65), 7 8765 off back.
True to all group Hx, cps.
Rung at West Bridgford on Tue 6th Aug 1996.
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5184 Zoisite Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 705)

23456 B X M H (45263) - s 32645 - 25463 2 2* 34625 - 42356 -   3 part. 4th place calls. X = V,F. 2* = -s.

88 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 7685, 7658, 8765 & 8756, little bell music (48 LB4, 10 LB5), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678, 6578, 8765 & 8756, little bell music (56 LB4, 8 LB5) off front; All 6 5678 & 8765 courses in full.
Also true to Almar S, Barnstaple S, Beryllium S, Brecknockshire S, Clacton S, Dore S, Frodsham S, Illston S, Kalium S, Kenscoff S, Neptunium S, Niton S, Swanage S, Terbium S, Unnilbium S, Xebec S, Maeatae D, Shrove D, Turners Hill D.
Rung at West Bridgford on Tue 5th Sep 2017.
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