Ian Butters's Compositions

5024 Chelmsford Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 62)

23456 B M W H 42356 - 32654 - 2 - 2 25634 2 32546 (2 2) 2 24536 2 24365 - - 63542 - - 63425 - - 32465 2   2 part, calling bob Before for bracketed calls in part 2. 4th place calls.

134 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 9 8765 off back; 7 5678 off front.
True to all group Jx, cps.
Rung at West Bridgford on Thu 26th Nov 1987.
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5088 Chipperfield Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 406)

234567 O H V 6 F I 53246 2 - - - 25634 - 32654 3 2 273546 -* s | 325467 s - |A 46253 s s   | 26354 2A, omitting -* 42356 2 - 3 23456 - 3 sH = s7th.

62 crus (inc 18 56 & 6 65), 18 8765, 9 7568, Queens off back; 18 each 5678 & 8765, 6 6578 off front; 12 courses of 6 in 6th (bar 2 leads).
Also true to Charles Towne S, Chenies S, Undercliffe S.
Rung at West Bridgford on Tue 6th Jan 2009.
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5184 Jevington Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 13)

23456 M W H 43526 2 - 25346 2 2 56342 - 2 23645 - - 63425 2 - 24365 2 2 25463 2 - 23564 2 - 53624 2 - 26354 2 2 62453 2 2 23456 - 2 4th place calls.

131 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 12 8765 off back; 9 5678, backrounds off front.
True to all group Jx, cps.
Rung at Beeston on Thu 14th Apr 1983.
Composition published in: RW 7/6/85, C502, Universal Major Comps(2001).
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5088 Undercliffe Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 405)

234567 O H V 6 F I 53246 2 - - - 25634 3 - 45236 - 32654 3 2 2 273546 - 3 s 435267 s (273546) 3 s 263547 3 s 42356 2 - 23456 -   sH = s7th.

63 crus (inc 15 56 & 9 65), 15 8765, 9 7568, Queens off back; 24 each 5678 & 8765 off front; 12 courses of 6 in 6th (bar 2 leads).
Also true to Charles Towne S, Chenies S, Chipperfield S.
Rung at West Bridgford on Tue 6th Mar 2007.
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5280 Undercliffe Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 407)

23456 X M W H 65432 - - - 36452 - 45236 - 2 34256 -   46253 - 2 25346 (-) 2 42356 -   63254 - - 62534 - 2 65324 - 2 26354 - 35426 - 2 23456 -   4th place calls. X = sV,sF. For 5184 call (-) as sV,sM,sM,sF.

66 crus (inc 15 56 & 9 65), 15(14) 8765, Queens off back; 20 5678, 20(16) 8765 (inc backrounds) off front.
The 5280, but NOT the 5184, is also true to Charles Towne S, Chenies S, Chipperfield S.
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5088 Unrung (group J) Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 89)

23456 B M W H 35426 2 23564 - 2 53624 2 - 26354 2 2 25463 2 - - 62534 2 2 2 36245 2 2 2 32465 - 2 42563 - 63425 - 2 25346 - 2 2 23456 - 2 4th place calls.

132 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 9 8765, Tittums off back; 8 5678 off front.
Music analysis is for Chelmsford S Major (ie Montgomery up).
True to all group Jx, cps.
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5152 Unrung (group J) Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 90)

23456 B M W H 34256 2 26453 2 - 23564 2 - 2 36524 2 23645 (-) 2 63425 2 - 32465 2   2 part, calling 2M,2W for (-) in part 2. 4th place calls.

136 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 9 8765 off back; 7 5678 off front.
Music analysis is for Chelmsford S Major (ie Montgomery up).
True to all group Jx, cps.
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5120 Unrung (group J) Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 91)

23456 B M W H 34256 2 | 64352 2 |A 64523 - - | 23645 - 2   | 23564 A 35264 2 62453 - - 32654 - -   2 part. 4th place calls.

138 crus (inc 24 56 & 23 65), 9 8765 off back; 7 5678 off front.
Music analysis is for Chelmsford S Major (ie Montgomery up).
True to all group Jx, cps.
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5120 Xeres Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 22)

23456 B M W H 54326 2 2 |A 23564 - - 2 | 56234 - - 32546 - - 2 32465 A   2 part. 4th place calls.

142 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65) off back.
True to all group Jx, cps.
Rung at West Bridgford on Thu 24th May 1990.
Composition published in: C502.
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5152 Zinc Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 21)

23456 B M W H 54326 2 2 42356 2 32654 - 2 - 2 25634 2 32546 (2)(2) 2 24536 2 32465 - 2 2 part, calling bob Before for bracketed calls in part 2. 4th place calls.

130 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 12 8765 off back; 9 5678, backrounds off front.
True to all group Jx, cps.
Rung at Prestwold on Sat 7th Jan 1984.
Composition published in: C502.
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5024 Zircon Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 692)

234567 B M W H (32456) F,F,s3,F,F. 2* 34256 I,V.   23645 - V,F. 32456 - s 43625 - V,F. 43256 - - (274536) - s V. 246357 ss F. s 42356 - s (647253) F,V,V. (327465) - I. 3* 243567 I.   35264 - s 32645 3 s (637254) - F,V,V,V. (427365) - I. 3* 234567 I.   4th place calls. 2* = -s. 3* = -s-.

65 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 6857, 7586, 7685, 7568, 8765 & 8756, 23 7658, little bell music (68 LB4, inc 24 1234) off back; 14 5678, 12 each 6578, 8765 & 7568, 11 8756, little bell music (64 LB4, inc 24 each 1234 & 4321). Also contains 4 87s when rung to this method!
Also true to Chelmsford S, Hopwood S, Little Rock D, Pevensey Castle D, Radon S, Todmorden S, Vinion D, Zyyi S.
Rung at West Bridgford on Tue 4th Apr 2017.
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