Ian Butters's Compositions

5088 Bristol Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 5)

23456 B X W H 23564 - - 62534 - 36245 - 2 43265 - 45236 - 2 34256 -   3 part. 4th place calls. X = F,I.

97 crus (inc 21 each 56 & 65) off back. Only 36 calls.
Rung at Eastwood on Sun 21st Oct 1979.
Composition published in: RW 11/3/83.
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5184 Bristol Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 451)

234567 M W H 24356 s 42635 F,I. s 243756 I. s 472536 B. 352647 s V,V. 64253 s - 34256 s   3 part. 4th place calls.

66 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 6857, 7586, 7685, 7568, 8765 & 8756, 18 7658, little bell music (60 LB4, inc 18 each 1234 & 4321, 10 LB5), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678 & 8765, 15 each 6578 & 8756, little bell music (64 LB4, inc 20 each 1234 & 4321, 11 LB5) off front; 3 courses of 56 (inc 23456) in full (& 36 leads in total).
Rung at Sapcote on Sat 9th May 2009 conducted by Richard J Angrave.
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5120 Bristol Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 494)

234567 M B V W H 35426 2 23564 - 2 23645 - - 34625 2 25463 2 372645 2 s 345627 2 s - 32465 2 - 2 part. 4th place calls.

112 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 6857, 7685, 7586, 8765 & 8756, little bell music (40 LB4) off back; 21 each 8765 (inc backrounds) & 8756, 15 each 5678 & 6578, little bell music (54 LB4) off front; 3 courses each of 56 & 65 in full.
Rung at Walkden on Wed 6th Apr 2011 conducted by Peter C Randall.
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5376 Bristol Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 495)

234567 M 3 B V W H 35426 2 | A 23564 - 2 | 23645 A 34625 2 25463 s s 372645 2 s 534627 2 s 2 32465 - 2 2 part. For 5056 call one A block as B,H (2nd A block suggested). 4th place calls.

132 (119) crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 6857, 7685, 7586, 8765 & 8756, little bell music (32 LB4) off back; 16 each 5678, 6578, 8765 (inc backrounds) & 8756, little bell music (56 LB4) off front.
Rung at Liverpool, St Francis Xavier on Thu 2nd Feb 2012 conducted by George H Campling.
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5184 Bristol Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 502)

234567 M B V W H 42356 - 54326 - 23645 - - 473625 2 s 542637 2 s 2 24365 - 5   2 part. 4th place calls.

84 crus (inc 22 each 56 & 65), 24 each 7586 & 7685, 18 each 8765 & 8756, 16 each 5867 & 6857, little bell music (58 LB4) off back; 24 each 8765 & 8756, 16 each 5678 & 6578, little bell music (66 LB4) off front; 3 courses each of 56 & 65 in full; Only 36 calls.
Rung at Brighouse on Thu 7th Jul 2011.
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5120 Bristol Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 503)

234567 M B W H 42356 - 54326 - 23645 - - 473625 s3. 254637 2 sV. 34562 - - 24365 2 5   2 part. 4th place calls.

72 crus (inc 20 each 56 & 65), 24 each 8756 & 8765, 23 each 7586 & 7685, 21 each 5867 & 6857, little bell music (54 LB4) off back; 19 each 8756 & 8765 (inc backrounds), 17 each 5678 & 6578, little bell music (70 LB4) off front; Only 34 calls.
Rung at Sydney, St Philip on Sun 21st Oct 2012 conducted by Peter C Randall.
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5152 Bristol Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 504)

234567 M B W H 42356 - 54326 - 23645 - - 473625 2 sV. 542637 2 sV. 2 24365 - 5   32465 - 63425 - 24536 - - 374526 s3. 263547 2 sV. 43652 - - 23456 2 5   4th place calls. Part 1 of 502, followed by part 2 of 503.

74 crus (inc 24 56 & 18 65), 24 each 6857, 7586 & 8765, 23 7685, 18 8756, little bell music (58 LB4) off back; 23 8765 (inc backrounds), 20 8756, 17 5678, 16 6578, little bell music (70 LB4) off front; 3 courses of 56 in full; Only 35 calls.
Rung at Tuebrook on Sat 25th Jan 2014 conducted by George H Campling.
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5024 Bristol Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 451A)

234567 M W H 24356 s 42635 F,I. s 243756 I. s* 472536 B. 352647 s V,V. 64253 s - a 34256 s   3 part, with variations below (which MUST be used to ensure truth). 4th place calls. Part 1. Replace s* with -s-. Part 2. Call sH at a (part end is 43256). Part 3. Omit s* & call B immediately after I.

70 crus (inc 24 each 56 & 65), 24 each 5867, 6857, 7586, 7685, 7568, 8765 & 8756, 18 7658, little bell music (60 LB4, inc 18 each 1234 & 4321, 10 LB5), Tittums off back; 24 each 5678 & 8765, 15 each 6578 & 8756, little bell music (64 LB4, inc 20 each 1234 & 4321, 11 LB5) off front; 3 courses of 56 (inc 23456) in full (& 36 leads in total).
Rung at Bamburgh on Sat 1st Mar 2014.
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5088 Bristol Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 518)

234567 M B W H 34256 2 23645 F,I. 473625 s3. 254637 2 sV. 34562 - - 54326 2 4 [- - 32546 - -] 24365 -   2 part, omitting bracketed [] calls in part 2. 4th place calls.

76 crus (inc 24 56 & 21 65), 24 each 5867, 6857, 7586 & 8765, 23 8756, 20 7685, little bell music (60 LB4) off back; 17 each 5678, 6578, 8765 (inc backrounds) & 8756, little bell music (72 LB4) off front; Only 38 calls.
Rung at Church Langton on Fri 13th Jul 2012.
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5088 Bristol Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 519)

234567 M B W H 42356 [- 63254 - - 43526 -] 5 2 - 24536 - 374526 s3. 263547 2 sV. 24365 - F,I. - 2 part, omitting bracketed [] calls in part 2. 4th place calls.

85 crus (inc 24 56 & 20 65), 24 each 6857, 7586, 8765 & 8756, 23 7685, 21 5867, little bell music (52 LB4) off back; 18 each 8765 (inc backrounds) & 8756, 16 each 5678 & 6578, little bell music (66 LB4) off back; Only 38 calls.
Rung at Eccleston on Wed 1st Aug 2012 conducted by Peter C Randall.
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5056 Bristol Surprise Major
by Ian Butters (No 637)

234567 M W H 24356 s 43625 F,I. - | 243756 I. 2| 472536 B. | 263745 - V. | A 452637 2 V. | 32456 - F,I.  | 24635 2* F,I. s 374526 I,B. 254637 s V,V. 34256 s F,I. 2* 23456 A   2* = s-. 4th place calls.

56 crus, all 576 combinations of 5678, little bell music (80 LB4, inc 24 each 1234 & 4321, 12 LB5) off back; 448 combinations of 5678 (inc 24 each 5678 & 8765, 20 each 7568 & 7658, 12 each 6578 & 8756), little bell music (74 LB4, inc 24 each 1234 & 4321, 12 LB5) off front.
Rung at Clifton, St Mary the Virgin on Wed 11th Nov 2015.
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5056 Double Coslany Court Bob Major
by Ian Butters (No 14)

234567 M F I B V W H 34256 2 63425 - - 2 - 24365 2 2 23645 - - 2 2 423756 - 2 327456 - - (-) 274356 2 s 325467 - s 2 2   4 part, calling s for (?) in alternate parts. 4th place calls. sB = s2nd.

144 crus, 24 each 7468 & 7568, Queens, Whittingtons & Tittums off back; 6 5678 off front.
Rung at Beeston on Thu 24th Nov 1983.
Composition published in: RW 17/2/84, C502.
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5120 Meldreth Delight Major
by Ian Butters (No 50)

23456 M B W H 45236 - - 25346 - - - 42356 - 63254 - - 35264 2 64523 2 - 2 64235 - - 32546 - - 32465 - - 2 part. 4th place calls.

144 crus off back.
True to all group Mx, cps.
Rung at Meldreth on Thu 11th Sep 1986.
Composition published in: C2000.
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