February 2019

Handbell Compositions: 5024 Cornwall Surprise Major by James A Smith

I noticed a peal of Cornwall on handbells last week, with a composition by James Smith which is also based on blocks of befores but is much better than the one I came up with.

5024 Cornwall Surprise Major
James A Smith

M  B  W  H  23456
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-     -  3  54632
   2     -  43265
   5     2  32465
   -  -  -  35264
   4     -  42356
   5     -  34256
   5     -  23456
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For handbells: 62% coursing for 3-4 and 80% coursing for 5-6.