DIYAPASON-L Digest #423 - Tuesday, October 30, 2001
 
Re: [Residence Organs]  Cresendo indicator
  by <Mpmollerorgan@aol.com>
Re: [Residence Organs]  Cresendo indicator
  by "Jon Calvo" <jcalvo@mail.state.tn.us>
 

(back) Subject: Re: [Residence Organs] Cresendo indicator From: <Mpmollerorgan@aol.com> Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 13:48:29 EST     In a message dated 10/29/01 10:31:45 AM, jcalvo@mail.state.tn.us writes:   >riority ** > >Randall >I agree with you that sometimes the Crescendo can be useful and at the >same time the can be just as much as a detraction as a help , I am = reminder >of a story that happened to a friend of mine that was organist at a = Methodist >church in VA , Jim was know for his great playing one morning he had just >set the organ for the Allauea he did not know that the Creas.Indicator >light had blown out and this was a Moller organ 50+ ranks so insteand of >a quite Alluea he got full organ , needless to say it really woke up the >perishers , and all because of one little indicator light was not working >, so it just goes to show you , it is always something > >john C     There you go, a good example of what happens when one relys totally on technology like electronic circuits or transistors, and bulbs. I feel unless there are unusual arrangements like the organ way off on = the other side of the building around a corner from the console or something, = if the organist can't tell if he/she has the shades fully open or not or what =   stops are on, then how can anyone else, and does it matter if that's the case???   It's "always something" like you said, gee this week at work since I'm the =   one the foreman has repaiir, maintain all the stuff in the shops, I had = to try to fix one furnace but found the breaker is screwey so had to order = one and see if that was the cause or the result of another problem which I = think will be the case because switching the wires to another breaker started = the furnace then it quit. While waiting on that, today the office furnace = stopped working, fixed that then the main phone line doesn't work, and the red indicator light on the air handler shows a filter needs replacing. Last = week a thermostat gave out and the week before that I spent half a day fixing = the big air compressor whose virbrations had fatigued and cracked three = brackets and the outlet tube.   I swear one machine decides to call it quits and somehow communitcates = over the wires in it's death throes to it's buddies and tells them to quit too!             Randall http://members.aol.com/mpmollerorgan/  
(back) Subject: Re: [Residence Organs] Cresendo indicator From: "Jon Calvo" <jcalvo@mail.state.tn.us> Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 14:34:15 -0600   This is a MIME message. If you are reading this text, you may want to consider changing to a mail reader or gateway that understands how to properly handle MIME multipart messages.   --=3D_401AA9C2.7F1E71D3 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3DUS-ASCII Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   ** For Your Eyes Only ** ** High Priority **   Randall=3D20 I cannot say I totally disagree with you , and I can tell you that knowing = =3D Jim that organ was " the console was right in front of the pipe casing   and yes that happened when you do rely on technology to much , and have a = =3D good example of that setting at home , my little home organ , that thing = =3D has a mind of its own and it is electropnemachnachal organ and like you = =3D said when one switch goes on strike then whole team goes out ,...   how ever let me say this I am the type of organist that is in love with = =3D gadgetry and every organ servicemen might mare , that is why I am so =3D thankful that I have two good friends that repair organs ...   this has kept me out of the dog house numerous times LOL !!! how ever I agree with you in the fact that the organist should not have = =3D to rely on that unless like you said if the organist is not where he can = =3D see what is going on and has not clue as to what is set on or off on the = =3D organ ..   the Crescendo pedal should be used sparingly and with descression , the = =3D reason behind this is a good short story , not a St Olaf story but a good = =3D short one , I had to play one Sunday after Christmas an Episcaple mass =3D being Catholic it was really different , the organ had just been installed = =3D and one would think that a new organ nothing really should happen right , = =3D Wrong , I had gone in an warmed up the organ " same as you would a Truck = =3D or Motor cycle ,,, so after the the air was circulating good I started my = =3D prelude music and after that I noticed the Crescendo pedal was half open = =3D and the Middle D pedal was psysering this coming from a new organ what is = =3D wrong with this picture , that is a good example of to many wires and to = =3D new technology that was about 15 years ago I think the organ has been =3D replaced with a new electronic , =3D20 >>> Mpmollerorgan@aol.com 10/30/01 12:48PM >>>   In a message dated 10/29/01 10:31:45 AM, jcalvo@mail.state.tn.us writes:   >riority ** > >Randall=3D20 >I agree with you that sometimes the Crescendo can be useful and at the >same time the can be just as much as a detraction as a help , I am =3D reminder >of a story that happened to a friend of mine that was organist at a =3D Methodist >church in VA , Jim was know for his great playing one morning he had just >set the organ for the Allauea he did not know that the Creas.Indicator >light had blown out and this was a Moller organ 50+ ranks so insteand of >a quite Alluea he got full organ , needless to say it really woke up the >perishers , and all because of one little indicator light was not working >, so it just goes to show you , it is always something=3D20 > >john C     There you go, a good example of what happens when one relys totally = on=3D20 technology like electronic circuits or transistors, and bulbs. I feel unless there are unusual arrangements like the organ way off on = =3D the=3D20 other side of the building around a corner from the console or something, = =3D if=3D20 the organist can't tell if he/she has the shades fully open or not or =3D what=3D20 stops are on, then how can anyone else, and does it matter if that's =3D the=3D20 case???   It's "always something" like you said, gee this week at work since I'm =3D the=3D20 one the foreman has repaiir, maintain all the stuff in the shops, I had = =3D to=3D20 try to fix one furnace but found the breaker is screwey so had to order = =3D one=3D20 and see if that was the cause or the result of another problem which I =3D think=3D20 will be the case because switching the wires to another breaker started = =3D the=3D20 furnace then it quit. While waiting on that, today the office furnace =3D stopped=3D20 working, fixed that then the main phone line doesn't work, and the red=3D20 indicator light on the air handler shows a filter needs replacing. Last = =3D week=3D20 a thermostat gave out and the week before that I spent half a day fixing = =3D the=3D20 big air compressor whose virbrations had fatigued and cracked three =3D brackets=3D20 and the outlet tube.   I swear one machine decides to call it quits and somehow communitcates =3D over=3D20 the wires in it's death throes to it's buddies and tells them to quit too!             Randall http://members.aol.com/mpmollerorgan/   DIYAPASON-L: a Discussion list for owners and builders of their own=3D20 Residence Pipe Organs. HOMEPAGE : http://www.diyapason.pipechat.org List: mailto:DIYAPASON-L@pipechat.org Administration: mailto:owner-DIYAPASON@pipechat.org   --=3D_401AA9C2.7F1E71D3 Content-Type: text/html; charset=3DISO-8859-1 Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Description: HTML   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD W3 HTML//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD>   <META content=3D3D"text/html; charset=3D3Diso-8859-1" = http-equiv=3D3DContent-Type=3D > <META content=3D3D'"MSHTML 4.72.3612.1706"' name=3D3DGENERATOR> </HEAD> <BODY style=3D3D"FONT: 8pt MS Sans Serif; MARGIN-LEFT: 2px; MARGIN-TOP: = =3D 2px"> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D1>Randall </FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D1>I cannot say I totally disagree with you , and I can = =3D tell you=3D20 that knowing Jim that organ was &quot; the console was right in front of = =3D the=3D20 pipe casing</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D1></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D1>and yes that happened when you do rely on technology = =3D to much ,=3D20 and have a good example of that setting at home , my little home organ , = =3D that=3D20 thing has a mind of its own and it is electropnemachnachal organ and like = =3D you=3D20 said when one switch goes on strike then whole team goes out = ,...</FONT></D=3D IV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D1></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D1>how ever let me say this I am the type of organist = =3D that is in=3D20 love with gadgetry and every organ servicemen might mare , that is why I = =3D am so=3D20 thankful that I have two good friends that repair organs ...</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D1></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D1>this has kept me out of the dog house numerous times = =3D LOL=3D20 !!!</FONT><BR>how ever&nbsp; I agree with you in the fact that the =3D organist=3D20 should not have to rely on that unless like you said if the organist is = =3D not=3D20 where he&nbsp; can see what is going on and has not clue as to what is set = =3D on or=3D20 off on the organ ..</DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>the Crescendo pedal should be used sparingly and with descression , = =3D the=3D20 reason behind this is a good short story , not a St Olaf story&nbsp; but a = =3D good=3D20 short one , I had to play one Sunday after Christmas an Episcaple mass =3D being=3D20 Catholic it was really different , the organ had just been installed and = =3D one=3D20 would think that a new organ nothing really should happen right , Wrong , = =3D I had=3D20 gone in an warmed up the organ &quot; same as you would a Truck or Motor = =3D cycle=3D20 ,,, so after the the air was circulating good I started my prelude music = =3D and=3D20 after that I noticed the Crescendo pedal was half open and the Middle D = =3D pedal=3D20 was psysering this coming from a new organ what is wrong with this picture = =3D ,=3D20 that is a good example of to many wires and to new technology that was =3D about 15=3D20 years ago I think the organ has been replaced with a new electronic=3D20 ,&nbsp;&nbsp; <BR>&gt;&gt;&gt; <A=3D20 href=3D3D"mailto:Mpmollerorgan@aol.com">Mpmollerorgan@aol.com</A> 10/30/01 = =3D 12:48PM=3D20 &gt;&gt;&gt;<BR><BR>In a message dated 10/29/01 10:31:45 AM,=3D20 jcalvo@mail.state.tn.us writes:<BR><BR>&gt;riority = **<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;Randal=3D l=3D20 <BR>&gt;I agree with you that sometimes the Crescendo can be useful and = =3D at=3D20 the<BR>&gt;same time the can be just as much as a detraction as a help , I = =3D am=3D20 reminder<BR>&gt;of a story that happened to a friend of mine that was =3D organist=3D20 at a Methodist<BR>&gt;church in VA , Jim was know for his great playing = =3D one=3D20 morning he had just<BR>&gt;set the organ for the Allauea he did not =3D know=3D20 that&nbsp; the Creas.Indicator<BR>&gt;light had blown out and this was a = =3D Moller=3D20 organ 50+ ranks so insteand of<BR>&gt;a quite Alluea he got full organ =3D ,=3D20 needless to say it really woke up the<BR>&gt;perishers , and all because = =3D of one=3D20 little indicator light was not working<BR>&gt;, so it just goes to show = =3D you , it=3D20 is always something <BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;john C<BR><BR><BR>There you go, a =3D good=3D20 example of what happens when one relys totally on <BR>technology like =3D electronic=3D20 circuits or transistors,&nbsp; and bulbs.<BR>I&nbsp; feel unless there =3D are=3D20 unusual arrangements like the organ way off on the <BR>other side of =3D the=3D20 building around a corner from the console or something, if <BR>the =3D organist=3D20 can't tell if he/she has the shades fully open or not or what <BR>stops = =3D are on,=3D20 then how can anyone else, and does it matter if that's the=3D20 <BR>case???<BR><BR>It's &quot;always something&quot; like you said, gee = =3D this=3D20 week at work since I'm the <BR>one the foreman has repaiir, maintain all = =3D the=3D20 stuff in the shops,&nbsp; I had to <BR>try to fix one furnace but found = =3D the=3D20 breaker is screwey so had to order one <BR>and see if that was the cause = =3D or the=3D20 result of another problem which I think <BR>will be the case because =3D switching=3D20 the wires to another breaker started the <BR>furnace then it quit. While = =3D waiting=3D20 on that, today the office furnace stopped <BR>working, fixed that then the = =3D main=3D20 phone line doesn't work, and&nbsp; the red <BR>indicator light on the =3D air=3D20 handler shows a filter needs replacing. Last week <BR>a thermostat gave = =3D out and=3D20 the week before that I spent half a day fixing the <BR>big air compressor = =3D whose=3D20 virbrations had fatigued and cracked three brackets <BR>and the = outlet=3D20 tube.<BR><BR>I swear one machine decides to call it quits and somehow=3D20 communitcates over <BR>the wires in it's death throes to it's buddies and = =3D tells=3D20 them to quit too!<BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR>Randall<BR><A=3D20 href=3D3D"http://members.aol.com/mpmollerorgan/">http://members.aol.com/mpm= ol=3D lerorgan/</A><BR><BR>DIYAPASON-L:=3D20 a Discussion list for owners and builders of their own <BR>Residence =3D Pipe=3D20 Organs.<BR>HOMEPAGE : <A=3D20 href=3D3D"http://www.diyapason.pipechat.org/">http://www.diyapason.pipechat= .o=3D rg</A><BR>List:=3D20 <A=3D20 href=3D3D"mailto:DIYAPASON-L@pipechat.org">mailto:DIYAPASON-L@pipechat.org<= /A=3D ><BR>Administration:&nbsp;=3D20 <A=3D20 href=3D3D"mailto:owner-DIYAPASON@pipechat.org">mailto:owner-DIYAPASON@pipec= ha=3D t.org</A><BR><BR></DIV></BODY></HTML>   --=3D_401AA9C2.7F1E71D3--