DIYAPASON-L Digest #496 - Friday, January 18, 2002
 
Re: [Residence Organs]  Your assistance, please
  by "Tony Newnham" <organist@tsnp.fsnet.co.uk>
 

(back) Subject: Re: [Residence Organs] Your assistance, please From: "Tony Newnham" <organist@tsnp.fsnet.co.uk> Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 11:57:56 -0000   Hi   Another solution (if you've got room on the chest) is to retain the = stopped octave and add an octave of 4 ft "helpers" to match the sound a little better.   There was an article on a portable chamber organ in the last edition of = The Organ Builder journal - in that ISTR the helper pipes were tucked away = under the reservoir at the bottom of the case (presumably tubed-off, as it was tracker action)   Just an idea.   Every blessing   Tony ----- Original Message ----- From: Elders, Craig <c.elders@tcu.edu> To: 'Residence Organ List' <DIYAPASON-L@pipechat.org> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 5:31 PM Subject: [Residence Organs] Your assistance, please     | > Good Friday-eve to one and all. | > | > I need to ask your assistance in helping me find something. Eleanor, = my | > pipe organ, has an 8' Principal on the Great. However, in my living room, | > I only had room for one 8' open rank and that went to the 8' Octave on the | > Pedal. I found an old "Stopped Diapason" (pipes 1-12) that I put in just | > to give me some *kind* of 8' sound on the Great . It, of course, | > was never good - especially when the rest of the 8' Diapason is wonderful. | > So now is the time for me to find a low 8' Haskell octave (pipes = 1-12). | > It needs to be about a 46 scale that I will play on 3-1/2". | > | > In your searching and looking around, if you see such, would you = please | > keep me in mind and drop me a note. Eleanor and I would certainly | > appreciate you helping us out. (A cold Dr. Pepper will be on it way = to | > you as a finders fee!) | > | > Thanks and hope the rest of your week goes well. | > | > Craig | | DIYAPASON-L: a Discussion list for owners and builders of their own | Residence Pipe Organs. | HOMEPAGE : http://www.diyapason.pipechat.org | List: mailto:DIYAPASON-L@pipechat.org | Administration: mailto:owner-DIYAPASON@pipechat.org | | |