PipeChat Digest #188 - Monday, January 5, 1998
RE: PipeChat Digest #186 - 01/04/98
  by Duncan Charig <charigd@illawarra.starway.net.au>
Re: Tracker with a glass case?
  by Jim Saenger <chamade@Early.COM>
Re: PipeChat Digest #187 - 01/05/98
  by Bruce Behnke <behnke@isat.com>
Re: Tracker with a glass case?
  by PHarri5833 <PHarri5833@aol.com>

(back) Subject: RE: PipeChat Digest #186 - 01/04/98 From: Duncan Charig <charigd@illawarra.starway.net.au> Date: Mon, 5 Jan 1998 17:31:21 +1100       -----Original Message----- From: PipeChat [SMTP:pipechat@pipechat.org] Sent: Sunday, January 04, 1998 9:00 PM To: PipeChat Subject: PipeChat Digest #186 - 01/04/98     Subject: Re: Howard Goodall From: ManderUSA <ManderUSA@aol.com> Date: Fri, 2 Jan 1998 11:14:39 EST   In a message dated 98-01-02 00:57:28 EST, Stephen Karr wrote: << I write this morning to ask of one Howard Goodall. I just finished watching a Mr. Bean marathon, and in one of them, it took place in a church, which contained some sort of organ. Mr. Goodall played the church organist. He also composed the music, and I'd like to know more about him. I'd also like to know what kind of relationship he has with the Southwark Cathedral Choir, which sings the title music. >>   For Australian readers there is a programme on Howard Goodall's music on ABC TV, 9.45 EST Wednesday   Duncan    
(back) Subject: Re: Tracker with a glass case? From: "Jim Saenger" <chamade@Early.COM> Date: Mon, 05 Jan 98 01:16:58 PST   A Pels mechanical organ from the later 60s in, I believe, Eindhoven, has an all glass or Plexiglass case. Klais has done a number of organs for Germany and Japan with visable actions, usually under glass. And Limburg Cathedral has the entire lower portion of the case where the action is located -the organ stands on columns- enclosed with glass.     Jim Saenger ---------- > > That would be way cool--if a bit ugly from an appearance standpoint: > > Make the keydesk and the case up to the windchests out of glass, to show off > the mechanical guts. Has anyone ever done this? > > Of course, you'd still want to make the pipecase out of a suitable hardwood. > Of course, glass reflects sound well. Perhaps it would work there as well, > with proper treatment > > "Pipe Up and Be Heard!" > PipeChat: A discussion List for pipe/digital organs & related topics > HOMEPAGE : http://www.pipechat.org > List: mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org > Administration: mailto:admin@pipechat.org > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: mailto:requests@pipechat.org > >      
(back) Subject: Re: PipeChat Digest #187 - 01/05/98 From: Bruce Behnke <behnke@isat.com> Date: Sun, 4 Jan 98 23:54:53 -0000   >Then the >keybards take about 400 hours to make each one.   Is this figure accurate? At just $10.00 per hour that would be $4,000.00 for just labor not including materials.   Bruce  
(back) Subject: Re: Tracker with a glass case? From: PHarri5833 <PHarri5833@aol.com> Date: Mon, 5 Jan 1998 04:04:09 EST   My 2m Sixsmith instrument (1979) also uses glass for the swell shutters. It has created problems for TV lighting with reflections flashing as the shutters are operated but can also add some interest if my performance becomes too boring to listen to!     Peter Harrison Emmanuel Church, Holcombe Ramsbottom, GB.