PipeChat Digest #463 - Friday, July 24, 1998
Roanoke, VA:  Walcker pipe organ for sale (X-post)
  by "Patricia R Maimone" <patmai@juno.com>
Re: Organ & Piano, Ensemble Pieces Wanted
  by "S. Kishimoto" <KN655200@copernicus.or.jp>
Re: Organ Museum
  by "Vincent" <vlefevere@unicall.be>

(back) Subject: Roanoke, VA: Walcker pipe organ for sale (X-post) From: patmai@juno.com (Patricia R Maimone) Date: Thu, 23 Jul 1998 22:24:01 -0400   Dear Pipechatters,   This was originally posted on choralist. Pat Maimone   From: Sandborg, Jeffrey <sandborg@roanoke.edu> Subject: Pipe Organ for Sale Friends, I have been appointed by my department to "find a buyer" for an extra pipe organ within our department. Herewith is a brief description: Two-manual E.F. Walcker pipe organ Designed for Roanoke College in 1969 Manuals and pedal built to A.G.O. specs Adjustable bench Slider chests throughout Mechanical key action Mechanical stop action Electric motor and blower $15,000 OR BEST OFFER Friends, Thank you for your interest in the pipe organ we have for sale. I am including all of the information I have available on its specifications (from builder's spec list). If there is further interest on your part I can refer you to the colleague who purchased it for Roanoke College nearly thirty years ago. He is now retired. As far as I know the organ is in excellent condition. At this writing I cannot say who has done the maintenance but I can find out. E.F. WALCKER (GERMANY) PIPE ORGAN BUILT, 1969 2 MANUALS 11 RANKS MANUAL COMPASS CC TO C4 61 NOTES PEDAL COMPASS CCC TO G 32 NOTES CONSOLE: ATTACHED MANUAL 1=61 TONE 1. GEDECKT 8' 61 PIPES IN OAK 2. PRINZIPAL 4' 70% TIN PIPES--61 IN PROSPECT 3. MIXTUR 2-3 RK. 110 PIPES IN 70% TIN MANUAL 2=61 TONE 4. GEMSHORN 8' 61 PIPES IN PIPEMETAL (C-B GED.) 5. ROHRFLOTE 4' 61 PIPES IN PIPEMETAL 6. PRINZIPAL 2' 61 PIPES IN 70% TIN 7. QUINTE 1 1/3' 61 PIPES IN 70% TIN PEDAL=32 TONE 8. SUBBASS 16' 32 PIPES IN WOOD 9. CHORALBASS 4' 32 PIPES IN PIPEMETAL ADJUSTABLE ORGAN BENCH SLIDER CHESTS THROUGHOUT MECHANICAL KEY ACTION MECHANICAL STOP ACTION ELECTRIC MOTOR AND BLOWER BLOND CASEWORK (UNSURE OF WOOD--PERHAPS OAK) COUPLERS: II-I, I-PED., II-PED., ACTIVATED BY PEDAL PULL DOWNS TRACKERS OF ALUMINUM ROLLERS OF BRASS WOOD IS OF "MARINE" QUALITY AND NOT SUBJECT TO CHANGES OF WEATHER, HEAT, AC, ETC. RELIEF VALVE PROVIDED ON EACH CHANNEL TO PREVENT CYPHERS> NO LEATHER USED ANYWHERE NOR FELT IN THE SLIDER CHEST FRAMEWORK OF THE ORGAN AND BENCH MADE OF SQUARE STEEL TUBING   Feel free to call. Cordially, Jeffrey Sandborg, D.M.A. Professor of Music Director: Roanoke College Choir Roanoke Symphony Chorus Canticum Novum Chamber Singers and Orchestra Second Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir 540-375-2360 540-375-2206 (Fax)     _____________________________________________________________________ You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail. Get completely free e-mail from Juno at http://www.juno.com Or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]  
(back) Subject: Re: Organ & Piano, Ensemble Pieces Wanted From: "S. Kishimoto" <KN655200@copernicus.or.jp> Date: Fri, 24 Jul 1998 11:56:43 +0900     "Vincent"<vlefevere@unicall.be> wrote: >We propose a composition of Chris Dubois (Belgian composer) , namely a >concertino for small organ (positiv) and hapsichord or piano, mr Dubois is >willing to produce copies of this handwritten score and send it to you just >against payment of the copy and sending costs. This payment can be done us.   I am very glad in hearing such atractive information. I willingly pay the cost required.   For detailed information exchange, I will write direct e-mail.   S. Kishimoto  
(back) Subject: Re: Organ Museum From: "Vincent" <vlefevere@unicall.be> Date: Fri, 24 Jul 1998 08:44:47 +0200     -----Oorspronkelijk bericht----- Van: OrganAngel@aol.com <OrganAngel@aol.com> Aan: pipechat@pipechat.org <pipechat@pipechat.org> Datum: donderdag 23 juli 1998 21:41 Onderwerp: Organ Museum     >Hello everyone, > > I was watching the "Joy of Music" with Diane Bish and she was at an organ >museum that is in Switzerland. I will be going to Italy a week from tomorrow >and Switzerland will be one of the places I will be visiting and was wondering >if anyone knew where in Switzerland it was... Thank you for any info!!!= !!! > >Take care, >Lauren > Lauren, One place to visit in Switzerland is SION, with the oldest organ of the world (1492 I believe). It can still be played. In this place is an organ museum, if I'm right. I suggest to E-mail the Swiss Touring Office. The URL must be tracable via Alta Vista or any other search machine. If I can of further assistance, please contact me. Vincent Lef=E8vre on behalf of "Organs in Flanders" (Belgium) vlefevere@unicall.be