PipeChat Digest #558 - Sunday, October 18, 1998
 
78s in Syracuse (x cross)
  by "Bonnie Beth Derby" <orge@dreamscape.com>
Re: PipeChat Digest #557 - 10/17/98
  by "George & Bonny Jenista" <hiplain@flash.net>
geo. & bonny jenista                  dutchorgan@svs.net
  by "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net>
Favs list
  by "Greg McAusland" <gregorymca@pavilion.co.uk>
Schoenstein orgues d' choeur
  by "Bud" <budchris@earthlink.net>
piporg-1
  by "Bud" <budchris@earthlink.net>
Re: Where's the Beef?
  by "Jeff Groves[ATOS]" <jeff-atos-london@technologist.com>
Re: Where's the Beef?
  by "Bud" <budchris@earthlink.net>
Re: Where's the Beef?
  by "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@truelink.net>
Re: Where's the Beef?
  by "Dan Wilkinson" <dandub@gte.net>
building a dutch organ
  by "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net>
forget the solid state stuff
  by "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net>
hello, robert
  by "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net>
Re: hello, robert
  by "Robert Ridgeway" <ridgeway@ais.net>
hi, robert
  by "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net>
duane austin
  by "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net>
Re: Where's the Beef?
  by <Bill6827@aol.com>
Re: Traveling Moller Theatre Organ
  by <GBorgan@aol.com>
 


(back) Subject: 78s in Syracuse (x cross) From: "Bonnie Beth Derby" <orge@dreamscape.com> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 09:58:02 -0400   Hi all,   This is a bit off-topic but I know there are two to three organ 78s in the collection and a number of choral.   Syracuse NY Public Radio station WCNY has a warehouse fairly full of 78 album sets; leftovers from the station's record/CD/tape sale from a few weeks back. The sets are overwhelmingly classical and THEY'RE GONNA BE DUMPED by the end of October if somebody doesn't come and get 'em!   WCNY is at 506 Old Liverpool Road in Liverpool (a Syracuse suburb) NY. Use exit 37 of the NY State Thruway (I-90); left onto Electronics Parkway; left onto Old Liverpool Road. Call Chuck Klaus of Don Dolloff at 315-453-2424 weekdays if you want to rescue these golden old 78s!!   Bonnie Beth Derby orge@dreamscape.com  
(back) Subject: Re: PipeChat Digest #557 - 10/17/98 From: George & Bonny Jenista <hiplain@flash.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 11:53:07 -0400   > From: "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net> > Date: Fri, 16 Oct 1998 09:19:27 -0500 > > Anyone out there interested in street organs of Holland- otherwise > known as Pierements or Dreiorgels? Thanks, Rick dutchorgans@svs.net = >   Yes, please tell us more.  
(back) Subject: geo. & bonny jenista dutchorgan@svs.net From: "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 12:08:16 -0500   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=_NextPart_000_0008_01BDF9C6.D2AC7400 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   Hi. Have had such an interest in dutch organs since I was a kid ( now 47 = ), that I'm building one. 112 pipes, 5 registers.   ------=_NextPart_000_0008_01BDF9C6.D2AC7400 Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD W3 HTML//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD>   <META content=3Dtext/html;charset=3Diso-8859-1 = http-equiv=3DContent-Type> <META content=3D'"MSHTML 4.71.1712.3"' name=3DGENERATOR> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT color=3D#800080 size=3D2>Hi. Have had such an interest in = dutch organs=20 since I was a kid ( now 47 ), that I'm building one. 112 pipes, 5=20 registers.</FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>   ------=_NextPart_000_0008_01BDF9C6.D2AC7400--    
(back) Subject: Favs list From: "Greg McAusland" <gregorymca@pavilion.co.uk> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 20:24:13 +0100   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=_NextPart_000_0008_01BDFA0C.1AEC7EA0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   Hey Guys!   Here is a list of my all-time favourite organ pieces:   1) Rhapsody no 3. - Howells 2) Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue in Eb minor - Healey-Willan 3) Fugue sur le Carillion dans le Cathedrale de Soissons - Durufle 4) Fantasia and Fugue in G - J.S. Bach 5) Cortege et Litanie - Dupre 6) Prelude on Rhosyemedre - Vaughan-Williams 7) Psalm Prelude Set 2, no.1 - Howells 8) Carillion de Westminster - Vierne 9) Gigue a la Fugue - J.S. Bach 10) Suite Breve - Langlais   I once heard the Durufle piece at St. Paul's Cathedral, London on the = Willis/Mander 5 man/pedal organ and the fugue swirled around the = building underneath that enormous dome and climaxed with the en-chamade = Trumpets at the west-end - absolutely breathtaking!   I find most Bach played wih modern tuning temperments flat and lifeless. = I heard the Fantasia and Fugue in G played on an organ using an older = temperament (couldn't tell you which) in Jena, Germany and the piece had = 'bite'!   Please submit your own favs list!!   Big Organpipe Greg (BOG)   ------=_NextPart_000_0008_01BDFA0C.1AEC7EA0 Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD W3 HTML//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD>   <META content=3Dtext/html;charset=3Diso-8859-1 = http-equiv=3DContent-Type> <META content=3D'"MSHTML 4.72.3110.7"' name=3DGENERATOR> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT color=3D#000000 size=3D2>Hey Guys!</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D#000000 size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2>Here is a list of my all-time favourite organ=20 pieces:</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D#000000 size=3D2>1)&nbsp; Rhapsody no 3. - = Howells</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2>2)&nbsp; Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue in Eb = minor -=20 Healey-Willan</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D#000000 size=3D2>3)&nbsp; Fugue sur le Carillion dans = le=20 Cathedrale de Soissons - Durufle</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D#000000 size=3D2></FONT><FONT size=3D2>4)&nbsp; = Fantasia and Fugue=20 in G - J.S. Bach</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2>5)&nbsp; Cortege et Litanie - Dupre</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2>6)&nbsp; Prelude on Rhosyemedre -=20 Vaughan-Williams</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2></FONT><FONT color=3D#000000 size=3D2>7)&nbsp; Psalm = Prelude Set=20 2, no.1 - Howells</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D#000000 size=3D2></FONT><FONT size=3D2>8)&nbsp; = Carillion de=20 Westminster - Vierne</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2></FONT><FONT color=3D#000000 size=3D2>9)&nbsp; Gigue = a la Fugue -=20 J.S. Bach</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D#000000 size=3D2></FONT><FONT size=3D2>10) Suite = Breve -=20 Langlais</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2>I once heard the Durufle piece at St. Paul's = Cathedral, London=20 on the Willis/Mander 5 man/pedal organ and the fugue swirled around the = building=20 underneath that enormous dome and climaxed with the en-chamade Trumpets = at the=20 west-end - absolutely breathtaking!</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2>I find most Bach played wih modern tuning = temperments flat and=20 lifeless.&nbsp; I heard the Fantasia and Fugue in G played on an organ = using an=20 older temperament (couldn't tell you which) in Jena, Germany and the = piece had=20 'bite'!</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2>Please submit your own favs list!!</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D#000000 size=3D2>Big Organpipe Greg=20 (BOG)</FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>   ------=_NextPart_000_0008_01BDFA0C.1AEC7EA0--    
(back) Subject: Schoenstein orgues d' choeur From: Bud <budchris@earthlink.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 12:39:28 -0700   Has anybody played one of those Schoenstein French choir organ copies? I'd be interested in hearing your opinion, and also seeing a stoplist and how they manage the unification. I've heard good things about them; I've also heard that they're UNBELIEVABLY expensive. I think there's one at St. Paul's K Street in DC.   Regards,   Bud Clark St. Matthew's Church Newport Beach CA    
(back) Subject: piporg-1 From: Bud <budchris@earthlink.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 13:02:29 -0700   Does anybody know how to subscribe to piporg-1? I did what it said to do .... I won't EVEN try to reproduce the error message I got back (grin) .... must be a VERY exclusive group, them.   Bud Clark (sorry, my credentials are on the wall in the choir room) (evil grin)    
(back) Subject: Re: Where's the Beef? From: "Jeff Groves[ATOS]" <jeff-atos-london@technologist.com> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 21:04:50 +0100   Reminds me of when we were installing the Edmonton Christe into Barry [Wales UK]   We invited a local electronic organ soc on a visit and they were staggered at the size of the pipework. And our regular Dance session organist relates the tale of a builder working in the premises, asking if he could help put the console into the organists car, till he was also shown the contents of the chambers.   Jeff Groves ATOS Membership Sec. London UK Chapter  
(back) Subject: Re: Where's the Beef? From: Bud <budchris@earthlink.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 13:24:16 -0700   Speaking of weird, we used to have the enormous "traveling" Moller from the UK in a pizza parlor in San Diego, complete with pictures of the caravan of tractor-trailers that were used to haul it from site to site in England. Somebody found it in a Dutch church, I believe, and brought it to the States and restored it. I think it was donated to the Long Beach Civic Auditorium when the pizza parlor closed. In the pizza parlor, it had an electric train (whistle controlled from the console, of course!) that wove its way in and out of the pipes (behind glass shades) and the traps, which were displayed with "pin" spotlights up and down the side walls of the restaurant. There was also a two-manual Wurlitzer with a separate console that played as an "antiphonal" in the back of the room, either from the main console or from its own console, and a "Post Horn en-chamade" over the entrance. You DIDN'T want to be coming through the door when THAT thing went off!   Bud Clark        
(back) Subject: Re: Where's the Beef? From: Bob Scarborough <desertbob@truelink.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 13:54:43 -0700   At 01:24 PM 10/17/98 -0700, Bud wrote: >Speaking of weird, we used to have the enormous "traveling" Moller from the UK >in a pizza parlor in San Diego, complete with pictures of the caravan of >tractor-trailers that were used to haul it from site to site in England. >Somebody found it in a Dutch church, I believe, and brought it to the States and >restored it. I think it was donated to the Long Beach Civic Auditorium<snip>   Nope nope...it's permanently installed in the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. I was there for the dedicatory concert, but I can't remember the exact date....'81??   DeserTBoB    
(back) Subject: Re: Where's the Beef? From: "Dan Wilkinson" <dandub@gte.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 13:58:07 -0700   I think if we're talking about the same organ.....the travelling Mo"ller is in Pasadena Civic Auditorium......don't get to hear it very often but when they have a concert there...it's well worth going to.......always sounds good.....   Dan -----Original Message----- From: Bud <budchris@earthlink.net> To: PipeChat <pipechat@pipechat.org> Date: Saturday, October 17, 1998 1:17 PM Subject: Re: Where's the Beef?     >Speaking of weird, we used to have the enormous "traveling" Moller from the UK >in a pizza parlor in San Diego, complete with pictures of the caravan of >tractor-trailers that were used to haul it from site to site in England. >Somebody found it in a Dutch church, I believe, and brought it to the States and >restored it. I think it was donated to the Long Beach Civic Auditorium when the >pizza parlor closed. In the pizza parlor, it had an electric train (whistle >controlled from the console, of course!) that wove its way in and out of the >pipes (behind glass shades) and the traps, which were displayed with "pin" >spotlights up and down the side walls of the restaurant. There was also a >two-manual Wurlitzer with a separate console that played as an "antiphonal" in >the back of the room, either from the main console or from its own console, and >a "Post Horn en-chamade" over the entrance. You DIDN'T want to be coming through >the door when THAT thing went off! > >Bud Clark > > > > >"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: building a dutch organ From: "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 16:30:42 -0500   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=_NextPart_000_000A_01BDF9EB.7B9F2520 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   Hi,Duane , do you have a copy of Eric V. Cockayne book-" The Fairground = Organ ". I have one copy, and have ordered another thru a = no-longer-published book find company. This particular book was, and is, = my bible in this project. Was able to make design drawings for = windchests, pipes, etc. Organ Literature Foundation of Braintree, Mass = has a plan book for sale on building a 27-pipe street organ- complete w/ = step-by-step drawings. Am not thru with mine as yet- two years in the = making- business comes first. Tho, am ready to start the keyframe, pop = in a roll, and see what happens. Keep in touch--I'll be glad to help you = in any way. Rick dutchorgan@svs.net =20   ------=_NextPart_000_000A_01BDF9EB.7B9F2520 Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD W3 HTML//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD>   <META content=3Dtext/html;charset=3Diso-8859-1 = http-equiv=3DContent-Type> <META content=3D'"MSHTML 4.71.1712.3"' name=3DGENERATOR> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT color=3D#800080 size=3D2>Hi,Duane , do you have a copy of = Eric V.=20 Cockayne book-&quot; The Fairground Organ &quot;. I have one copy, and = have=20 ordered another thru a no-longer-published book find company. This = particular=20 book was, and is, my bible in this project. Was able to make design = drawings for=20 windchests, pipes, etc. Organ Literature Foundation of Braintree, Mass = has a=20 plan book for sale on building a 27-pipe street organ- complete w/ = step-by-step=20 drawings. Am not thru with mine as yet- two years in the making- = business comes=20 first. Tho, am ready to start the keyframe, pop in a roll, and see what = happens.=20 Keep in touch--I'll be glad to help you in any way. Rick&nbsp; <A=20 href=3D"mailto:dutchorgan@svs.net">dutchorgan@svs.net</A>&nbsp;=20 </FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>   ------=_NextPart_000_000A_01BDF9EB.7B9F2520--    
(back) Subject: forget the solid state stuff From: "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 17:59:50 -0500   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=_NextPart_000_0006_01BDF9F7.EF4D49A0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   Duane, Duane, Duane...the French and Belgian organ builders who = origionally made the instruments that wound up in Holland did not use = solid-state stuff in the 18 & 19 centuries. Everything was mechanical, = and either pressure or vacuum-operated valve actions for the keyframe = puff boxes. You're from Rockford, Il ? Have a high school friend in = Crystal Lake. We both grew up and went to school in Evergreen Park. I = now live near Shelbyville,In. , south of Indy. Glad we met. Rick = dutchorgan@svs.net   ------=_NextPart_000_0006_01BDF9F7.EF4D49A0 Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD W3 HTML//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD>   <META content=3Dtext/html;charset=3Diso-8859-1 = http-equiv=3DContent-Type> <META content=3D'"MSHTML 4.71.1712.3"' name=3DGENERATOR> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT color=3D#800080 size=3D2>Duane, Duane, Duane...the French and = Belgian=20 organ builders who origionally made the instruments that wound up in = Holland did=20 not use solid-state stuff in the 18 &amp; 19 centuries. Everything was=20 mechanical, and either pressure or vacuum-operated valve actions for the =   keyframe puff boxes. You're from Rockford, Il ? Have a high school = friend in=20 Crystal Lake. We both grew up and went to school in Evergreen Park. I = now live=20 near Shelbyville,In. , south of Indy. Glad we met. Rick&nbsp;&nbsp; <A=20 href=3D"mailto:dutchorgan@svs.net">dutchorgan@svs.net</A></FONT></DIV></B= ODY></HTML>   ------=_NextPart_000_0006_01BDF9F7.EF4D49A0--    
(back) Subject: hello, robert From: "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 18:37:57 -0500   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=_NextPart_000_0009_01BDF9FD.426B1CC0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   Yes, my friend, tis I...heaven forbid, there should be another. Got sick = of Florida. My organ work brought me up to Indiana. How you be ? = dutchorgan@svs.net=20   ------=_NextPart_000_0009_01BDF9FD.426B1CC0 Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD W3 HTML//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD>   <META content=3Dtext/html;charset=3Diso-8859-1 = http-equiv=3DContent-Type> <META content=3D'"MSHTML 4.71.1712.3"' name=3DGENERATOR> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT color=3D#800080 size=3D2>Yes, my friend, tis I...heaven = forbid, there=20 should be another. Got sick of Florida. My organ work brought me up to = Indiana.=20 How you be ?&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <A=20 href=3D"mailto:dutchorgan@svs.net">dutchorgan@svs.net</A>=20 </FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>   ------=_NextPart_000_0009_01BDF9FD.426B1CC0--    
(back) Subject: Re: hello, robert From: Robert Ridgeway <ridgeway@ais.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 21:11:59 -0500   At 06:37 PM 10/17/98 -0500, you wrote:   >>>>   <excerpt><bigger>Yes, my friend, tis I...heaven forbid, there should be another. Got sick of Florida. My organ work brought me up to Indiana. How you be ? dutchorgan@svs.net   </bigger></excerpt><<<<<<<<     Yes, my organ work brought me to Illinois from Cincinnati. I can assure you, I have PLENTY of it with the Sanfilippo stuff. Presently we are restoring in the shop a 606 pipe Fasano dance organ. It has a huge facade, four side cabinets, one front and top cabinet. It had been attacked by European wood worm and all the chests had to be made new....Gad. We still have to maintain the big (5/80) Wurlitzer and all the other machines in the collection of which there are hundreds. Still, it is exciting and contually challenging.     Is your interest now mainly street organs and the like, or do you still involve yourself in pipe organs, too?     Please send me your address and phone number. I'm at       Robert E. Ridgeway   9 Boxwood Lane   Cary, IL 60013-1904     (847)516-8273 home   (847)639-9809 shop   <excerpt><bigger>   </bigger></excerpt><color><param>8080,0000,8080</param>     </color>  
(back) Subject: hi, robert From: "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 21:24:38 -0500   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=_NextPart_000_000C_01BDFA14.8B930540 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   Hey...remember about three years ago, Central Indiana/ATOS took a trip = to Sanfilipo's estate to hear Lyn Larson? Enjoyed seeing you again. = When are you going to let me play the Wurli? haha. Keep in touch, = Robert. Rick dutchorgan@svs.net=20   ------=_NextPart_000_000C_01BDFA14.8B930540 Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD W3 HTML//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD>   <META content=3Dtext/html;charset=3Diso-8859-1 = http-equiv=3DContent-Type> <META content=3D'"MSHTML 4.71.1712.3"' name=3DGENERATOR> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT color=3D#800080 size=3D2>Hey...remember about three years = ago, Central=20 Indiana/ATOS took a trip to Sanfilipo's&nbsp; estate to hear Lyn = Larson?&nbsp;=20 Enjoyed seeing you again. When are you going to let me play the Wurli? = haha.=20 Keep in touch, Robert.&nbsp; Rick <A=20 href=3D"mailto:dutchorgan@svs.net">dutchorgan@svs.net</A>=20 </FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>   ------=_NextPart_000_000C_01BDFA14.8B930540--    
(back) Subject: duane austin From: "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net> Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 21:31:07 -0500   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=_NextPart_000_0015_01BDFA15.73A82AE0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   Hey, Duane...didn't mean to jump on you like that about solid state. = I've installed a 2/9 Wurli in a two-story house up the road here from = me...with the origional electro-pneumatic relay ( rebuilt, of course = )...works fine, and plays up a storm. Can hardly wait to get this Dutch = street organ of mine playing. They have such a sweet sound--not like = those raucus carasoul (sp) honkers. Rick dutchorgan@svs.net=20   ------=_NextPart_000_0015_01BDFA15.73A82AE0 Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD W3 HTML//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD>   <META content=3Dtext/html;charset=3Diso-8859-1 = http-equiv=3DContent-Type> <META content=3D'"MSHTML 4.71.1712.3"' name=3DGENERATOR> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT color=3D#800080 size=3D2>Hey, Duane...didn't mean to jump on = you like=20 that about solid state. I've installed a 2/9 Wurli in a two-story house = up the=20 road here from me...with the origional electro-pneumatic relay ( = rebuilt, of=20 course )...works fine, and plays up a storm. Can hardly wait to get this = Dutch=20 street organ of mine playing. They have such a sweet sound--not like = those=20 raucus carasoul (sp) honkers. Rick&nbsp;&nbsp; <A=20 href=3D"mailto:dutchorgan@svs.net">dutchorgan@svs.net</A>=20 </FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>   ------=_NextPart_000_0015_01BDFA15.73A82AE0--    
(back) Subject: Re: Where's the Beef? From: Bill6827@aol.com Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 23:03:36 EDT   The Big traveling organ is in the Pasadena Civic Center Aud., and the last time I heard it was at the ATOS National Meeeting in1996. It was a wonderful concert but it is a very powerful organ and is very, very loud--to the point of hurting!!!   Bill Hanson Dallas  
(back) Subject: Re: Traveling Moller Theatre Organ From: GBorgan@aol.com Date: Sat, 17 Oct 1998 23:50:31 EDT   Just to clear up a few stats on "Mighty Mo."   This was the Reginald Foort Touring Moller (V/28). After the pizza business fizzled in San Diego, the organ was sold to JB Nethercutt (Tower of Beauty, Merle Norman Cosmetics, etc.) who had it rebuilt and subsequently donated to the city of Pasadena (CA) where it is now in the Civic Auditorium. Being a union house, it is difficult to do typical small-fry events. Occasionally the LATOS puts on a big show, selling enough tickets to pay the bills.   An interesting side note concerns the big trumpets Bud wrote about. They were commissioned for the Pizza installation by Edward Barr, one of the partners, last of Brass Bell trumpets by one of Moller's noted reed voicers (name escapes me). After the restaurant was closed they somehow ended up in a shop in Los Angeles where they sat for years. A few years ago Ed Barr heard of them and repurchased the set, donating them to the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in San Diego where San Diego's only Aeolian-Skinner was being rebuilt and enlarged. So, the big brass honkers now look at everyone in the pews, and to paraphrase Bud, you STILL don't want to be near those things.   George Butterfield