PipeChat Digest #757 - Sunday, March 14, 1999
 
Site has sound
  by "B. Durden" <brendadurden@franticorganist.com>
Carlo Curley
  by <KriderSM@aol.com>
HELP!!! with Rodgers 805
  by <KriderSM@aol.com>
Re: HELP!!! with Rodgers 805
  by <DRAWKNOB@aol.com>
Re: HELP!!! - Truce Time!
  by <PipeLuvr@aol.com>
Oak Cliff Lutheran Church, Dallas
  by <DRAWKNOB@aol.com>
Re: Carlo Curley
  by <Miltronix@aol.com>
Re: HELP!!! - Truce Time!
  by <Silkascots@aol.com>
RE: Carlo Curley
  by "Dennis Goward" <dgoward@uswest.net>
RE: HELP!!! with Rodgers 805
  by "Dennis Goward" <dgoward@uswest.net>
RE: HELP!!! - Truce Time!
  by "Dennis Goward" <dgoward@uswest.net>
ADMIN POSTING:  ENOUGH!!!!!
  by "Dr. Peter G. Pocock" <pgpocock@umcv.org>
Re: Oak Cliff Lutheran Church, Dallas
  by "Richard Pinel" <rpinelchat@musicman123.freeserve.co.uk>
Re: Inclusive Language
  by "Richard Pinel" <rpinelchat@musicman123.freeserve.co.uk>
Re: Rodgers 805
  by "Richard Pinel" <rpinelchat@musicman123.freeserve.co.uk>
Re: HELP!!! - Truce Time!
  by <DRAWKNOB@aol.com>
Re: HELP!!! - Truce Time!
  by <ORGANUT@aol.com>
Re: Oak Cliff Lutheran Church, Dallas
  by <DRAWKNOB@aol.com>
Re: ADMIN POSTING:  ENOUGH!!!!!
  by <DRAWKNOB@aol.com>
Re: Oak Cliff Lutheran Church, Dallas
  by <DRAWKNOB@aol.com>
RE: HELP!!! - Truce Time!
  by "Dennis Goward" <dgoward@uswest.net>
TO pgm in Pgh
  by "Stanley E Yoder" <syoder+@andrew.cmu.edu>
Re: HELP!!! with Rodgers 805
  by "Glenda" <gksjd85@access.aic-fl.com>
Re: HELP!!! with Rodgers 805
  by "William Lengyel" <theorganist@webtv.net>
Re: Glenda's Post
  by "David Scribner" <david@blackiris.com>
Rodgers 805: straight-up or rocks?
  by "bruce cornely" <cremona84000@webtv.net>
Re: Glenda's Post
  by "David Scribner" <david@blackiris.com>
Re: Recital vs. Concert
  by <Afreed0904@aol.com>
[musiclassical] Obits MORE (fwd)
  by "R A Campbell" <rcampbel@U.Arizona.EDU>
Re: HELP!!! with Rodgers 805
  by <DRAWKNOB@aol.com>
Re: HELP!!! - Truce Time!
  by "Jason McGuire" <jason@johannus-norcal.com>
 


(back) Subject: Site has sound From: "B. Durden" <brendadurden@franticorganist.com> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 04:24:21 -0800   Hi, I now have sound on my web site. On the CD page You can hear samples of Charles Callahan's two CDs'- Invocation and Charles Callahan Plays. He recorded them on the Organ of the Church of the Holy Family in NY city. There is also a CD of organ duets and a CD for 2 pianos. On the new release pages you can hear samples of some of the new issues from MorningStar, Shawnee Press, Intrada with more to come. The new release pages include organ and piano music suitable for concert and church services. To listen to the samples you need to download Realaudio G2 (older versions will not work). I have a link to their site. It is free. After you download it, you need to find it on your hard drive and click on it to install it. Then you are set to listen. If you have anyproblems please let me know. Happy listening, Thanks, Brenda Durden Publishing The Frantic Organist Music Shop www.franticorganist.com      
(back) Subject: Carlo Curley From: KriderSM@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 10:16:12 EST   Mark W. McClellan recently wrote:     >KriderSM@aol.com wrote:       >> Even this argument crumbles under the light of fact!   >> Carlo makes it perfectly clear: the ONLY appliance he would play is an Allen.       >Not correct. I heard him on an electronic built by ICMI in an Ohio church.       I stand corrected... Perhaps it was because he was dedicating an Allen instrument that he made those comments. ;-)       Stan  
(back) Subject: HELP!!! with Rodgers 805 From: KriderSM@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 10:28:51 EST   DRAWKNOB@aol.com recently wrote:   >O.K. let's put this in another light...... Would you rather have REAL sex or   >cyber sex???     A comeback to this is.... Just because you cannot make love with Madonna or (fill in your favorite super model's name) does that mean that making love to that wonderful girl next door you married is somehow not as good?   Psychologists agree that the most powerful sex organ is the brain. It's the fine qualities one perceives to be possessed by the gal, er, instrument that counts!!! ;-) Stan Krider  
(back) Subject: Re: HELP!!! with Rodgers 805 From: DRAWKNOB@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 12:52:52 EST   In a message dated 3/14/99 9:30:41 AM Central Standard Time, KriderSM@aol.com writes:   << A comeback to this is.... Just because you cannot make love with Madonna or (fill in your favorite super model's name) does that mean that making love to that wonderful girl next door you married is somehow not as good? Psychologists agree that the most powerful sex organ is the brain. It's the fine qualities one perceives to be possessed by the gal, er, instrument that counts!!! ;-) >>   AND your point is???   An Electronic can and will NEVER be a true organ and for those who have musicality and any sense of it can audibly tell the differance. One could then discern that those who like the electronics have no musicality and are ignorant.   John   P.S. Madonna? Get real, not in my worst nightmares ;-)  
(back) Subject: Re: HELP!!! - Truce Time! From: PipeLuvr@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 13:06:53 EST   In a message dated 3/14/99 11:54:35 AM Central Standard Time, It t'was written . . .:   > An Electronic can and will NEVER be a true organ and for those who have > musicality and any sense of it can audibly tell the differance. One could > then discern that those who like the electronics have no musicality and are > ignorant.   Okay folks - how about a truce! This discussion is non-resolveable and indeed is bringing back flashbacks of "PipeArgue-L". Those who love pipe organs will never be convinced that an electronic will come close . . . those who play and enjoy electronics view them as an acceptable alternative. Neither group will EVER convince the other of the "rightness" of their position.   The sad thing in this exchange is that it provides a clear picture of the future of organs - as long as the organ world remains divided, i.e. classical vs theatre, purist vs "happy clappy", pipes vs electronics etc. organs will continue to fade away as fewer and fewer simply cease to "care"! One more time Pogo was right . . . "We have met the enemy and he is US ! ! !"   Best wishes, Bob Acker Allen, TX  
(back) Subject: Oak Cliff Lutheran Church, Dallas From: DRAWKNOB@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 13:11:38 EST   OAK CLIFF LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA) Dallas, Texas   Rev. James Scherf, Pastor Rev. Gustavo Guerroro, Associate Minister John A. Gambill, Jr., Organist/Choirmaster   Fourth Sunday in Lent March 14, 1999   WORSHIP 10:00 A.M.   Prelude: Rhosymedre - R. Vaughan Williams Hymn: "My song is love unknown" RHOSYMEDRE Psalm: Psalm XXIII Dominus regit me TONE 1 Anthem: "Amazing Grace" - John Ness Beck Hymn: "Be Thou my vision" SLANE Offertory: Variations on "Amazing Grace" - Oliver Langlais Hymn: "Great is thy faithfulness" FAITHFULNESS Postlude: Partita on "O God, My God" - J.S. Bach      
(back) Subject: Re: Carlo Curley From: Miltronix@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 13:27:10 EST   KriderSM@aol.com writes:   << Not correct. I heard him on an electronic built by ICMI in an Ohio church. >>   Who is ICMI??   Thank you.  
(back) Subject: Re: HELP!!! - Truce Time! From: Silkascots@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 13:49:13 EST   I "second" Bob Aker's call for a truce on this whole pipe vs. electronic thing. It's a topic that will never be resolved nor exhausted. We've all heard both "camps" arguments more times than we can count. Let's use our energy to learn to live together without throwing stones at one another and one another's instruments!   Now, excuse me while I duck......   Brother Mark  
(back) Subject: RE: Carlo Curley From: "Dennis Goward" <dgoward@uswest.net> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 12:29:37 -0700   > > >> Carlo makes it perfectly clear: the ONLY electronic he would play is an > Allen. > > I stand corrected... Perhaps it was because he was dedicating an Allen > instrument that he made those comments. ;-) >   I have corresponded with Carlo's U S Rep. It is a contract requirement that Carlo will only play Allens or Pipe. I'm not privy to his private arrangements, but seeing that he is quite prominent on the Allen Organ web site, I would guess he's under contract to Allen.   Dennis    
(back) Subject: RE: HELP!!! with Rodgers 805 From: "Dennis Goward" <dgoward@uswest.net> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 12:33:10 -0700   One could > then discern that those who like the electronics have no > musicality and are > ignorant. >   And you, sir, if you truly belive this, are an elitest snob. Seems it boils down to this. Anyone who disagrees with you is ignorant.   Well, mark me down as ignorant, and if not being ignorant is to be like you, then I am proud to say I AM IGNORANT, and will remain such.   Dennis Goward      
(back) Subject: RE: HELP!!! - Truce Time! From: "Dennis Goward" <dgoward@uswest.net> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 12:38:49 -0700   > The sad thing in this exchange is that it provides a clear picture of the > future of organs - as long as the organ world remains divided, > i.e. classical > vs theatre, purist vs "happy clappy", pipes vs electronics etc. > organs will > continue to fade away as fewer and fewer simply cease to "care"!   Bob is absolutely right! The extreme polarity on this issue can do no good. Seems someone once said "a house divided against itself cannot stand."   Strange thing is, there isn't anyone saying "throw out all pipe organs", is there? Given our druthers, anyone who plays classical or theatre organ would probably choose pipe over electronic. But given a choice between electronic or no organ, well, duh!   And frankly, given a choice between a small 2 - or - 3 rank pipe organ and a fair-sized electronic, I'll take the electronic there, too. It's difficult (not impossible) to effectivly play a wide range of literature on a small organ like that.   Just my opinion. As to peace, I'm all for it. As Rodney King said, "Can't we just get along?"   Dennis Goward    
(back) Subject: ADMIN POSTING: ENOUGH!!!!! From: "Dr. Peter G. Pocock" <pgpocock@umcv.org> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 12:27:27 -0800   As Administrator and Co-Owner of this list, let the Pipe vs. Digital debate go IMMEDIATELY. This debate, as it always does, has reduced to name calling and stuff that this list is NOT, I repeat NOT, about.   If you are not sure what our guidelines are, please refer to our webpage at http://www.pipechat.org The first guideline is "Be Kind to one another," something a number of you have very clearly forgotten. Also another is "Strictly No Flaming," which some of you are getting close to.   Thanks for you co-operation on this matter.   Pete!     Peter G. Pocock, D.M.A. E-mail: mailto:pgpocock@umcv.org    
(back) Subject: Re: Oak Cliff Lutheran Church, Dallas From: "Richard Pinel" <rpinelchat@musicman123.freeserve.co.uk> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 20:46:53 -0000     >OAK CLIFF LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA) >Dallas, Texas > >Rev. James Scherf, Pastor >Rev. Gustavo Guerroro, Associate Minister >John A. Gambill, Jr., Organist/Choirmaster > >Fourth Sunday in Lent >March 14, 1999 > >WORSHIP 10:00 A.M. > >Prelude: Rhosymedre - R. Vaughan Williams >Hymn: "My song is love unknown" RHOSYMEDRE >Psalm: Psalm XXIII Dominus regit me TONE 1 >Anthem: "Amazing Grace" - John Ness Beck >Hymn: "Be Thou my vision" SLANE >Offertory: Variations on "Amazing Grace" - Oliver Langlais >Hymn: "Great is thy faithfulness" FAITHFULNESS >Postlude: Partita on "O God, My God" - J.S. Bach     OIiver Langlais - Who the is he?   Richard.    
(back) Subject: Re: Inclusive Language From: "Richard Pinel" <rpinelchat@musicman123.freeserve.co.uk> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 20:47:13 -0000   >According to the 3 priests at my RC parish, Angels have no gender, we >will have no gender in heaven, (Well, you all, not sure I am going to >make it). For those of us who believe in the Trinity; we do not know if >God the Father has gender, we do know the Son, Jesus Christ was a man >when he came to earth. We do not know if the Holy Spirit has gender. > >The word MAN as in mankind, woman, womankind etc. comes from the Latin >word MANO which means hand. In spanish the word for hand is "mano". > >Just thought I'd share Catholic teaching from "the horses mouth" so to >speak.     I personally have an open mind on this subject, but the Vicar at my church is adamant that Angels are all male! (Having said that, he is very pompous and miserable!)   Richard.      
(back) Subject: Re: Rodgers 805 From: "Richard Pinel" <rpinelchat@musicman123.freeserve.co.uk> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 20:49:38 -0000   >we have >budgeted $65,000 for a digital instrument. The 2 brands I am most >interested in are Rodgers and Britson, althugh I recently rec'd a demo >CD from Makin organs in England and it is impressive too   Try looking at Copeman-Hart digital organs, I have played the one at Sheffield cathedral her in England, and no it's not real pipe, but it's the best electronic I've ever heard.   Richard.      
(back) Subject: Re: HELP!!! - Truce Time! From: DRAWKNOB@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 16:06:05 EST   In a message dated 3/14/99 1:40:35 PM Central Standard Time, dgoward@uswest.net writes:   << And frankly, given a choice between a small 2 - or - 3 rank pipe organ and a fair-sized electronic, I'll take the electronic there, too. It's difficult (not impossible) to effectivly play a wide range of literature on a small organ like that. >>   Bull.... , one just has to become creative (something that many people lack - creativity). That's where we differ!   John  
(back) Subject: Re: HELP!!! - Truce Time! From: ORGANUT@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 16:07:16 EST   Bob, You have hit the nail on the head. "A house divided against it self will fall" applies to the pipe vs. electronic debate the same as any other situation. Sort of like the pigeon and statue. There is a mutual need there somehow!   Later, Phil L.  
(back) Subject: Re: Oak Cliff Lutheran Church, Dallas From: DRAWKNOB@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 16:07:25 EST   In a message dated 3/14/99 2:45:01 PM Central Standard Time, rpinelchat@musicman123.freeserve.co.uk writes:   << OIiver Langlais - Who the is he? Richard. >>   I pray to God above that you joking!   John  
(back) Subject: Re: ADMIN POSTING: ENOUGH!!!!! From: DRAWKNOB@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 16:09:32 EST   In a message dated 3/14/99 2:25:42 PM Central Standard Time, pgpocock@umcv.org writes:   << As Administrator and Co-Owner of this list, let the Pipe vs. Digital debate go IMMEDIATELY. This debate, as it always does, has reduced to name calling and stuff that this list is NOT, I repeat NOT, about. >>   Not a problem here...... I'll just hide in the comfort of my pipe chambers.   John  
(back) Subject: Re: Oak Cliff Lutheran Church, Dallas From: DRAWKNOB@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 16:37:24 EST   In a message dated 3/14/99 3:10:35 PM Central Standard Time, DRAWKNOB@aol.com writes:   << << OIiver Langlais - Who the is he? Richard. >> I pray to God above that you joking! >>     OOPS..... no wonder you didn't know who he is! I was listening to a Messian CD while inputing that info...... I stand corrected Jean Langlais. Now would that not be a combination? Olivier Messian and Jean Langlais in one!!!   Thanks,   John  
(back) Subject: RE: HELP!!! - Truce Time! From: "Dennis Goward" <dgoward@uswest.net> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 15:13:01 -0700   > Sort of like the pigeon and statue.   Nice analogy. Graphic, but nice.   Signed,   The Statue  
(back) Subject: TO pgm in Pgh From: Stanley E Yoder <syoder+@andrew.cmu.edu> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 18:09:45 -0500 (EST)   Maybe that's too cryptic: try 'Theatre organ program in Pittsburgh'. Last night (Saturday), Clark Wilson at 3/20 Wurli in Keystone Oaks HS, Dormont (adjacent to city). I have clearly led a sheltered life these past fifty or so years as a church organist! Do remember playing a Barton in Ann Arbor (hometown) briefly when an adolescent. Can't remember when I last heard a TO live, not recorded. Radio City long ago, I guess. So let me say that I came away most impressed (and thoroughly entertained, to boot). Impressed first with the artistry and skill of a TO player. I have no idea how Mr. Wilson (just 28 years old, he said, indirectly) is regarded in the TO domain, but the memory to retain tunes, the ability to harmonize and arrange on the go, the lightning-fast hand registering, the fleet (left) foot and fingers managing second-touch, etc., etc., gained my admiration. It's a rather different application of skills than with non-theatre playing. Impressed also with the TO as instrument. There is plenty of acoustic power, of course, and obviously fast actions to keep up with this kind of playing. The relatively high wind pressures must certainly facilitate both of these. The trems surely contribute heavily (pun intended) to the aural image of TO, for when they're off it sounds suprisingly 'straight'. This Wurli reportedly began life as a 2/10 in the Paradise Th., Brooklyn NY. It was removed, stored, bought by PATOS (Pgh Area TO Society), moved, stored again, and finally installed, doubled in ranks, in this HS auditorium (a rather recent building), debuting in 1978. Dunno where they got the 3m console or the added ranks. It's in two chambers in the house sidewalls, about 75' apart (very 'stereo'). Console stage center. Also on stage: the marimba member of the toy counter (there being no room for it in either chamber.) The program, first half, was some medleys and individual items. Wilson has an easy way with an audience, and they responded positively. The second half was all request, of which he got fistfuls during intermission. Once he combined two: "tico tico" ala the Widor toccata! No, I didn't request the latter! Finally, the audience: majority - ah - geriatric, but with some middle-aged and families with kids. About 350 in attendance, which is about 250 more than we get at our AGO recital series (message there?) There really is little point in value judgments between TO and non-TO (don't want to say 'classical' or 'serious'). I think you take each on its own merits. A week from today we'll have an all-JSB recital on a monster Casavant, and I'll enjoy that too. But I want to hear more TO. Lew Williams is coming in May.   Sorry to natter on so. 'Scuse, pliz. Stan Yoder Pittsburgh  
(back) Subject: Re: HELP!!! with Rodgers 805 From: "Glenda" <gksjd85@access.aic-fl.com> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 18:24:45 -0600   You can now change the title of this thread - we don't need help anymore. The concert is over. Among all the other problems one set of speakers quite working into the first half, and I had trouble staying dressed during it.   I've fought the good fight, and now I'm going to drink the good drink. Turn up the Grand Funk Railroad.   Glenda Sutton      
(back) Subject: Re: HELP!!! with Rodgers 805 From: theorganist@webtv.net (William Lengyel) Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 19:59:02 -0500 (EST)   Hi Glenda,   Sorry things didn't go the way you had hoped, but these things were out of your control, I am sure you did great anyway. Just one question. Why did you "Have trouble staying dressed?" :-)   BillMIA    
(back) Subject: Re: Glenda's Post From: David Scribner <david@blackiris.com> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 19:10:39 -0600   >You can now change the title of this thread - we don't need help anymore. >The concert is over. Among all the other problems one set of speakers >quite working into the first half, and I had trouble staying dressed during >it. > >I've fought the good fight, and now I'm going to drink the good drink. >Turn up the Grand Funk Railroad.   Glenda did fight the good fight and did a remarkable job. So did most of the rest of the performers. Unfortunately, the person in charge of setting up the organ didn't bother to tape down the wires and also didn't check everything prior to the concert so for the first half of the program, half of the speakers weren't working. Luckly, it didn't bother most of the performers - the poetic justice is that the person that forgot to tape down the wires is the one that had problems and had to start their piece over again!! It goes to show that the little details COUNT!   For those that are interested here is the program that was done today.   Pomp and Circumstance ELGAR / Lemare March #1 Ken Karadin, organ   Concerto in C minor BACH for 2 keyboards Glenda Sutton, organ & Susan Myrick, piano   Cristantemi (Crysanthemums) PUCCINI originally for string quartet Ken Karadin, organ   Toccata and Fugue in D minor BACH Charles Tucker,organ   Sheep May Safely Graze BACH Danny Lyons, handbells with Charles Tucker, organ   Chorale and Fanfare SAINT-SAENS /Dawney from Symphony #3 Paul Shimel, organ   ~ Intermission ~   A Mighty Fortress LUTHER / Hustad When in the Hour of Utmost Need BACH Lynne Lauderdale, organ   Duet from "The Magic Flute" MOZART Bob & Sandra Chancellor, baritone and soprano, with Ken Karadin, piano   Toccata from Symphony #5 WIDOR Sammie Tucker. organ   Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring BACH Paul Shimel, organ   Bidin My Time GERSHWIN Danny Lyons, handbells with Charles Tucker, organ   Stars and Stripes Forever SOUSA Glenda Sutton, organ with Ken Karadin, a VERY LARGE Piccolo!!!   Actually, the piccolo part was done on a Kurzweil K2000 using a piccolo sample. And we also used MIDI voices at various points in the program.   The Gershwin and the Sousa were the high points of the afternoon and left the audience with some fun wonderful pieces. Actually, the organ sounded its best during the Gershwin with the tremolos going!! Guess whoever voiced it voiced it more towards a T.O.   I also want to thank those that responded to my original post with advice on this instrument. But NO WHERE did I ever say anything to compare this Rodgers against a Pipe Organ. I have been appaled that instead of dropping the subject if you couldn't help with the problem that some of you needed to turn it into a "food fight"!!! As Pete said in his posting some of you have forgotten the rules of the list. And right now I have a very ichy "trigger finger" and as list co-owner it is very easy to drop you from membership in this list. The name calling and some of the so-called "comparisions" are WAY out of bounds.   David  
(back) Subject: Rodgers 805: straight-up or rocks? From: cremona84000@webtv.net (bruce cornely) Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 20:26:06 -0500 (EST)   >The concert is over. Among all the other > problems one set of speakers quite working > into the first half, and I had trouble staying > dressed during it. You're not getting off that easy. How did it go. We must know eeeeeeeeverything. .... had trouble staying dressed? ...was that "Stars and Strips"?????? That would be an interesting distraction from speaker problems.   Did the beast ever get voiced, spayed, neutered?? Whatall was plaid?     bruce cornely cremona84000@webtv.net    
(back) Subject: Re: Glenda's Post From: David Scribner <david@blackiris.com> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 19:29:01 -0600   Woops!! I forgot to identify the Chapter, it is the Pensacola Chapter,AGO. Photos from the concert will be on the Recent events page on our Web Site sometime tomorrow. The URL is: http://www.pensacola-ago.org   David *********************************** David Scribner Secretary / Webmaster Pensacola Chapter, AGO http://www.pensacola-ago.org 850-478-9635 - V 850-476-0711 - F  
(back) Subject: Re: Recital vs. Concert From: Afreed0904@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 21:18:43 EST     In a message dated 3.9.99 9:39:25 PM, kmoyer@marauder.millersv.edu writes:   <<Hope this helps.>>   Definitely. And definitively. Thank you.   Alan Freed  
(back) Subject: [musiclassical] Obits MORE (fwd) From: R A Campbell <rcampbel@U.Arizona.EDU> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 19:24:56 -0700 (MST)   Can anyone confirm the death of Karl Haas? > For all the bemoaning of the lack of knowledge about, or appreciation of, > CM in our culture, and the castigation of the CM recording industry (or > what passes for much of it these days), I would like to put in a word of > appreciation for the work of Karl Haas, who has been spreading the gospel > of CM rather effectively for more than thirty years. Many of us so called > CM experts and collectors have tended to be dismissive of his program, > but I for one am willig to acknowledge his great influence on my journey > through music over the years. His enthusiams, good humor (and bad puns), > pedagogic style, above all his respect of so many traditions and artists -- > and his listeners, whether truck drivers or CEOs -- have surely contributed > widely to the spread of understanding and love of our chosen repertoire. > Yet in my year or more on the list I have never seen his name mentioned. > He should be honored in his lifetime, rather than belatedly after his > death. We are all in his debt. > > This morning NPR spent about 30 seconds on the death of Sir Yehudi Menuhin > - a quick sentence long quote from Isaac Stern and then some excerpts of > the 15 year Yehudi's recording of La Campanella. This was followed by a 5+ > minute segment on analyzing the film scores up for this year's Oscar. Now > there's a sense of real priority! We have nothing to fear but Y2K, and I'm > not talking about computer glitches! > > This week we also lost Bidu Sayao, she of the unforgettable Bachainas > Brazilieras #5 and the best Zerlina I've ever heard (Met 1942 with Pinza > and Walter). Does anyone have memories to share? > > Eric > (coming off a real downer of a week)     ALSO NOTE PASSINGS:   > Yehudi Menuhin, Bidu Sayao, Garson Kanin and "The Man of LaMancha" Broadway's Richard Kiley...a sad lost for the arts this week. == We promote Classical and New Age Music. Would you Please put us on your e-mail list. Promo CDs to: AcoustiCDigest/Radio Prod. P.O.Box 16221 Tucson AZ 85732 Acoustic & Classical Music Directories http://AcoustiCD.com CD sales at http://mycdstore.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------ To unsubscribe from this mailing list, or to change your subscription to digest, go to the ONElist web site, at http://www.onelist.com and select the Member Center link from the menu bar on the left. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ compact disc discounts comparison shopping at:http://mycdstore.com and visit the Internet Classical Music Directory index at http://acousticd.com    
(back) Subject: Re: HELP!!! with Rodgers 805 From: DRAWKNOB@aol.com Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 21:35:54 EST   In a message dated 3/14/99 6:50:27 PM Central Standard Time, gksjd85@access.aic-fl.com writes:   << Among all the other problems one set of speakers quite working into the first half, and I had trouble staying dressed during it. >>   Glenda... what happened regarding your clothes?   I've heard of burlesque -- but not in association with organ concerts... :-)   John  
(back) Subject: Re: HELP!!! - Truce Time! From: "Jason McGuire" <jason@johannus-norcal.com> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 18:39:46 -0800     I would like to hear a musical performance of Vierne's First Organ Symphony played on a 2 or 3 rank organ ... if anyone has done it and is willing to share a tape I'm willing to listen   Jason >   >In a message dated 3/14/99 1:40:35 PM Central Standard Time, >dgoward@uswest.net writes: > ><< And frankly, given a choice between a small 2 - or - 3 rank pipe organ and >a > fair-sized electronic, I'll take the electronic there, too. It's difficult > (not impossible) to effectivly play a wide range of literature on a small > organ like that. >> > >Bull.... , one just has to become creative (something that many people lack - >creativity). That's where we differ! > >John >   >