PipeChat Digest #1153 - Tuesday, November 9, 1999
Re: Plainsong - psalms
  by "Russell Greene" <russg@cyberspc.mb.ca>
Re: Complete JSB (Marie-Claire Alain)
  by "Richard Pinel" <rpinelchat@musicman123.freeserve.co.uk>
Re: Glenda's Recital
  by "Richard Pinel" <rpinelchat@musicman123.freeserve.co.uk>
Re: Pie Bill Gates!, was another organ movie
  by "John Winn" <john@jwinn.demon.co.uk>
  by "Administrator" <admin@pipechat.org>
Re: Glenda's Recital
  by "Glenda" <gksjd85@access.aic-fl.com>
Re: Organ Recital
  by <geriskip@juno.com>
Do you know about this Organ?
  by "David McPeak <Mack>" <dm726@delphi.com>
Music List: Charge Conference (xpost) and a bit long
  by "N Brown" <Innkawgneeto@webtv.net>

(back) Subject: Re: Plainsong - psalms From: Russell Greene <russg@cyberspc.mb.ca> Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 12:13:06 -0600   Roy Wilson wrote:   > Is Anglican chant not done still in the cathedral churches in the UK? = It > never was intended for the parish churches, although some unique = churches > are able to do it rather well.   At St. Andrew's in Winnipeg, Canada, we do Anglican chant at every service for both the Canticles and Psalms. A very successful tradition here.   Best, Russ    
(back) Subject: Re: Complete JSB (Marie-Claire Alain) From: "Richard Pinel" <rpinelchat@musicman123.freeserve.co.uk> Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 18:59:52 -0000   >73 is the right suggestion. Mme. Marie-Claire Alain was born in 1926. > >Greetings > >Gertraud Stiskal     Thanks - now my teacher has plenty of time to introduce me to her!!!    
(back) Subject: Re: Glenda's Recital From: "Richard Pinel" <rpinelchat@musicman123.freeserve.co.uk> Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 19:05:42 -0000   Dear Glenda,   I'm glad that your recital went well. As a young organist (only been = playing 2 and a bit years) I know exactly what nerves can be like! Anyway, good luck for your future recitals,   Richard    
(back) Subject: Re: Pie Bill Gates!, was another organ movie From: "John Winn" <john@jwinn.demon.co.uk> Date: 8 Nov 99 23:45:47 +0100   > At 07:59 PM 11/7/1999 -0600, you wrote: > >I suppose the main reason is that I'm a cranky SOB who doesn't like it = when > >things get in the way of what I'm doing.<much snippage> > > >The last straw was probably when IE4.? crashed and refused to load > anything >and wouldn't let me back out of its error messages.<snip> > > Typical performance for a Microshaft product. SNAFU. IBM's OS/2 was = such > a better system; too bad Gates and his Washington Mafia killed it off. > Much snipping > > I'm SO glad that the Feds are turning up the heat on Gates. That = judge's > decision buoyed my spirits so much, I pulled up my "Pie Bill Gates!" = game > and had a field day! > So am I. That's why I use an Amiga, and run a Micro$oft free system as much as possible, with much smaller files and programmes.   John   -- John Winn   Upminster, England  
(back) Subject: ADMIN PLEASE READ Re: Pie Bill Gates! From: Administrator <admin@pipechat.org> Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 17:55:20 -0600   Folks   We are getting WAY off topic here. I know that there is a dislike for Bill Gates and Microsoft BUT this is not the purpose of this list. I would ask that we drop this topic and get back to the purpose of this list. All of our complaining won't do anything about it but I think the US Government is going to take care of him! <GRIN>   Thanks and now back to our regularly schedule topic!!   David **************************************** David Scribner Co-Owner / Technical Administrator PipeChat   http://www.pipechat.org 850-478-9635 mailto:david@blackiris.com  
(back) Subject: Re: Glenda's Recital From: "Glenda" <gksjd85@access.aic-fl.com> Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 20:16:54 -0600   Thanks for the outpouring of goodwill and congratulatory messages - I generally try to personally respond to messages, but I am somewhat overwhelmed and still pretty tired. Maybe it's trying to step over all = the bananas!   Actually, I'm very chagrined - I did not eat any bananas prior to the performance. I approached the fruit bowl for that very purpose several times before leaving home for the recital, but I had all this preparation = to do - you know, makeup, a big discussion with Rick about WHAT was I wearing to this (I had to model three outfits for him), trying to remember if I = had taken care of the receptions, ushers, extra chairs, furniture moving, air conditioning and other details (I am director of the series, so the buck stops you-know-where, even if I am playing). I never arrived at the fruit bowl with its luscious fresh bunch of bananas. So I don't know if I would have been on the international touring circuit by now if I had just eaten = a couple. The road to hell . . . .   To answer Rebekah's question, the power throughout the church went out for about 2 full seconds. I was still playing - it took one of those seconds for me to figure out something had happened, and the other to figure it = out and actually stop, and the power was back on by then. We were on a roll, too - I hated to start over halfway through the piece as well as it was going. Life goes on.   Stephen Roberts is coming to town on January 16, so I'm looking forward to hosting him and feeding him a little steak while he wows us country folk with some up-town music. He is also doing a recital and masterclass for = the Pensacola AGO chapter during his visit.   Thanks again to all of you - basta! You're embarrassing me.   Glenda        
(back) Subject: Re: Organ Recital From: geriskip@juno.com Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 21:57:11 -0500   Grand Prix de Chartres Winner is featured in next Fine Arts Series Concert. Rie Hiroe-Lang is a brilliant young organist from Tokyo who has recently won the most prestigious organ prize in Europe, the Grand Prix de Chartres.   Ms. Hiroe-Lang's concert at Greene Memorial Church will include music of Back, Mozart, Franck, Vierne and a new (1996) composition by the Japanese composer, Akira Nishimura.   This concert takes place Sunday, 14 November at 4 p.m. at Greene Memorial United Methodist Church, Second Street at Church Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia. Tel: 540-344-6225, e-mail: gmumc@rbnet.com  
(back) Subject: Do you know about this Organ? From: "David McPeak <Mack>" <dm726@delphi.com> Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 23:28:57 -0500   Hello Listers,   Once again I am asking for assistance from this collective intelligence abut an organ I remember from my youth.   I was visiting a classmate , who lived in Great Neck L.I. He was also interested in organs. I had set up appointments with Alec Wyton to hear St. John, Virgil to hear Riverside and some other churches too. One day after the big day in the city, my friend told me his mothers club had a pipe organ and would I like to see it? I said yes. It was, from what I can remember in a Women's Club and was or is a 3 manual M=F6ller. I am curious if it still exists? Anyone know?   Thanks in Advance,   Dave McPeak    
(back) Subject: Music List: Charge Conference (xpost) and a bit long From: Innkawgneeto@webtv.net (N Brown) Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 14:07:30 -0500 (EST)   Friends, on Sunday, 11/7, four area Methodist churches came together for a combined charge conference (methodist version of a business meeting). When I found out about the event, I asked my pastor if I could coordinate the music for the evening. I contacted the other choir directors and we put together a massed choir (3 out of the 4 churches--one is too small to have a choir). We had about 60 voices last night. It was a wonderfully warm evening full of emotion and fellowship. Following is a music list for the worship portion of the evening:   **choral prelude: "We Thank You, Lord" (N. Price/D. Besig) -- I accompanied, my colleague Peggy Bendel directed. Also, flutist from my church played.   **hymn: "Surely the Presence of the Lord Is In This Place" , selected by the District Superintendent.   **prayer response: "We Are United" (Neil Brown), sung accapella   **anthem: "United in Christ" (N. Price/D. Besig), I directed, Peggy Bendel accompanied. Trumpet player from HER church played.   **final hymn: "And Can It Be". This was some of the most stirring singing I've ever heard.   There were about 150 or so folks in the congregation in addition to the 60 choir singers. I hope I don't offend anyone when I say this, but there doesn't get much better singing than what Methodists do. It was simply glorious.   We picked the Don Besig pieces for 2 reasons: they are relatively easy to put together, and little did we know, they fit the theme of the worship perfectly. A lot of Besig's work is ho-hum at best, but these 2 pieces were just what we needed last night. I especially recommend "We Thank You Lord".   For "And Can it Be", I went all out on the organ: pedal introduction, stalward registration changes for all 439 verses (oops, 6 verses really 8-)). I really felt God working thru my hands and feet, because I certainly had no energy to play that glorious hymn after being at church ALL day and having fought a cold for the past 4 days. It was some of the best playing that ever came from my body, and I'm most grateful to the Lord. He did it, pure and simple. There's probably a sermon there someplace.   Blessings on you. Have a great week.   --Neil, Barnegat, USA