PipeChat Digest #1498 - Saturday, July 8, 2000
 
Re: Jingle Bells
  by "Paul R. Swank" <prswank@bellatlantic.net>
OLD anthems (slightly off-topic for pipechat) (X-posted) (LONG)
  by <quilisma@socal.rr.com>
Soundfont tuning
  by <support@opensystemsorgans.com>
Re: OLD anthems (slightly off-topic for pipechat) (X-posted) (LONG)
  by "Noel Stoutenburg" <mjolnir@ticnet.com>
Re: Soundfont tuning
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
Re: OLD anthems (slightly off-topic for pipechat) (X-posted)(LONG)
  by "Noel Stoutenburg" <mjolnir@ticnet.com>
Re: Soundfont tuning
  by "Tim Bovard" <tmbovard@arkansas.net>
Re: Soundfont tuning
  by <support@opensystemsorgans.com>
Re: Adding electric to pipe organ
  by <RonSeverin@aol.com>
Re: Adding electric to pipe organ
  by "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net>
Re: Soundfont tuning
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
 


(back) Subject: Re: Jingle Bells From: "Paul R. Swank" <prswank@bellatlantic.net> Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2000 10:19:03 -0400   Tom, Do you find that the 33 1/3 rpm speed is right for your zimbelstern? I am in the process of making one, and am experimenting with different gearing for the motors and can't decide on a good speed. Are you satisfied with the 33 1/3 speed?   Paul R. Swank Going Around In Circles in Baltimore     At 06:20 AM 7/8/2000 -0500, you wrote: >Several years ago I built a zimbelstern using seven small handbell castings >(C7-C8). These castings were placed on the platter of a Garrard Class A >turntable, rotating at 33 1/3/rpm. > >Schulmerich Carillons has very high standards for their handbells. If the >bells to not meet these standards they are rejected and remelted. (The >recycled metal is then used for other purposes rather than recasting for >bells.) > >I suggest you contact Schulmerich. The company is located in Sellersville >PA. > >Tom Gregory > >p.s. You may also wish to contact the Malmark, also located in >Sellersville. >-- >Thomas and Patricia Gregory >716 West College Avenue >Waukesha WI USA >53186-4569 > >---------- >>From: "PipeChat" <pipechat@pipechat.org> >>To: "PipeChat" <pipechat@pipechat.org> >>Subject: PipeChat Digest #1496 - 07/08/00 >>Date: Sat, Jul 8, 2000, 4:00 AM >> > >> PipeChat Digest #1496 - Saturday, July 8, 2000 >> >> Re: [TubaEuph] Lead-free? >> by <p.wilson2@juno.com> >> William Whitehead, R. I. P. >> by <ManderUSA@aol.com> >> RE: William Whitehead, R. I. P. >> by "Charles E. Brown" <clmoney@cybernex.net> >> PipeChat IRC - We are on-line live again tonight >> by "Bob Conway" <conwayb@post.queensu.ca> >> jingle bells (it's crazy alan's christmas sale) >> by <TRACKELECT@cs.com> >> Re: jingle bells (it's crazy alan's christmas sale) >> by <Innkawgneeto@webtv.net> >> Re: jingle bells (it's crazy alan's christmas sale) >> by <quilisma@socal.rr.com> >> Re: jingle bells (it's crazy alan's christmas sale) >> by "STRAIGHT" <STRAIGHT@infoblvd.net> >> Re: Baaahstun Symphony Hall =90-S / Cincinnati'svanished Hook/Austin >> by "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@stlnet.com> >> Re: jingle bells (it's crazy alan's christmas sale) >> by <Cremona502@cs.com> >> Re: Tracker Question >> by "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@stlnet.com> >> Re: "new" organ material >> by <MickBerg@aol.com> >> Service for Bill Whitehead >> by <ManderUSA@aol.com> >> >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: Re: [TubaEuph] Lead-free? >> From: <p.wilson2@juno.com> >> Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 02:11:25 -0700 >> >> >> >> On Thu, 06 Jul 2000 16:22:35 PDT "Dave G." <dave_hat@hotmail.com> writes: >>> >>> > I saw an article today that mentioned that the EU will be >>> > banning lead in all products as of 2004. I assume that this >>> > includes lead-bearing solder in brass instruments. >>> >>> The EU is waaaaaaay ahead of the USA in terms of public health >>> and safety, we should be emulating their enlightened society, rather >>> than carping about "excess government regulation", but.... >>> >>> Lead is a very useful material which is very safe in handled >>> properly, I can't imagine a safer application than metal organ >>> pipes, in fact. >>> >>> DG >>> >> It isn't the end-use so much as it is the processes needed to get the >> lead into its final form. >>   >> Many states/counties/etc. already have restrictions on the use of lead >> solder in copper water pipes and brass faucets. Some stained-glass >> workers monitor lead levels in their blood because of exposure from >> solder and came. Perhaps pipe makers might want to do the same. >> >> Shalom, >> Preston >> p.wilson2@juno.com >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: William Whitehead, R. I. P. >> From: <ManderUSA@aol.com> >> Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 11:01:31 EDT >> >> Dear Friends, >> >> I have just learned of the death last night of organist William Whitehead. He >> suffered a stroke some days ago, and has been in hospital since then.= Bill >> has been living in Stamford Connecticut in recent years, and has most >> recently been organist and choirmaster at Second Congregational Church in >> Greenwich, CT. As of this morning, funeral arrangements had not been= made. >> >> I will pass on further information when I have it. >> >> Bill will be much missed, as man and as musician. >> >> Sincerely, >> >> Malcolm Wechsler >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: RE: William Whitehead, R. I. P. >> From: "Charles E. Brown" <clmoney@cybernex.net> >> Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 11:16:12 -0000 >> >> I am very saddened by this news. Bill was a dear friend and mentor to me. >> Sadly, we lost touch after he moved out of New York. He was, of course,= an >> excellent musician and fine individual that was somewhat disillusioned= with >> the NY politics. >> >> He will be missed!! >> >> Charles E. Brown >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: pipechat@pipechat.org [mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org]On Behalf Of >> ManderUSA@aol.com >> Sent: Friday, July 07, 2000 3:02 PM >> To: piporg-l@listserv.albany.edu; pipechat@pipechat.org >> Subject: William Whitehead, R. I. P. >> >> >> Dear Friends, >> >> I have just learned of the death last night of organist William= Whitehead. >> He >> suffered a stroke some days ago, and has been in hospital since then.= Bill >> has been living in Stamford Connecticut in recent years, and has most >> recently been organist and choirmaster at Second Congregational Church in >> Greenwich, CT. As of this morning, funeral arrangements had not been= made. >> >> I will pass on further information when I have it. >> >> Bill will be much missed, as man and as musician. >> >> Sincerely, >> >> Malcolm Wechsler >> >> "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 >> >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: PipeChat IRC - We are on-line live again tonight >> From: "Bob Conway" <conwayb@post.queensu.ca> >> Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 12:30:15 -0400 >> >> Hi, PipeChatters, >> >> PipeChat IRC is again going live this evening, as it always does on= Monday >> and Friday evenings. >>   >> For further information about how to get on board with PipeChat IRC, go= to >> our Web page: >> >> http://www.pipechat.org >> >> Have fun, - come see what it is all about! >> >> Bob Conway >> >> >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: jingle bells (it's crazy alan's christmas sale) >> From: <TRACKELECT@cs.com> >> Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 20:42:43 EDT >> >> I'm usually pretty good at finding odd items and supplies (1pound cans of >> graphite, pure talc, a set of arch punches at 1/4 of the Organ Supply= price >> etc.) byt I'm drawing a blank on this one. We are trying to build a >> cymbalstern for a special customer. We don't have a forge, therefore= can't >> cast bells ourselves, so I have been looking for a supplier of small pitched >> bells. All that I have found is a bell foundry in England (don't want to deal >> with importing and conversion from pounds to dollars) and people who sell >> bells as part of kitschy chatshkas. So I thought I'd turn to the vast >> hive-mind of the lists. Does anyone know where we can get us some jingle >> bells? >> >> Alan B >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: Re: jingle bells (it's crazy alan's christmas sale) >> From: <Innkawgneeto@webtv.net> >> Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 20:49:05 -0400 (EDT) >> >> Why not check w/ Gamble Music? Just a thought. >> >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: Re: jingle bells (it's crazy alan's christmas sale) >> From: <quilisma@socal.rr.com> >> Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2000 18:04:32 -0700 >> >> Discarded sanctus bells from an RC church (most don't use them anymore)? >They're >> about the right size and sound ... >> >> Cheers, >> >> Bud >> >> TRACKELECT@cs.com wrote: >> >>> I'm usually pretty good at finding odd items and supplies (1pound cans= of >>> graphite, pure talc, a set of arch punches at 1/4 of the Organ Supply price >>> etc.) byt I'm drawing a blank on this one. We are trying to build a >>> cymbalstern for a special customer. We don't have a forge, therefore= can't >>> cast bells ourselves, so I have been looking for a supplier of small pitched >>> bells. All that I have found is a bell foundry in England (don't want to deal >>> with importing and conversion from pounds to dollars) and people who= sell >>> bells as part of kitschy chatshkas. So I thought I'd turn to the vast >>> hive-mind of the lists. Does anyone know where we can get us some jingle >>> bells? >>> >>> Alan B >>> >>> "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 >> >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: Re: jingle bells (it's crazy alan's christmas sale) >> From: "STRAIGHT" <STRAIGHT@infoblvd.net> >> Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 22:04:30 -0400 >> >> Well, there's at least one company, because I've seen their catalog, and >> not too long ago, within the last 3 or 4 yrs. at least.   >> >> You might check out some good quality wind chimes, some of them are >> bells if you gotta have bells, some have a really nice sound. Try an >> expensive gift shop or garden store. >> >> How big are you looking for? >> >> Diane >> >> >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: Re: Baaahstun Symphony Hall =90-S / Cincinnati'svanished= Hook/Austin >> From: "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@stlnet.com> >> Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2000 21:38:41 -0500 >> >>> "John L. Speller" wrote: >>> >>> > In my >>> > opinion nothing better was ever created than the E. & G. G. Hook= organs >>> > of the 1860's. >> >> Well, here I go again!! I take exception with this statement as there >> were several >>> other companies, and in the Boston area too building wonderful= instruments >and >>> some surpassing the Hooks. Symphony Hall was a Hutchings before A-S did it >over >> >> Ah, yes! but George Hutchings was working for E. & G. G. Hook in the >> 1860's! And he certainly knew what he was doing. >> >> John Speller. >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: Re: jingle bells (it's crazy alan's christmas sale) >> From: <Cremona502@cs.com> >> Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 23:00:16 EDT >> >> Alan, >> Have you tried Pier One or other such import stores. That's where I got >> mine. They are very lovely little Indian bells, some even have inlaid >> designs. Another thing you might consider, other than bells would be solid >> brass rods of varying lengths, much like the "wind chimes" used by >> percussionists. I would think if you had large enough rods, the sound would >> be close to bells. >> >> Bruce >> . . . .in the Beagles' Nest with the Baskerbeagles >> Molly, Duncan, and Miles Cremona502@cs.com >> HOWLING ACRES: http://ourworld.cs.com/Brucon502 >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: Re: Tracker Question >> From: "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@stlnet.com> >> Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2000 22:19:07 -0500 >> >> George.Greene@RossNutrition.com wrote: >>> >>> I have a friend who plays a small tracker in a small church with limited >funds >>> for organ repair. She says that quite frequently notes will become "stuck" >and >>> she has to pull up on the keys (or pedals) to release them. Is there a >simple, >>> inexpensive repair that she could perform to minimize this problem? >>> >>> Thanks! >> >> Trackers are very simple instruments, so the answer to this question is >> bound to be yes. There are a number of things that could cause the keys >> to stick in this way. >> >> One might be poor pin adjustment on the keyboards. (This is a problem >> that also afflicts electric action organs and even electronics.) At the >> front and center of the keys are metal pins which are oval in shape. >> Sometimes they rub against the wood of the key and stick. Sometimes >> rotating them helps. Remove key slip at front of key and turn pin using >> (ideally) a pin adjustor, or failing that a pair of needle nose pliers. >>   >> Another problem sometimes is insufficiently strong pallet springs. Take >> off the bungboard and take out the pallet pring (pallet spring pliers >> make this easier but it can be done in other ways). Stretch the spring >> to make it a little stronger and put it back in. >> >> If neither of these things works, try calling in an organ builder. That >> might not be a bad idea in any case. With a problem like this it is >> unlikely to be expensive anyway. >> >> John Speller. >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: Re: "new" organ material >> From: <MickBerg@aol.com> >> Date: Sat, 8 Jul 2000 00:21:44 EDT >> >> I haven't actually done it yet, but the EMU APS software allows you to >> replace the default General Midi soundfonts (those awful non-musical= music >> sounds) with the soundfont of your choice, so if you substitute a pipe organ >> soundfont, like "Jeux", or "Pfeifenorgel", all the MIDI music will come= out >> as organ sounds. So if you replaced the piano, say, with principals, the bass >> with 16 ft ranks, the brass with reeds, the strings with gambas and celestes, >> etc, you should get wonderfully cheesy bogus transcriptions! No meantone, >> though, MIDI is fixed in equal temperament, as far as I know and the= pitch >> control is too coarse to get other tunings. If you have Finale, you should be >> able to load organ soundfonts anyway, with a simple soundcard like a Creative >> SBLive! or AWE64. >> Trouble is, the EMU soundcard is very expensive. So I'm trying to fiddle= it >> with a SBLive! card at the moment, and haven't managed it yet. >> Mick. >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> >> Subject: Service for Bill Whitehead >> From: <ManderUSA@aol.com> >> Date: Sat, 8 Jul 2000 00:51:33 EDT >> >> Dear Friends, >> >> The service for Bill Whitehead will be at St. John's Episcopal Church,= 628 >> Main Street, Stamford, CT at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 13th. I have no other >> details. >> >> The church is near exit 8 on the Connecticut Turnpike, I-95. The church phone >> number is 203/348-2619. Bill's address in Stamford: 66-D Seaside Avenue, >> Stamford, CT 06902-4324, in case you would like to send a note to Martha. >> >> Malcolm Wechsler >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >> End of PipeChat Digest >> >> "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 >>=20 > >"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 >=20    
(back) Subject: OLD anthems (slightly off-topic for pipechat) (X-posted) (LONG) From: <quilisma@socal.rr.com> Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2000 11:18:35 -0700   I recently came by a large collection of old, OLD anthems, mostly in the Victorian Anglican tradition. I have multiple copies, but most are too fragile to use. They are clear enough to copy, however. Practically all are out of print; most are out of copyright; some trash, some treasures. I don't want to throw the multiple copies away, if anyone can use them.   If anyone would like SINGLE COPIES, here's a partial list of titles, with more to come. I think the easiest way to handle this is to suggest a "suggested donation" and have folks send large SASEs ... I have no secretarial help. I think $.25 an anthem is fair; postage on one anthem would be $.35; two, $.55, and so on. If that DOESN'T seem fair, speak up (grin). First come, first served ... I have 20 copies of most, more than 20 of a few.   Please DO check and see if they're available before copying them, and get permission to copy them if they're P.O.P. ... I'm not advocating anything illegal here (grin). I'm researching them as I need them ...   Agnus Dei (St. Cecelia Mass) (English text) - Gounod Angels Holy, High and Lowly- Eric Thiman - Michaelmas, general As It Began To Dawn - Charles Vincent - Easter Aurora coelum purpurat (Christ Triumphant) - Pietro Yon - Easter Awake, Thou That Sleepest (Daughter of Jairus) - Stainer - Easter Awake Up, My Glory - Barnby - Easter   Before the Heavens Were Spread Abroad - Horatio Parker - Christmas Behold, I Bring You Good Tidings - John Goss - Christmas Benedicite omnia opera Domini - F. Flaxington Harker - canticle Behold the Lamb of God - Harry Wilkinson - Lent Benedictus es, Domine - J.N. Brown - canticle Bless Our Land (Veni, Jesu) - Cherubini - patriotic Bethlehem - Gounod - Christmas Breathe On Me, Breath of God - T. Tertius Noble   Cherubim Song #7 - Bortniansky - Michaelmas/general Come, Holy Ghost - Palestrina - Pentecost Communion Service - Berthold Tours   Fear Not, O Israel - Max Spicker Fierce was the wild billow - T. Tertius Noble For Ah! The Master Is So Fair - Van Denman Thompson   Hear My Prayer - Mendelssohn Heavens are Declaring, The - Beethoven How Long Wilt Thou Forget Me (Consider and Hear Me) - Carl Pflueger Hymn Triumphant, The - Charles Wakefield Cadman - Easter   In Solemn Silence - Ippoitof-Ivanof - Veterans' Day, Memorial Day, funerals I Will Arise and Go To My Father - F. Flaxington Harke - Prodigal Son Sunday   Jesu, the Very Thought Is Sweet - Martin Shaw Jubilate Deo in B Flat - Ethelbert Nevin - canticle Jubilate Deo in B Major - T. Tertius Noble - canticle Jubilate Deo in F - Berthold Tours - canticle   King of Love My Shepherd Is, The - Harry Rowe Shelley - Good Shepherd Sunday   Laetatus sum (Psalm 122) - Vivaldi - church dedication, ordination, etc.   Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled - Myles B. Foster - Rogation/Pentecost Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled - H.G. Trembath - Rogation/Pentecost Lord Is Exalted, The - John E. West - Ascension   O Christ, Who Holds the Open Gate - Martin Shaw - Harvest/General O Lord, How Manifold Are Thy Works - Barnby - Thanksgiving/Rogation/Harvest Festival O Lord, Our Governour - Henry Gadsby - Circumcision/Name of Jesus O Love That Casts Out Fear - Norman Coke-Jephcott O My Soul, Bless God the Father (hymn-anthem on "Stuttgart") - arr. Robert L. Simes O Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem - James C. Knox   Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord - George M. Garrett - Advent   Radiant Morn Hath Passed Away, The - H. H. Woodward - evening Repent Ye - John Prindle Scott - Advent/St. John Baptist Day Rock of Ages - Dudley Buck   Sanctus & Benedictus (St. Cecelia Mass) (English text) - Gounod Say To Them That Are Of A Fearful Heart - Everett Titcomb - Advent Seek Ye The Lord - J. Varley Roberts - Advent Send Out Thy Light (complete version) - Gounod - ordinations, general Sing, O Heavens - Berthold Tours - Christmas Souls of the Righteous - T. Tertius Noble - All Saints' Day, All Souls' Day, funerals, Saints' Days Springs in the Desert - Arthur B. Jennings - Advent Sun Shall Be No More Thy Light, The - H. H. Woodward - Epiphany   Te Deum laudamus - H. H. Woodward - canticle Te Deum in G - H. Alexander Matthews - canticle Thou Knowest, Lord, the Secrets of Our Hearts - Purcell - funerals   What Are These That Are Arrayed In White Robes? - Stainer - All Saints' Day, Feasts of Martyrs We Sent Unto Thee - Hollins - installations, ordinations   Cheers,   Bud, who remembers 90% of these from his childhood (!)              
(back) Subject: Soundfont tuning From: <support@opensystemsorgans.com> Date: 8 Jul 2000 12:03:18 -0700   Actually, you can tune the stops in a Soundfont any way you like, to = within cents (one hundredths of a half tone), and it's easy to set up = alternate tunings of the same organ. The Pfeifenorgel CD-ROM has a discussion of this subject (auf Deutsch), = with examples of alternate tunings in cents. All you need is a Soundfont = editor, like Vienna, which is a free download from Creative.   MIDI, itself, is not biased on the subject. It's just that equal = temperament has become the de facto standard.   I'm glad this subject came up, because I haven't given much thought to = offering alternate tunings on the Fisk emulation (although the real one = seems to be tuned differently every time I hear it).   How does the organ world feel about this? How much more attractive is an = organ with different moods than one that's even tempered all the time?   Dick Meckstroth      
(back) Subject: Re: OLD anthems (slightly off-topic for pipechat) (X-posted) (LONG) From: "Noel Stoutenburg" <mjolnir@ticnet.com> Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2000 14:11:35 -0500     --------------34D8A8F09CF4EBE79457C983 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3Dus-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Bud,   Did you get a chance to convert the Stolpe files I sent a week or so ago?   Regarding your acquisition   > I recently came by a large collection of old, OLD anthems, ... <snip>... > If anyone would like SINGLE COPIES, here's a partial list of titles, > with more to come.   Bud, I would be interested in buying one of each.   Some of these people, e.g. Charles Wakeman Cadfield, are men who also composed for organ, and as soon as I get my Dethier project done, I'm going to start collected works editions of their works.   Fair warning: on those that are in public domain, I very likely may wind = up republishing them, or at least posting them to Rafael's website (CPDL)....   Are you willing to bargain? In exchange for one of each of the ones you have available, listed and unlisted I will send you $25.00 (which includes postage for U.S.P.S. priority mail), and a copy of the CD-ROM of the 50 small tonepieces by Stolpe....   ns       --------------34D8A8F09CF4EBE79457C983 Content-Type: text/html; charset=3Dus-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <!doctype html public "-//w3c//dtd html 4.0 transitional//en"> <html> Bud, <p>Did you get a chance to convert the Stolpe files I sent a week or so ago? <p>Regarding your acquisition <blockquote TYPE=3DCITE>I recently came by a large collection of old, OLD anthems, ... &lt;snip>... <br>If anyone would like SINGLE COPIES, here's a partial list of titles, <br>with more to come.</blockquote> Bud, I would be interested in buying one of each. <p>Some of these people, e.g. Charles Wakeman Cadfield, are men who also composed for organ, and as soon as I get my Dethier project&nbsp; = done,&nbsp; I'm going to start collected works editions of their works. <p>Fair warning:&nbsp; on those that are in public domain, I very likely may wind up republishing them, or at least posting them to Rafael's = website (CPDL).... <p>Are you willing to bargain?&nbsp; In exchange for one of&nbsp; each of the ones you have available, listed and unlisted I will send you $25.00 (which includes postage for U.S.P.S. priority mail), <i>and</i> a copy of the CD-ROM of the 50 small tonepieces by Stolpe.... <p>ns <br>&nbsp; <br>&nbsp;</html>   --------------34D8A8F09CF4EBE79457C983--    
(back) Subject: Re: Soundfont tuning From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Sat, 8 Jul 2000 15:52:23 EDT   In a message dated 7/8/00 3:04:13 PM Eastern Daylight Time, support@opensystemsorgans.com writes:   << The Pfeifenorgel CD-ROM has a discussion of this subject (auf Deutsch), =   with examples of alternate tunings in cents. All you need is a Soundfont editor, like Vienna, which is a free download from Creative.>> I'm not familiar with this. Is it something that can be used on PC = without a music keyboard? << How does the organ world feel about this? How much more attractive is = an organ with different moods than one that's even tempered all the time? >> A significant portion of the organ world is bored with equal temperament. = I would love to have several different options for sound and temperament, if =   not in the same instrument, at least in the same room.   Bruce .. . . .in the Beagles' Nest with the Baskerbeagles Molly, Duncan, and Miles Cremona502@cs.com HOWLING ACRES: http://ourworld.cs.com/Brucon502  
(back) Subject: Re: OLD anthems (slightly off-topic for pipechat) (X-posted)(LONG) From: "Noel Stoutenburg" <mjolnir@ticnet.com> Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2000 15:40:53 -0500   I apologize for posting my personal message to Bud to PipeChat. For years I have avoided posting a private message to a list; though I figured it was bound to happen sooner or later.   <sigh>   ns    
(back) Subject: Re: Soundfont tuning From: "Tim Bovard" <tmbovard@arkansas.net> Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2000 16:01:12 -0500   Bruce Cornely writes: >A significant portion of the organ world is bored with equal temperament. <snip>   Bruce -- I think I must take exception with this theory, at least the way you word it...if it *were* true, then why would so many (probably most, but...) instruments continue to be built using equal temparament?? Seems to me that your hypothesis, if true, would suggest rather the opposite.   For the record, I think we are *all* quite clear on what *your* = preferences are... ;-) ...it is, after all, seemingly one of your favorite subjects... = :-)   Cheers!   Tim  
(back) Subject: Re: Soundfont tuning From: <support@opensystemsorgans.com> Date: 8 Jul 2000 14:04:27 -0700   Bruce (et al),   The Vienna Soundfont editor is downloadable from = developer.soundblaster.com (no www). You don't need a keyboard.   Dick Meckstroth      
(back) Subject: Re: Adding electric to pipe organ From: <RonSeverin@aol.com> Date: Sat, 8 Jul 2000 18:20:24 EDT   Dear Lamar:   California! I just got back from the Natl. Convention in Seattle. I heard some of the best organs out there today in Seattle. Paul Fritts, organs and The Manuel =   Rosales organ in St. James Cathedral. To die for!   Ron  
(back) Subject: Re: Adding electric to pipe organ From: "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net> Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2000 17:12:53   At 06:20 PM 7/8/2000 EDT, you wrote: >The Manuel >Rosales >organ in St. James Cathedral. To die for!<snip>   You mean, better off dead?   dB  
(back) Subject: Re: Soundfont tuning From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Sat, 8 Jul 2000 21:55:32 EDT   In a message dated 7/8/00 5:00:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tmbovard@arkansas.net writes:   << Bruce -- I think I must take exception with this theory, at least the = way you word it...if it *were* true, then why would so many (probably most, but...) instruments continue to be built using equal temparament?? Seems to me that your hypothesis, if true, would suggest rather the opposite. = >>   Significant does not necessarily mean majority; I intentionally avoided using "many" for this very reason. Probably the reason that "most" instruments continue to be built using equal temperament is because the majority still either sees this as "the" way or does not know any better, having not been exposed to unequal temperaments. Just because the "majority" does something, does not make it "best." Although, I do find = it comical in a sense that that the equal temperament people so visciously attack the concept of unequal temperament, as though they are afraid it = will "catch on and take over."       Bruce .. . . .in the Beagles' Nest with the Baskerbeagles Molly, Duncan, and Miles Cremona502@cs.com HOWLING ACRES: http://ourworld.cs.com/Brucon502