PipeChat Digest #2007 - Sunday, April 8, 2001
 
Re: The Palms
  by "Karl Moyer" <kmoyer@marauder.millersville.edu>
Re: Which Faure?
  by "Karl Moyer" <kmoyer@marauder.millersville.edu>
Re: Which Faure?
  by <ScottFop@aol.com>
Easter Vigil - St. Matthew's, Costa Mesa CA USA (X-posted)
  by <quilisma@socal.rr.com>
Re: Bish Organ Shoes
  by <RonSeverin@aol.com>
Re: The Palms
  by <geriskip@juno.com>
high fashion
  by <quilisma@socal.rr.com>
Holy Trinity undercount
  by <ALamirande@aol.com>
Re: The Palms
  by <RonSeverin@aol.com>
Re: the palms
  by <RonSeverin@aol.com>
The Palms
  by "Patricia/Thomas Gregory" <tgregory@speeddial.net>
lousy small organs
  by <ALamirande@aol.com>
Re: The Palms
  by "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@mindspring.com>
Re: The Palms PROTESTANT?!?!?!
  by <TubaMagna@aol.com>
Re: The Palms PROTESTANT?!?!?!
  by "Glenda" <gksjd85@access.aic-fl.com>
Hammond rendezvous
  by "Glenda" <gksjd85@access.aic-fl.com>
Fw: The Palms
  by "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net>
Re: Fw: The Palms The *LOOK* :)
  by <RonSeverin@aol.com>
 

(back) Subject: Re: The Palms From: "Karl Moyer" <kmoyer@marauder.millersville.edu> Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2001 20:46:37 -0400   Now, THAT's *real* Palm Sunday music!! Wish my choir were that good.     > From: DRAWKNOB@aol.com > Reply-To: "PipeChat" <pipechat@pipechat.org> > Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 20:49:07 EDT > To: pipechat@pipechat.org > Subject: Re: The Palms > > I've not scheduled that piece in over 10 years. My choir did a smashing = job > with Hosanna to the Son of David, by Orlando Gibbons, this morning. > > John A. Gambill > Org/CHM > Oak Cliff Lutheran Church > Dallas, TX > > "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: Re: Which Faure? From: "Karl Moyer" <kmoyer@marauder.millersville.edu> Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2001 20:50:27 -0400   > This message is in MIME format. Since your mail reader does not = understand this format, some or all of this message may not be legible.   --MS_Mac_OE_3069607827_1170449_MIME_Part Content-type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-transfer-encoding: 7bit   According to the score that I have in from of me, J.B.Faure wrote "The Palms".     Correct: Jean Baptiste Faure, NOT Gabriel Faure of _Requiem_ or = "Cantique de Jean de Racine" fame.   Cordially,   Karl E. Moyer Lancaster PA     --MS_Mac_OE_3069607827_1170449_MIME_Part Content-type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable   <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Re: Which Faure?</TITLE> </HEAD> <BODY> <BLOCKQUOTE>According to the score that I have in from of me, J.B.Faure = wro=3D te &quot;The Palms&quot;. <BR> <BR> <BR> Correct: &nbsp;Jean Baptiste Faure, &nbsp;NOT Gabriel Faure of _Requiem_ = &n=3D bsp;or &quot;Cantique de Jean de Racine&quot; fame. <BR> <BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Cordially,<BR> <BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Karl E. Moyer<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Lancaster PA</BLOCKQUOTE> </BODY> </HTML>     --MS_Mac_OE_3069607827_1170449_MIME_Part--    
(back) Subject: Re: Which Faure? From: <ScottFop@aol.com> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 21:01:26 EDT     --part1_b8.13f2bde4.280263e6_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 4/8/01 8:59:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time, diaphone64@hotmail.com writes:     > According to the score that I have in from of me, J.B.Faure wrote "The > Palms". > It's even in the G. Schirmer Anthem as the original composer. >   Yes, Jean Baptiste (or Bautiste) Faure I BELIEVE was his name, again my = score is at the church. I think he was Gabriel's father.   Scott Foppiano (just waking up from the first of many predicted Holy Week naps!)   --part1_b8.13f2bde4.280263e6_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT COLOR=3D"#0000a0" SIZE=3D2 = FAMILY=3D"SCRIPT" FACE=3D"Comic Sans MS" LANG=3D"0">In a message dated = 4/8/01 8:59:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time, <BR>diaphone64@hotmail.com writes: <BR> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">According to the = score that I have in from of me, J.B.Faure wrote "The <BR>Palms". <BR>It's even in the G. Schirmer Anthem as the original composer. <BR></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#0000a0" SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SCRIPT" = FACE=3D"Comic Sans MS" LANG=3D"0"> <BR>Yes, Jean Baptiste (or Bautiste) Faure I BELIEVE was his name, again = my score <BR>is at the church. &nbsp;I think he was Gabriel's father. <BR> <BR>Scott Foppiano (just waking up from the first of many predicted Holy = Week <BR>naps!)</FONT></HTML>   --part1_b8.13f2bde4.280263e6_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Easter Vigil - St. Matthew's, Costa Mesa CA USA (X-posted) From: <quilisma@socal.rr.com> Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2001 18:08:03 -0700   THE EASTER VIGIL - 7 p.m.   BLESSING OF THE NEW FIRE BLESSING OF THE PASCHAL CANDLE SINGING OF THE EXSULTET   LITURGY OF THE WORD   1st Lesson - Exodus 12 1st Canticle - Psalm 136 - Confitemini - Tonus peregrinus 2nd Lesson - Exodus 13 2nd Canticle - Psalm 114 - In exitu Israel - Tonus peregrinus 3rd Lesson - Exodus 14 & 15 3rd Canticle - Canticle of Moses - Cantemus Domino - Tonus peregrinus   BLESSING OF THE FONT   Psalm 42 - Quemadmodum - Tone 8   RENEWAL OF BAPTISMAL VOWS   Vidi aquam - Gregorian, simple tune in mode 6   THE VIGIL MASS   Hymn - Come, Ye Faithful - St. Kevin (we don't do the Litany) Kyrie - Mass I - Lux et origo Gloria - Scottish Chant Triple Alleluia - Mode 6 (old Lauds melody) Psalm 118 - Confitemini - Tone 6 Offertory Hymn - Chorus novae Jerusalem - Gregorian (Mechlin melody) Sanctus - Willan Amen - Robinson in D Pascha nostrum - Tone 6 (replaces Agnus Dei in Eastertide) (!) Communion - Pascha nostrum - Gregorian, mode 6 Hymn - Salve festa dies - Sarum Processionale Hymn - He Is Risen - Neander Voluntary - a SHORT improvisation (grin)   Two paid chanters and the four-cylinder schola from the seminary ... parish choir sings two Masses tomorrow, so they balked (grin) ... we don't get a big crowd, but it's a nice service.   Cheers,   Bud          
(back) Subject: Re: Bish Organ Shoes From: <RonSeverin@aol.com> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 21:08:27 EDT   Hi Glenda:   I would like something in electric blue, maybe spectators with cream white =   toe and heel.   These would look really nice with a electric blue cape over a gold lamay form fitting dress. Co-ordination is everything!   Regards,   Ron Severin Tongue firmly in cheek  
(back) Subject: Re: The Palms From: <geriskip@juno.com> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 20:16:56 -0700   I did. It was requested. The Holy City was done as a solo. After the service one of the younger members told the soloist she had never heard that song before. Really liked it. Geri ________________________________________________________________ GET INTERNET ACCESS FROM JUNO! Juno offers FREE or PREMIUM Internet access for less! Join Juno today! For your FREE software, visit: http://dl.www.juno.com/get/tagj.  
(back) Subject: high fashion From: <quilisma@socal.rr.com> Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2001 18:24:55 -0700   Lord! I haven't seen SPECTATORS since my grandfather's funeral in 1955 = (grin).   And Ron Severin in a gold lame sheath would look about like Bud Clark in a gold lame sheath ... a pair of LARGE gold lame SAUSAGES (grin).   Cheers,   Bud, who looks like a bowling ball in his cassock as it IS (grin)   RonSeverin@aol.com wrote:   > Hi Glenda: > > I would like something in electric blue, maybe spectators with cream = white > toe and heel. > > These would look really nice with a electric blue cape over a gold lamay > form fitting dress. Co-ordination is everything! > > Regards, > > Ron Severin > Tongue firmly in cheek > > "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: Holy Trinity undercount From: <ALamirande@aol.com> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 21:25:10 EDT     --part1_f8.8e2e760.28026976_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a previous posting, I stated that there were four churches in Manhattan =   (New York City) with the name of Holy Trinity. There are actually at = least seven. (One tends to forget things when suffering from a nosocomial infection. A nasty cold I picked up at that nursing home in Massachusetts =   this past week.)   I quite overlooked the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on = East 74th St. And I overlooked Holy Trinity at NYU in Greenwich Village --- although, officially, that one is called a "chapel" and not a "church". (It serves = the Catholic students at NYU.)   The others are Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church on West 82nd St., = between Amsterdam and Broadway; Holy Trinity Lutheran at Central Park West and = 65th St.; Holy Trinity Episcopal on East 88th St. near York Avenue; and (here's =   the surprise!) Holy Trinity Episcopal Church at 20 Cumming St. (corner of Seaman Avenue) in the Inwood section, far northern Manhattan (near the = 207th St. stop on the A train). Finally, The Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church at 359 Broome St. (in Soho).   Sacred Heart Church, Manhattan, is at 457 West 51st St., near 10th Avenue. = Definitely west of 9th Avenue. The old Hell's Kitchen neighborhood --- = but even there, "gentrification" is proceeding at a fast pace.   There are several Manhattan churches with the name Trinity --- minus the "Holy" --- including the famous Trinity Church at Wall and Broadway (seen nationwide every week on PBS broadcast "Wall St. Week"!). Reputed to be = the richest church in the world, but I have no way of verifying that. (They certainly do own some very choice real estate. Their Real Estate = Department is located at 417 Canal St., in Chinatown.)   Others with that name include Trinity Lutheran at West 100th between Amsterdam and Columbus; another Trinity Lutheran at 602 East 9th St. = (Avenue B); Trinity Presbyterian at 422 West 57th St.; Trinity Baptist at 250 East =   61st St.; Trinity AME at 259 West 126th St.; and Trinity Assembly of God = at 138 Henry St. (Chinatown).   I do hope I haven't left anyone out this time.   That Universalist church on Central Park West is now officially called the =   Fourth Universalist Society --- a "Unitarian Universalist Congregation"; = and the edifice itself is officially called "Landmark on the Park"! You can = see their website at http://www.landmarkonthepark.org   No mention there of any "Divine Paternity"; but their website does call = the place a "cathedral" --- on what basis I wouldn't know. They claim it's = the largest church on the Upper West Side, but I find that claim dubious: that =   honor most likely goes to Holy Name of Jesus at 96th and Amsterdam. (Assuming, of course, that one allocates the immense Cathedral of St. = John the Divine to Morningside Heights, and not to the Upper West Side.)   It seems the the Universalist church is available for rent, for almost any =   event you can think of: weddings, banquets, movies, bar mitzvahs, you name =   it. With all that money rolling in, I should think they could repair the organ! (Their website says a Steinway concert grand piano is available.)   Arthur LaMirande     --part1_f8.8e2e760.28026976_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a previous posting, = I stated that there were four churches in Manhattan <BR>(New York City) with the name of Holy Trinity. &nbsp;There are = actually at least <BR>seven. &nbsp;(One tends to forget things when suffering from a = nosocomial <BR>infection. &nbsp;A nasty cold I picked up at that nursing home in = Massachusetts <BR>this past week.) <BR> <BR>I quite overlooked the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on = East <BR>74th St. <BR>And I overlooked Holy Trinity at NYU in Greenwich Village --- = although, <BR>officially, that one is called a "chapel" and not a "church". = &nbsp;(It serves the <BR>Catholic students at NYU.) <BR> <BR>The others are Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church on West 82nd St., = between <BR>Amsterdam and Broadway; Holy Trinity Lutheran at Central Park West and = 65th <BR>St.; Holy Trinity Episcopal on East 88th St. near York Avenue; and = (here's <BR>the surprise!) Holy Trinity Episcopal Church at 20 Cumming St. (corner = of <BR>Seaman Avenue) in the Inwood section, far northern Manhattan (near the = 207th <BR>St. stop on the A train). &nbsp;Finally, The Holy Trinity Ukrainian = Orthodox <BR>Church at 359 Broome St. (in Soho). <BR> <BR>Sacred Heart Church, Manhattan, is at 457 West 51st St., near 10th = Avenue. &nbsp; <BR>Definitely west of 9th Avenue. &nbsp;The old Hell's Kitchen = neighborhood --- but <BR>even there, "gentrification" is proceeding at a fast pace. <BR> <BR>There are several Manhattan churches with the name Trinity --- minus = the <BR>"Holy" --- including the famous Trinity Church at Wall and Broadway = (seen <BR>nationwide every week on PBS broadcast "Wall St. Week"!). = &nbsp;Reputed to be the <BR>richest church in the world, but I have no way of verifying that. = &nbsp;(They <BR>certainly do own some very choice real estate. Their Real Estate = Department <BR>is located at 417 Canal St., in Chinatown.) <BR> <BR>Others with that name include Trinity Lutheran at West 100th between <BR>Amsterdam and Columbus; another Trinity Lutheran at 602 East 9th St. = (Avenue <BR>B); Trinity Presbyterian at 422 West 57th St.; Trinity Baptist at 250 = East <BR>61st St.; &nbsp;Trinity AME at 259 West 126th St.; and Trinity = Assembly of God at <BR>138 Henry St. (Chinatown). <BR> <BR>I do hope I haven't left anyone out this time. <BR> <BR>That Universalist church on Central Park West is now officially called = the <BR>Fourth Universalist Society --- a "Unitarian Universalist = Congregation"; and <BR>the edifice itself is officially called "Landmark on the Park"! = &nbsp;You can see <BR>their website at <BR>http://www.landmarkonthepark.org <BR> <BR>No mention there of any "Divine Paternity"; but their website does = call the <BR>place a "cathedral" --- on what basis I wouldn't know. &nbsp;They = claim it's the <BR>largest church on the Upper West Side, but I find that claim dubious: = that <BR>honor most likely goes to Holy Name of Jesus at 96th and Amsterdam. = &nbsp; <BR>(Assuming, of course, that one &nbsp;allocates the immense Cathedral = of St. John <BR>the Divine to Morningside Heights, and not to the Upper West Side.) <BR> <BR>It seems the the Universalist church is available for rent, for almost = any <BR>event you can think of: weddings, banquets, movies, bar mitzvahs, you = name <BR>it. &nbsp;With all that money rolling in, I should think they could = repair the <BR>organ! &nbsp;(Their website says a Steinway concert grand piano is = available.) <BR> <BR>Arthur LaMirande <BR></FONT></HTML>   --part1_f8.8e2e760.28026976_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: The Palms From: <RonSeverin@aol.com> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 21:31:26 EDT   In a message dated 4/8/2001 3:44:15 PM Pacific Daylight Time, dougcampbell@juno.com writes:   << Our Church uses The Palms as the processional, as it has done every = year since at LEAST 1928 ! Douglas A. Campbell Skaneateles, NY >> Hi Douglas:   It seems that the wagon wheels are firmly riding in a rut. ;)   Ron  
(back) Subject: Re: the palms From: <RonSeverin@aol.com> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 21:35:15 EDT   Hi Gary:   Amazing Grace comes to mind!   whatelse is there to play on the 1946, unified big time, 5 rank mighty Wicks? I would really like to know what would be good on an instrument this small. Gary   Ron  
(back) Subject: The Palms From: "Patricia/Thomas Gregory" <tgregory@speeddial.net> Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2001 20:37:49 -0500   Palm Sunday at First Baptist, Waukesha (An American Baptist Congregation)   Prelude:   The Holy City .... Adam   Offertory:   The Palms (violin solo/w/organ accompaniment)   Postlude:   Cortege et Litanie .... Dupre   (The postlude took the most practice.... 99.9% the congregation remains) -- Thomas and Patricia Gregory 716 West College Avenue Waukesha WI USA 53186-4569  
(back) Subject: lousy small organs From: <ALamirande@aol.com> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 22:01:23 EDT     --part1_ff.482f830.280271f3_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   From 1963 to 1966, I was organist of a Roman Catholic Church in Astoria, Queens (New York City), NY. Just over the Triborough Bridge from East = Harlem in Manhattan.   The church edifice itself was (and remains) quite modest in size, for a Catholic church. But, at that time, the parish was one of the largest in = the entire world: some 30,000 people belonged to that one parish! There was = an upper church and a lower church: so many people would be trying to push = their way inside on a Sunday morning that ushers were stationed at the front = door to command (!) those arriving to either go "up" or go "down". One had no choice in the matter.   With such an enormous congregation, it followed --- the statistics of = Nature being what they are --- that anywhere from 2 to 7 people would expire per week. The organist made his living basically by playing funerals, day in = and day out. (No one could have survived on the salary!) Oh, there were also =   numerous weddings, mostly occurring on Saturdays but sometimes also on Sundays.   And what did this church --- which, one may safely assume, was not = operating in the red! --- have for an organ? A lousy Wurlitzer electronic, that's what! (An earlier pipe organ in the lower church had been thrown out for junk, over the objections of the previous organist, a certain "Professor" Bedell --- who was then also given the sack. The priests did not like objections or complaints!)   Needless to say, it was virtually impossible to practice the great organ literature on such a contraption. Matters weren't helped when somebody rifled the poor box --- whereupon the pastor changed the locks to the = organ loft and deprived the organist of the new key! One more than one = occasion, the organist (yours truly) was locked INSIDE the organ loft, and had to = shout and gesticulate in order to gain the attention of the septuaginarian = sexton, to be freed from said confinement.   A few years later, I was organist for a couple of years at a Lithuanian parish in lower Manhattan: Our Lady of Vilnius. This was (and is) a very pretty church, with very attractive paintings on the ceiling. The organ? = An old parlour Aeolian --- it had once reposed in someone's private residence =   --- of about 5 ranks, give or take a couple! It was barely in playable condition: one Louis Mohr (of the old Mohr organ =   company, by then reduced to being an organ maintenance firm) was brought = in to do some makeshift repairs. Despite the extreme limitations of this instrument, I was able to prepare a recital for neighboring St. Alphonsus Church, in which reposed a great historic 1875 Hook and Hastings. (This instrument, after years of being unplayable, had just been restored by = Larry Trupiano.) That recital took place on January 28, 1973, and was the first =   all-Franz Schmidt organ recital ever given in North America. Later, I repeated a small portion of that (2-hour) recital at Grace = Episcopal Church in the East Village. The pastor of Our Lady of Vilnius objected to = my performing in a "Protestant" church! Soon thereafter, I left Our Lady of Vilnius to go uptown to Holy Name of Jesus. Wherein was to be found one = of the greatest organs in the entire city. Alas: more than 90% of it was out = of commission at the time!   St. Alphonsus Church was demolished in the 1980s --- it was said to be in danger of collapse, due to unstable foundations. Fortunately, the organ = was relocated, to St. Mary's Church in New Haven, Connecticut. It narrowly escaped destruction in a fire there a few years ago.   Arthur LaMirande   --part1_ff.482f830.280271f3_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>From 1963 to 1966, I = was organist of a Roman Catholic Church in Astoria, <BR>Queens (New York City), NY. &nbsp;Just over the Triborough Bridge from = East Harlem <BR>in Manhattan. <BR> <BR>The church edifice itself was (and remains) quite modest in size, for = a <BR>Catholic church. But, at that time, the parish was one of the largest = in the <BR>entire world: some 30,000 people belonged to that one parish! = &nbsp;There was an <BR>upper church and a lower church: so many people would be trying to = push their <BR>way inside on a Sunday morning that ushers were stationed at the front = door <BR>to command (!) those arriving to either go "up" or go "down". = &nbsp;One had no <BR>choice in the matter. &nbsp; <BR> <BR>With such an enormous congregation, it followed --- the statistics of = Nature <BR>being what they are --- that anywhere from 2 to 7 people would expire = per <BR>week. &nbsp;The organist made his living basically by playing = funerals, day in and <BR>day out. &nbsp;(No one could have survived on the salary!) &nbsp;Oh, = there were also <BR>numerous weddings, mostly occurring on Saturdays but sometimes also on =   <BR>Sundays. <BR> <BR>And what did this church --- which, one may safely assume, was not = operating <BR>in the red! --- have for an organ? &nbsp;A lousy Wurlitzer electronic, = that's <BR>what! &nbsp;(An earlier pipe organ in the lower church had been thrown = out for <BR>junk, over the objections of the previous organist, a certain = "Professor" <BR>Bedell --- who was then also given the sack. The priests did not like <BR>objections or complaints!) <BR> <BR>Needless to say, it was virtually impossible to practice the great = organ <BR>literature on such a contraption. &nbsp;Matters weren't helped when = somebody <BR>rifled the poor box --- whereupon the pastor changed the locks to the = organ <BR>loft and deprived the organist of the new key! &nbsp;One more than one = occasion, <BR>the organist (yours truly) was locked INSIDE the organ loft, and had = to shout <BR>and gesticulate in order to gain the attention of the septuaginarian = sexton, &nbsp; <BR>to be freed from said confinement. <BR> <BR>A few years later, I was organist for a couple of years at a = Lithuanian <BR>parish in lower Manhattan: Our Lady of Vilnius. &nbsp;This was (and = is) a very <BR>pretty church, with very attractive paintings on the ceiling. = &nbsp;The organ? &nbsp;An <BR>old parlour Aeolian --- it had once reposed in someone's private = residence <BR>--- of about 5 ranks, give or take a couple! <BR>It was barely in playable condition: one Louis Mohr (of the old Mohr = organ <BR>company, by then reduced to being an organ maintenance firm) was = brought in <BR>to do some makeshift repairs. &nbsp;Despite the extreme limitations of = this <BR>instrument, I was able to prepare a recital for neighboring St. = Alphonsus <BR>Church, in which reposed a great historic 1875 Hook and Hastings. = &nbsp;(This <BR>instrument, after years of being unplayable, had just been restored by = Larry <BR>Trupiano.) &nbsp;That recital took place on January 28, 1973, and was = the first <BR>all-Franz Schmidt organ recital ever given in North America. <BR>Later, I repeated a small portion of that (2-hour) recital at Grace = Episcopal <BR>Church in the East Village. &nbsp;The pastor of Our Lady of Vilnius = objected to my <BR>performing in a "Protestant" church! &nbsp;Soon thereafter, I left Our = Lady of <BR>Vilnius to go uptown to Holy Name of Jesus. &nbsp;Wherein was to be = found one of <BR>the greatest organs in the entire city. &nbsp;Alas: more than 90% of = it was out of <BR>commission at the time! <BR> <BR>St. Alphonsus Church was demolished in the 1980s --- it was said to be = in <BR>danger of collapse, due to unstable foundations. &nbsp;Fortunately, = the organ was <BR>relocated, to St. Mary's Church in New Haven, Connecticut. &nbsp;It = narrowly <BR>escaped destruction in a fire there a few years ago. <BR> <BR>Arthur LaMirande</FONT></HTML>   --part1_ff.482f830.280271f3_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: The Palms From: "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@mindspring.com> Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2001 21:00:48 -0500   Patricia A. Blissenbach wrote:   > Well then, Karl, if you won't tell me what the Palms is, then at least = tell > me where Lacnaster, PA is. ;-) >   Why everyone knows that. It's between Philadlephia and Yrok.   John Speller    
(back) Subject: Re: The Palms PROTESTANT?!?!?! From: <TubaMagna@aol.com> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 22:25:28 EDT   No wonder we didn't sing it at Seder last night...  
(back) Subject: Re: The Palms PROTESTANT?!?!?! From: "Glenda" <gksjd85@access.aic-fl.com> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 22:02:49 -0500   That would have been the life of the party!   Glenda Sutton   ----- Original Message ----- From: <TubaMagna@aol.com>   > No wonder we didn't sing it at Seder last night...        
(back) Subject: Hammond rendezvous From: "Glenda" <gksjd85@access.aic-fl.com> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 22:10:00 -0500   Well, Bud, I am having lunch with a friend of mine, a clinical = psychologist who just turned 50 and is in dire need of a drink. Over dead fish we will discuss salmon fishing and other appropriate topics. Maybe he will hypnotize me so that I like the color of the renovated apse in the church. Afterward, if I'm not needed at the local murder trial, I think I will = check out the Hammond at the '28 prayer book church to see if I can manage it = for the May wedding. I have your instructions safely pocketed so I can find = the "on" switch. Wish me luck, and thanks.   Glenda Sutton      
(back) Subject: Fw: The Palms From: "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 22:10:00 -0500         > Patricia A. Blissenbach wrote: > > > Well then, Karl, if you won't tell me what the Palms is, then at least tell > > me where Lacnaster, PA is. ;-) > > > > Why everyone knows that. It's between Philadlephia and Yrok. > > John Speller <snip>       Silly me -and here I thought Lancaster was "Down Among The Sheltering Palms"!   (groan)   Rick > > > "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: Re: Fw: The Palms The *LOOK* :) From: <RonSeverin@aol.com> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 23:54:09 EDT   Dear List:   The Palms was mentioned by choir members at an Anglican Church I used to play for locally. I must have looked strange with a multi-questioning look on my face. They graciously passed on the suggestion, and to this day I really have no idea what the piece sounds like. They didn't have a copy in their library, but thought if they hummed a few bars I would catch on = fast. I have now perfected that same look and have used it hundreds of times since. It works like a charm! If it sounds like an off planet suggestion, I just give'um the *LOOK*! Works everytime!   Ron Severin