PipeChat Digest #2027 - Sunday, April 15, 2001
 
Not  Re: Blower oil anymore
  by "Tim Bovard" <tmbovard@arkansas.net>
Re: Joining OHS
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
Re: My Easter
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
Re: Happy Easter
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
Re: Pending departure
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
Organist/Chorister Fatigue   Re: My Easter
  by <ScottFop@aol.com>
Bruce  and the cell phone.....
  by <Doppelflote8@aol.com>
Re: "Chatty" recitalists
  by <Innkawgneeto@cs.com>
Re: joining this and that
  by <Innkawgneeto@cs.com>
Re: Organist/Chorister Fatigue   Re: My Easter
  by <Innkawgneeto@cs.com>
Re: M Thurs, thanks to curators &  need program notes (may be X-posted)
  by <Myosotis51@aol.com>
 

(back) Subject: Not Re: Blower oil anymore From: "Tim Bovard" <tmbovard@arkansas.net> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 15:37:50 -0500   At 04:11 PM 4/15/01 -0400, Bruce wrote: >All of a sudden from behind the pulpit came the loud, electronic redition = of Dixie >from his phone. He tried to ignore it but I wouldn't hang up until he = got the   >darn thing out and shut it off.     <gasping for breath> ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   Thanks, Bruce, for sharing your moment of inspiration! My hat's off to = you for having been so totally, delightfully, and appropriately DEVIOUS!! <wink, = wink, slap on back> And the thing played "Dixie"...!?!?! <guffaw, snort, = chortle> HILARIOUS!!!! I wish I could have been there!   Oh well, happy Easter, everyone!   Tim (confirmed cell-phone hater -- Founder, Pipechat "Hang Up and Drive!" Committee)    
(back) Subject: Re: Joining OHS From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 16:36:41 EDT     --part1_11.12b78e08.280b6059_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 4/15/01 8:20:45 AM Pacific Daylight Time, TRACKELECT@cs.com writes:     > Please be > kind to your organman. If you need something special done to your organ. =   > Give > him plenty of advance notice prior to Christmas and Easter. That's   I have always tried to be kind to my organ man. I have a policy of not having anything done to the organ around Christmas or Easter!   Bruce Cornely ~ Cremona502@cs.com with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" Duncan, Miles, Molly, and Dewi Visit Howling Acres at http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/   --part1_11.12b78e08.280b6059_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a message dated = 4/15/01 8:20:45 AM Pacific Daylight Time, <BR>TRACKELECT@cs.com writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">Please be <BR>kind to your organman. If you need something special done to your = organ. <BR>Give <BR>him plenty of advance notice prior to Christmas and Easter. That's = </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"> <BR>I have always tried to be kind to my organ man. &nbsp;&nbsp;I have a = policy of not <BR>having anything done to the organ around Christmas or Easter! <BR> <BR>Bruce Cornely &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Cremona502@cs.com &nbsp; <BR>with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" <BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Duncan, Miles, Molly, and Dewi <BR>Visit Howling Acres at = &nbsp;&nbsp;http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/</FONT></HTML>   --part1_11.12b78e08.280b6059_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: My Easter From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 16:39:31 EDT     --part1_32.13899fde.280b6103_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 4/15/01 10:15:53 AM Pacific Daylight Time, jonahall@indiana.edu writes:     > I am NOT getting old! I'm not, I'm not, I'm not! I am sprightly and > boyish. My back just hurts....come on, humor me. > >   Just think of the extra bags of money you'll take home, and the wonderful comments from everyone who attended and heard your masterful performances.   (Oh wel, I tried!! ;-) )   Bruce Cornely ~ Cremona502@cs.com with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" Duncan, Miles, Molly, and Dewi Visit Howling Acres at http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/   --part1_32.13899fde.280b6103_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a message dated = 4/15/01 10:15:53 AM Pacific Daylight Time, <BR>jonahall@indiana.edu writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">I am NOT getting = old! &nbsp;I'm not, I'm not, I'm not! &nbsp;I am sprightly and <BR>boyish. &nbsp;My back just hurts....come on, humor me. <BR> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"> <BR>Just think of the extra bags of money you'll take home, and the = wonderful <BR>comments from everyone who attended and heard your masterful = performances. <BR> <BR>(Oh wel, I tried!! &nbsp;;-) &nbsp;) <BR> <BR>Bruce Cornely &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Cremona502@cs.com &nbsp; <BR>with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" <BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Duncan, Miles, Molly, and Dewi <BR>Visit Howling Acres at = &nbsp;&nbsp;http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/</FONT></HTML>   --part1_32.13899fde.280b6103_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: Happy Easter From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 16:40:50 EDT     --part1_ad.95d462e.280b6152_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 4/15/01 10:37:07 AM Pacific Daylight Time, DRAWKNOB@aol.com writes:     > Services went fine, save a cipher on the Trumpet (middle G)... = ARRRGGGHHH. > >   Ah! Do tell! at what inconvenient place did this occur?? ;-)   Bruce Cornely ~ Cremona502@cs.com with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" Duncan, Miles, Molly, and Dewi Visit Howling Acres at http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/   --part1_ad.95d462e.280b6152_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a message dated = 4/15/01 10:37:07 AM Pacific Daylight Time, <BR>DRAWKNOB@aol.com writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">Services went = fine, save a cipher on the Trumpet (middle G)... ARRRGGGHHH. <BR> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"> <BR>Ah! &nbsp;Do tell! &nbsp;&nbsp;at what inconvenient place did this = occur?? &nbsp;;-) <BR> <BR>Bruce Cornely &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Cremona502@cs.com &nbsp; <BR>with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" <BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Duncan, Miles, Molly, and Dewi <BR>Visit Howling Acres at = &nbsp;&nbsp;http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/</FONT></HTML>   --part1_ad.95d462e.280b6152_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: Pending departure From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 16:44:29 EDT     --part1_d5.50d810d.280b622d_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 4/15/01 12:53:39 PM Pacific Daylight Time, Wurlibird1@aol.com writes:     > Hold it! Not so fast, fellow. Before you go, put everything back where = it > belongs, pick up your toys, and straighten up your room. :-) The = Beagles > have spoken. > >   Nah! I'm gong to leave a huge mess!!!   Bruce Cornely ~ Cremona502@cs.com with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" Duncan, Miles, Molly, and Dewi Visit Howling Acres at http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/   --part1_d5.50d810d.280b622d_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a message dated = 4/15/01 12:53:39 PM Pacific Daylight Time, <BR>Wurlibird1@aol.com writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">Hold it! &nbsp;Not = so fast, fellow. &nbsp;Before you go, put everything back where it <BR>belongs, pick up your toys, and straighten up your room. &nbsp;:-) = &nbsp;&nbsp;The Beagles <BR>have spoken. <BR> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"> <BR>Nah! &nbsp;I'm gong to leave a huge mess!!! &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <BR> <BR>Bruce Cornely &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Cremona502@cs.com &nbsp; <BR>with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" <BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Duncan, Miles, Molly, and Dewi <BR>Visit Howling Acres at = &nbsp;&nbsp;http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/</FONT></HTML>   --part1_d5.50d810d.280b622d_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Organist/Chorister Fatigue Re: My Easter From: <ScottFop@aol.com> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 16:53:23 EDT     --part1_f3.94e1637.280b6443_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Well, the past four days, and even back to last week and Palm Sunday, are = now a huge blur, and the church still smells of incense. There is still even haze from the smoke in the air around the Baldacchino!   Bairstow's "Sing Ye To the Lord" was the best rendition a choir of mine = has ever done it, complete with brass and tympani. Holy Thursday's "Ave = Verum" by William Byrd still stick out in my mind as well, as does Mozart's "Lacrymosa" and Bach's "Crucifixus" on Good Friday and Joseph Noyon's "Christus Vincit (arranged by Gerre Hancock) which was done at the Great Vigil on Saturday Night (weighing in at slightly over 3 hours in length). =   The new one this year was Horatio W. Parker's "Light's Glittering Morn Bedecks the Sky" and "He Is Risen! He Is Risen" (Unscher Herrscher) which =   was the recessional hymn today. All the chant (Gregorian and Anglican), = all the service music, all the motets and anthems,   The Undercroft and rehearsal room is very still and quiet now, almost = eerie. I actually like it this way. But as I sit in my darkened office I am = feeling more tired than ever before. True I am no spring chicken anymore but for some reason I really feel it this year. The choir was also worn out this morning. Is it me or are others experiencing this too?   The organ blowers are probably still warm having run almost constantly the =   past week, but then again that's generally the case here anyway it seems. =   The brass players and tympanist have gone home to their families. For = some reason this big old barn of a church seems very quiet and almost as if = it's in a time warp or something. I must admit that it is cool to walk into = with its stillness and quiet and the only lights being from that coming in = through the stained glass windows. In the geographical center of the room is our 18-ton gleaming white Cararra marble altar, and over in the choir stalls = sits one of the massive twin Kilgen consoles. It has done heroic work this = week.   I think I'll go home and take a nap. It's cold, rainy and gray outside, perfect nap weather anyway.   So- another Holy Week and Triduum has passed. I hope all of yours' were = as good as I like to think ours were here.   SCOTT F. FOPPIANO, Principal Organist and Director of Music and Liturgy The National Shrine of the Little Flower, Royal Oak, MI (Geo. Kilgen & Son, Opus 5180, 1933) "Cantantibus organis Caecilia Domino decantabat dicens: fiat cor meum immaculatum ut non confundar."         --part1_f3.94e1637.280b6443_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>Well, the past four = days, and even back to last week and Palm Sunday, are now <BR>a huge blur, and the church still smells of incense. &nbsp;There is = still even <BR>haze from the smoke in the air around the Baldacchino! &nbsp; <BR> <BR>Bairstow's "Sing Ye To the Lord" was the best rendition a choir of = mine has <BR>ever done it, complete with brass and tympani. &nbsp;Holy Thursday's = "Ave Verum" <BR>by William Byrd still stick out in my mind as well, as does Mozart's <BR>"Lacrymosa" and Bach's "Crucifixus" on Good Friday and Joseph Noyon's <BR>"Christus Vincit (arranged by Gerre Hancock) which was done at the = Great <BR>Vigil on Saturday Night (weighing in at slightly over 3 hours in = length). &nbsp; <BR>The new one this year was Horatio W. Parker's "Light's Glittering Morn =   <BR>Bedecks the Sky" &nbsp;and "He Is Risen! He Is Risen" (Unscher = Herrscher) which <BR>was the recessional hymn today. &nbsp;All the chant (Gregorian and = Anglican), all <BR>the service music, all the motets and anthems, <BR> <BR>The Undercroft and rehearsal room is very still and quiet now, almost = eerie. &nbsp; <BR>I actually like it this way. &nbsp;But as I sit in my darkened office = I am feeling <BR>more tired than ever before. &nbsp;True I am no spring chicken anymore but for <BR>some reason I really feel it this year. &nbsp;The choir was also worn = out this <BR>morning. &nbsp;Is it me or are others experiencing this too? <BR> <BR>The organ blowers are probably still warm having run almost constantly = the <BR>past week, but then again that's generally the case here anyway it = seems. &nbsp; <BR>The brass players and tympanist have gone home to their families. = &nbsp;For some <BR>reason this big old barn of a church seems very quiet and almost as if = it's <BR>in a time warp or something. &nbsp;I must admit that it is cool to = walk into with <BR>its stillness and quiet and the only lights being from that coming in = through <BR>the stained glass windows. &nbsp;In the geographical center of the = room is our <BR>18-ton gleaming white Cararra marble altar, and over in the choir = stalls sits <BR>one of the massive twin Kilgen consoles. &nbsp;It has done heroic work = this week. &nbsp; <BR> <BR>I think I'll go home and take a nap. &nbsp;It's cold, rainy and gray = outside, <BR>perfect nap weather anyway. <BR> <BR>So- another Holy Week and Triduum has passed. &nbsp;I hope all of = yours' were as <BR>good &nbsp;as I like to think ours were here. <BR> <BR><B>SCOTT F. FOPPIANO</B>, Principal Organist and Director of Music and = Liturgy <BR>The National Shrine of the Little Flower, Royal Oak, MI <BR>(Geo. Kilgen &amp; Son, Opus 5180, 1933) <BR><I>"Cantantibus organis Caecilia Domino decantabat dicens: <BR>fiat cor meum immaculatum ut non confundar." <BR></I> <BR> <BR></FONT></HTML>   --part1_f3.94e1637.280b6443_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Bruce and the cell phone..... From: <Doppelflote8@aol.com> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 18:13:06 EDT     --part1_de.132e1248.280b76f2_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit       I pulled out my cell phone and dialed his cell phone. All of a sudden = from behind the pulpit came the loud, electronic redition of Dixie from his phone.   Bruce.....Love the tale!   Which reminds me....   Last evening during the Great Vigil of Easter at The Church of the Advent, =   Boston ( the rare time i get to just enjoy a service in the congregation), = I realized that I had NOT turned off my cell phone. Not wanting to be noticed, i reached into my jacket pocket and slipped off =   the battery. With my dumb luck, it would have rang just as the Rector was =   saying "Christ is Risen, Alleluia!"   Having susrvived another Holy Week... Alan Carrick Methuen MA   --part1_de.132e1248.280b76f2_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><BODY BGCOLOR=3D"#ffffff"><FONT = SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" FACE=3D"Arial Black" LANG=3D"0"> <BR> <BR>I pulled out my cell phone and dialed his cell phone. &nbsp;All of a = sudden from <BR>behind the pulpit came <BR>the loud, electronic redition of Dixie from his phone. <BR> <BR>Bruce.....Love the tale! <BR> <BR>Which reminds me.... <BR> <BR>Last evening during the Great Vigil of Easter at The Church of the = Advent, <BR>Boston ( the rare time i get to just enjoy a service in the = congregation), I <BR>realized that I had NOT turned off my cell phone. &nbsp; <BR>Not wanting to be noticed, i reached into my jacket pocket and slipped = off <BR>the battery. &nbsp;With my dumb luck, it would have rang just as the = Rector was <BR>saying "Christ is Risen, Alleluia!" <BR> <BR>Having susrvived another Holy Week... <BR>Alan Carrick <BR>Methuen MA</FONT></HTML>   --part1_de.132e1248.280b76f2_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: "Chatty" recitalists From: <Innkawgneeto@cs.com> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 18:24:58 EDT     --part1_49.9eb4fa9.280b79ba_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Actually, when Felix Hell was at our church, he said nothing, except = perhaps a very brief statement about his encore.   Neil B.   --part1_49.9eb4fa9.280b79ba_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>Actually, when Felix = Hell was at our church, he said nothing, except perhaps <BR>a very brief statement about his encore. &nbsp;&nbsp; <BR> <BR>Neil B.</FONT></HTML>   --part1_49.9eb4fa9.280b79ba_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: joining this and that From: <Innkawgneeto@cs.com> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 18:26:17 EDT     --part1_e0.13471461.280b7a09_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   I have complained numerous times about AGO chapters that will not respond = to perspective members. And then they wonder why they can't get any new = members.   No brainer here, as far as I can tell.   Neil B. (active AGO member)   --part1_e0.13471461.280b7a09_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>I have complained = numerous times about AGO chapters that will not respond to <BR>perspective members. &nbsp;And then they wonder why they can't get any = new members. <BR> <BR>No brainer here, as far as I can tell. <BR> <BR>Neil B. <BR>(active AGO member)</FONT></HTML>   --part1_e0.13471461.280b7a09_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: Organist/Chorister Fatigue Re: My Easter From: <Innkawgneeto@cs.com> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 18:45:44 EDT     --part1_bb.d710f59.280b7e98_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   As long as we're telling stories...   I just awoke from a 3-hour nap my family let me take (I'm not getting old either!!). Before that we had Easter lunch at the Chinese Buffet with = other likeminded Easter goers. To get to the Chinese buffet, by the way, we = passed a brand new church building in which the congregants celebrated their = first Easter (it's only been open 3 weeks at the most -- how glorious their = Easter must have been).   Going to bed Saturday night, I could not help but notice how unusually = calm and collected I was. Now I know why. Everything this morning fell into place nicely and the various musical components were "magical" (in a good way).   As I mentioned in previous posts, our bell choir played the processional (prelude), offertory, and recessional. They were absolutely stunning (I'm =   starting to cry as I write this). And they did it for 2 traditional services. Together, balanced, musical -- all the things we hope for. Prelude: Richard Frey's "Festival Processional" (w/ organ); Offertory: = Kevin McChesney's "In You is Gladness"; Recessional: "Break Forth into Joy" = (can't remember composer, sorry).   Our Sanctuary Choir sang in both services and did a great job. Bach's = "Unto His Holy Name" from Cantata 142 and Randall Thompson's "Alleluia". I like = to recycle music as much as we can; we did the entire Bach 142 on Christmas = Eve. The Thompson "Alleluia" is not an easy piece, but our choir really put = forth the effort and made it sound like it should!! I'm so proud of them.   For our informal (i.e. contemporary) service, I asked my youth choir to = sing a couple numbers and nearly all of them showed. They sang nicely, in = fact, their tone was incredibly pretty. And this inspite of the deadened = acoustic of the fellowship hall. This informal service was wonderful today. I really felt that the Holy Spirit was there with us working his work.   Yes it was a great day. And thankfully, my kids let me take a nap <grin>. = Now I know why I was so calm last night. Everything was ready and God was =   willing to use it as He saw fit. I love it when that happens.   Neil Brown First United Methodist Church Toms River, NJ USA                 --part1_bb.d710f59.280b7e98_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>As long as we're = telling stories... <BR> <BR>I just awoke from a 3-hour nap my family let me take (I'm not getting = old <BR>either!!). &nbsp;Before that we had Easter lunch at the Chinese Buffet = with other <BR>likeminded Easter goers. &nbsp;To get to the Chinese buffet, by the = way, we passed <BR>a brand new church building in which the congregants celebrated their = first <BR>Easter (it's only been open 3 weeks at the most -- how glorious their = Easter <BR>must have been). <BR> <BR>Going to bed Saturday night, I could not help but notice how unusually = calm <BR>and collected I was. &nbsp;Now I know why. &nbsp;Everything this = morning fell into <BR>place nicely and the various musical components were "magical" (in a = good <BR>way). <BR> <BR>As I mentioned in previous posts, our bell choir played the = processional <BR>(prelude), offertory, and recessional. &nbsp;They were absolutely = stunning (I'm <BR>starting to cry as I write this). &nbsp;And they did it for 2 = traditional <BR>services. &nbsp;Together, balanced, musical -- all the things we hope = for. &nbsp; <BR>Prelude: &nbsp;Richard Frey's "Festival Processional" (w/ organ); = Offertory: Kevin <BR>McChesney's "In You is Gladness"; Recessional: "Break Forth into Joy" = (can't <BR>remember composer, sorry). <BR> <BR>Our Sanctuary Choir sang in both services and did a great job. = &nbsp;Bach's "Unto <BR>His Holy Name" from Cantata 142 and Randall Thompson's "Alleluia". = &nbsp;I like to <BR>recycle music as much as we can; we did the entire Bach 142 on = Christmas Eve. <BR>&nbsp;The Thompson "Alleluia" is not an easy piece, but our choir = really put forth <BR>the effort and made it sound like it should!! I'm so proud of them. <BR> <BR>For our informal (i.e. contemporary) service, I asked my youth choir = to sing <BR>a couple numbers and nearly all of them showed. &nbsp;They sang = nicely, in fact, <BR>their tone was incredibly pretty. &nbsp;&nbsp;And this inspite of the = deadened acoustic <BR>of the fellowship hall. <BR>This informal service was wonderful today. &nbsp;&nbsp;I really felt = that the Holy <BR>Spirit was there with us working his work. &nbsp; <BR> <BR>Yes it was a great day. &nbsp;And thankfully, my kids let me take a = nap &lt;grin&gt;. &nbsp;&nbsp; <BR>Now I know why I was so calm last night. &nbsp;Everything was ready = and God was <BR>willing to use it as He saw fit. &nbsp;I love it when that happens. <BR> <BR>Neil Brown <BR>First United Methodist Church <BR>Toms River, NJ USA <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR></FONT></HTML>   --part1_bb.d710f59.280b7e98_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: M Thurs, thanks to curators & need program notes (may be X-posted) From: <Myosotis51@aol.com> Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 19:23:23 EDT     --part1_fd.4db2e46.280b876b_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"ISO-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   In a message dated 4/13/01 12:12:46 PM Eastern Daylight Time, = patmai@juno.co=3D m=3D20 writes:     > Hermann Schroeder and his=3D20 > "Werk 9" for a recital on the 22nd of April.. with notes due ASAP, of > course... =3D20 >=3D20 >=3D20   Pat: I did a search, and this is what I came up with:   Hermann Schroeder=3D20 Type-setter, p=3DE9gagogue, organist, and head of German chorus born on = March=3D20=3D 26,=3D20 1904 in Bernkastel, dead on October 7, 1984=3D20   Many of his works were published by Schott International: <A = HREF=3D3D"http:=3D //www.schott-music.com/Frame_e.html">Willkommen bei=3D20 Schott International</A> Watch out for the translater - it runs amok, = and=3D20=3D comes=3D20 up with "Johann Sebastian Brook" and "Max Active!"   And, here's the gold mine: Go to the "Music of Our Time" section, and = look=3D =3D20 up Hermann Schroder on the list. There's even a photo, and the bio is = fairl=3D y=3D20 complete.   Hope this helps!   Vicki       --part1_fd.4db2e46.280b876b_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"ISO-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <HTML><FONT FACE=3D3Darial,helvetica><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#0000a0" SIZE=3D3D3 = FAMILY=3D =3D3D"SCRIPT" FACE=3D3D"Comic Sans MS" LANG=3D3D"0">In a message dated = 4/13/01 12:=3D 12:46 PM Eastern Daylight Time, patmai@juno.com=3D20 <BR>writes: <BR> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" SIZE=3D3D2 FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D3D"Ar=3D ial" LANG=3D3D"0"> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3D3DCITE style=3D3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-=3D LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">Hermann Schroeder and = his=3D20 <BR>"Werk 9" for a recital on the 22nd of April.. with notes due ASAP, of <BR>course... &nbsp; <BR> <BR></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#0000a0" SIZE=3D3D3 FAMILY=3D3D"SCRIPT" = FACE=3D3D"Comic=3D Sans MS" LANG=3D3D"0"> <BR>Pat: &nbsp;I did a search, and this is what I came up with: <BR> <BR>Hermann Schroeder=3D20 <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#0000a0" SIZE=3D3D3 FAMILY=3D3D"SCRIPT" = FACE=3D3D"Comic=3D Sans MS" LANG=3D3D"0">Type-setter, p=3DE9gagogue, organist, and head of = German=3D20=3D chorus born on March 26,=3D20 <BR>1904 in Bernkastel, dead on October 7, 1984=3D20 <BR> <BR>Many of his works were published by Schott International: = &nbsp;&nbsp;<A=3D HREF=3D3D"http://www.schott-music.com/Frame_e.html">Willkommen bei=3D20 <BR>Schott International</A></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#0000a0" SIZE=3D3D3 = FAMILY=3D =3D3D"SCRIPT" FACE=3D3D"Comic Sans MS" LANG=3D3D"0"> &nbsp;&nbsp;Watch out = for the=3D translater - it runs amok, and comes=3D20 <BR>up with "Johann Sebastian Brook" and "Max Active!" <BR> <BR>And, here's the gold mine: &nbsp;&nbsp;Go to the "Music of Our Time" = sec=3D tion, and look=3D20 <BR>up Hermann Schroder on the list. &nbsp;There's even a photo, and the = bio=3D is fairly=3D20 <BR>complete. <BR> <BR>Hope this helps! <BR> <BR>Vicki <BR> <BR></FONT></HTML>   --part1_fd.4db2e46.280b876b_boundary--