PipeChat Digest #1759 - Thursday, January 11, 2001
 
Re: Moller's bankruptcy AND LA archdiocese cans Dobson?
  by "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net>
Re: new subject----baoque short-length reeds
  by "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net>
Re: Feb 18 Severance Concert
  by <Mark85inCT@aol.com>
Other Severance Recitals
  by <Mark85inCT@aol.com>
Severance on Performance Today
  by "William T. Van Pelt III" <wvanpelt@erols.com>
Re: Severance on Performance Today
  by "David Scribner" <david@blackiris.com>
Re: Amplified Reed WurliTzer w/ real pipes?
  by "Thomas H. Cotner" <cotnerpo@brightok.net>
RE: Severance on Performance Today
  by "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org>
Re: STH Organ
  by "Bob Elms" <elmsr@albanyis.com.au>
Trying to find record company
  by "conmara" <conmara@grandcanyonhiker.com>
RE: What Has The Situation Come To?
  by "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org>
Re: Helen Dell (Was Re: Ann Leaf)
  by "Jon C. Habermaas" <opus1100@catoe.org>
RE: Feb 18 Severance Concert
  by "Storandt, Peter" <pstorandt@okcu.edu>
An Interesting Situation
  by "Rebekah Ingram" <rringram@syr.edu>
RE: Moller's bankruptcy AND LA archdiocese cans Dobson?
  by "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org>
Our Choir's Rome Trip and Organs (x post)
  by <ScottFop@aol.com>
 

(back) Subject: Re: Moller's bankruptcy AND LA archdiocese cans Dobson? From: "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 02:11:30 -0800   At 06:57 AM 1/10/2001 -0500, you wrote: >I was able to preside at the >magnificent organ built by Moller with tonal work by Irv Lawless. It is= not >your typical Moller, nor is it the cause of Moller's demise.<snip>   I have a tape of Her Bishness bashing away at the console of this organ,=20 and it IS an organ to be reckoned with, to be certain! M=F6ller was indeed= =20 showing signs of recovering from decades of schlocky product and was=20 turning out interesting instruments, but...too little, too late, and the=20 business of building large instruments such as the Calvary organ had been=20 an impossible business to be profitable at for quite awhile.   I also tend to believe that Allen had their competitive crosshairs set on=20 M=F6ller all through the '80s, what with many very large "custom" digital=20 organs being built at a pricing point very comfortably below M=F6ller or any= =20 other pipe builder, and a sales/marketing force second to none. In the=20 "large" organ market, I believe that M=F6ller was trying to compete with the= =20 comparatively instant gratification afforded by Allen, along with a pricing= =20 point that no pipe builder could ever match and stay solvent while doing so.   M=F6ller desperately needed work, and their inefficient and wasteful plant= in=20 Hagerstown was siphoning off any residual profit they may have=20 achieved. Their bidding on several large contracts at the end was=20 certainly an act of desperation just to keep the doors open, which only=20 shortly forestalled a very certain fate. Interestingly, Allen wound up=20 with the M=F6ller trademark, the Markowitz family probably cherishing it as= a=20 trophy.   LATE-BREAKING RUMOR: Word is circulating in LA that the LA archdiocese's=20 new barn (known to most as "Mahoney Memorial") has trashed the=20 Dobson/Rosales organ proposal, and will instead reuse the aged but capable= =20 Wangerin rebuilt by Austin c. 1990 that resided at "St. Vibrator's" up=20 until the '94 Northridge quake. The Rosales proposal, you may remember,=20 was rigged against Austin, since Rosales specified (for reasons unknown)=20 that slider chests were a requirement, thus knocking Austin out of the=20 running for bidding on the new cathedral's organ. Evidently, this "wired"= =20 contract with Dobson through Rosales has now fallen apart, due to extreme=20 cost overruns and the attendant dyspepsia this causes with the Chancery,=20 who's already under fire for building this thing anyway.   Any word from anyone else?   DeserTBoB    
(back) Subject: Re: new subject----baoque short-length reeds From: "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 02:33:49 -0800   At 03:17 PM 1/10/2001 -0500, you wrote: >I understand from talking with Mr. Williams that the voicing was by the=20 >late Adolf Zajic of Moller.<snip>   Zajic was M=F6ller's very creative and talented reed voicer for many moons,= =20 and he was well known to be an expert at regals of various types. A good=20 example of his rather loudly but interestingly voiced Vox Humana is in the= =20 National Shrine of the Imac. Concep. in DC, and examples of his en chamade= =20 work abound still. One could argue successfully that M=F6ller's reed work= =20 was far more interesting and was held in higher esteem than their flue work= =20 of the time of Zajic's tenure there.   As for feelings about regals, well....regals are...regals! QUACK!   DeserTBoB    
(back) Subject: Re: Feb 18 Severance Concert From: <Mark85inCT@aol.com> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 07:18:24 EST     --part1_e0.ed8c506.278efe90_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Good morning list:   Gillian Weir's recital at Severance Hall on 18 Febraury at 2 p.m. will feature:   Franck "Chorale No.1 in E" Widor "Symphony No.6 in G minor" Messiaen (selected works .... thus reads the press release) Vierne "Naiades" and "Toccata" from Pieces de Fantaisie   This concert is being sponsored by the Schantz Organ Company.   Mark   --part1_e0.ed8c506.278efe90_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>Good morning list: <BR> <BR>Gillian Weir's recital at Severance Hall on 18 Febraury at 2 p.m. will = <BR>feature: <BR> <BR>Franck &nbsp;"Chorale No.1 in E" <BR>Widor &nbsp;&nbsp;"Symphony No.6 in G minor" <BR>Messiaen &nbsp;(selected works .... thus reads the press release) <BR>Vierne &nbsp;"Naiades" and "Toccata" from Pieces de Fantaisie <BR> <BR>This concert is being sponsored by the Schantz Organ Company. <BR> <BR>Mark</FONT></HTML>   --part1_e0.ed8c506.278efe90_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Other Severance Recitals From: <Mark85inCT@aol.com> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 07:23:54 EST     --part1_82.5627587.278effda_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Good morning again:   Other recitals on the Severance series include:   Thomas Murray, 11 March at 2 p.m.   Saint-Saens "Fantasie in D-flat" opus 101 Mozart "Fantasy in F minor" k.608 Elgar "Severn Suite" opus 87 Grieg "Peer Gynt Suite" no.1 (transcribed by Edwin Lemare) Durufle "Suite" op.6     Todd Wilson, 13 April at 8 p.m.   Bach "Toccata and Fugue in D minor" Bach/Fox "Some, Sweet Death" Saint-Saens "Danse Macabre" SILENT FILM "The Phantom of the Opera" Improvised organ accompaniment   Cheers - Mark   --part1_82.5627587.278effda_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>Good morning again: <BR> <BR>Other recitals on the Severance series include: <BR> <BR>Thomas Murray, 11 March at 2 p.m. <BR> <BR>Saint-Saens &nbsp;"Fantasie in D-flat" opus 101 <BR>Mozart &nbsp;&nbsp;"Fantasy in F minor" k.608 <BR>Elgar "Severn Suite" opus 87 <BR>Grieg "Peer Gynt Suite" no.1 (transcribed by Edwin Lemare) <BR>Durufle &nbsp;"Suite" op.6 <BR> <BR> <BR>Todd Wilson, 13 April at 8 p.m. <BR> <BR>Bach &nbsp;"Toccata and Fugue in D minor" <BR>Bach/Fox &nbsp;"Some, Sweet Death" <BR>Saint-Saens &nbsp;"Danse Macabre" <BR>SILENT FILM &nbsp;"The Phantom of the Opera" &nbsp;Improvised organ = accompaniment <BR> <BR>Cheers - Mark</FONT></HTML>   --part1_82.5627587.278effda_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Severance on Performance Today From: "William T. Van Pelt III" <wvanpelt@erols.com> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 07:56:05 -0500   David Scribner said he would write Performance Today to thank them for the broadcast of a teenie weenie little bit of the Skinner at Severance Hall, with voice-over during much of it.   I would do the same, and ask for the inclusion of one or two intact performances in an upcoming program.   If the entire readership of PIPECHAT and PIPORG-L would send such e-mails to Performance Today, perhaps we could alter the impression that listeners dislike organ music and the behavior of so many radio people toward it.   Alas, I cannot find an e-mail address for Performance Today. Does anyone have it?   Bill  
(back) Subject: Re: Severance on Performance Today From: "David Scribner" <david@blackiris.com> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 07:27:44 -0600   At 7:56 AM -0500 1/11/01, William T. Van Pelt III wrote: >Alas, I cannot find an e-mail address for Performance Today. Does >anyone have it?   Bill   According to their web page on NPR On-Line <http://www.npr.org> the email address for Performance Today is <PerfToday@npr.org>   I agree, if many folks wrote them maybe they would realize the there are organ lovers listening to them.   David  
(back) Subject: Re: Amplified Reed WurliTzer w/ real pipes? From: "Thomas H. Cotner" <cotnerpo@brightok.net> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 07:31:47 -0600   John,   The Wurlitzer model 4602 was one of the later reed models, using constant = running reeds -- in other words, the reeds are oscillating all the time, and the = signal from them is keyed through keying networks. Unlike the earlier models = designed similarly to the Everett Orgatron, when the reeds only sounded when they = were keyed via a magnetically operated pallet for each reed, these wind chests = are sealed, and do not lend themselves to attachments, nor do the keys, save = adding additional key contacts -- unless someone has developed some method of = using the existing keying.   You are best off with a small additional blower imho, and extra key = contacts. That is the safest, and probably the most practical (translate - cheapest) method.   Tom   DRAWKNOB@aol.com wrote:   > Hello everyone, > > I have a question which may seem "out there", but here it goes... > > I have a WurliTzer 4602 amplified reed organ in my home -- is it = possible > and/or worthwhile to add a rank or two of real pipes to it? I have = access to > a few ranks of old pipes and I have a small old reservoir. I also have = 3 > tilt tabs on the console which are for all practical purposes that are > prepared for something not in use or even installed. I have the = knowledge > and ability to build my own windchest/toe boards/rack boards/etc; = however, I > have questions about the winding... Could I tap into the reed box for = the > wind? Would that upset the balance/pressure there? Or should I get a = small > independent blower for the pipes? > > Any and all advice/suggestions are appreciated. > > Thanks, > > John > > "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: Severance on Performance Today From: "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 08:48:23 -0500   I would write but I haven't heard the piece you are referring to and if = I can get some background so that I appear to know what I'm thanking them = for I'd be more than happy to write. I agree, it's amazing how radio = ignores (except at Christmas and THEN sparingly) organ music. Even when they do = Bach programs. They seem to not know, ignore or forget that Bach to himself = was primarily an organist and organ examiner/critic prima di tutto, oder = =FCber alles. Robert Colasacco   > -----Original Message----- > From: David Scribner [mailto:david@blackiris.com] > Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2001 8:28 AM > To: wvanpelt@erols.com; PipeChat; PIPORG-L list > Subject: Re: Severance on Performance Today >=20 >=20 > At 7:56 AM -0500 1/11/01, William T. Van Pelt III wrote: > >Alas, I cannot find an e-mail address for Performance Today. Does > >anyone have it? >=20 > Bill >=20 > According to their web page on NPR On-Line <http://www.npr.org> the =   > email address for Performance Today is <PerfToday@npr.org> >=20 > I agree, if many folks wrote them maybe they would realize the there=20 > are organ lovers listening to them. >=20 > David >=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: Re: STH Organ From: "Bob Elms" <elmsr@albanyis.com.au> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 21:51:02 +0800   I wonder why my post re the Sydney Town Hall Organ of 28/12/00 was reposted today here. I was not repsonsible for doing this. Bob Elms.   Bob Elms wrote: > > I read recently two posts which made derogatory remarks about the Sydney > Town Hall Organ.    
(back) Subject: Trying to find record company From: "conmara" <conmara@grandcanyonhiker.com> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 09:17:44 -0600   Good morning -   I'm trying to locate a company who produced at least one theatre organ recording.   Their name is 'National Custom Recording' former address was in North Hollywood, CA. According to current directories they no longer exist and their phone number is answered by someone who has no information about them.   The particular record I'm interested in is 'Rex Koury Plays the Famous Scotty's Castle Theater Organ'. They were involved in the production of this recording in the 1970's.   Does anyone know anything about this company?   -- KenMc - conmara@grandcanyonhiker.com http://www.grandcanyonhiker.com See our new video - 'Hiking the Grand Canyon - The Corridor Trails'  
(back) Subject: RE: What Has The Situation Come To? From: "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 09:23:41 -0500   Well, as a one time organist in RC churches this doesn't surprise me. So = for what my $.02 is worth (why don't computer keyboards have a cents sign?) it wouldn't surprise me if it is a RC church. Fortunately they don't need a cook too! Robert Colasacco   > -----Original Message----- > From: Paul R. Swank [mailto:prswank@bellatlantic.net] > Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2001 8:38 PM > To: PipeChat > Subject: What Has The Situation Come To? > > > Here's a classified ad from today's local community paper: > > "HELP WANTED > > ORGANIST AND CUSTODIAN for duties in church, located in the > heart of (name > of community). Salary negotiable. Mail resume to P.O. Box XXX." > > Hopefully, the church wants two people, or we had better be > alert to having > our job descriptions expanded. There is no indication of > what denomination > the church is, and they apparently don't want to divulge it > openly, or the > ad would have stated it. > > Maybe I'll apply, just for fun. And get my dustpan and broom ready. > > Paul R. Swank > Organist/Choirmaster (Retired) > Christ Lutheran Church-LCMS > Baltimore, MD. > > > "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: Helen Dell (Was Re: Ann Leaf) From: "Jon C. Habermaas" <opus1100@catoe.org> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 09:10:09 -0600   Helen Dell was listed in the Closing Chord of the March 94 Theatre Organ Magazine.   There is a listing of obituaries published in Theatre Organ Magazine = listed on the ATOS website. <http://www.atos.org> For information about theatre organists (on other prominent theatre organ =   related indivuals) who have passed on Click on the "Theatre Organ - = Journal of A.T.O.S. "...when that page appears click on "Consolidated Index of Articles" when that page appears find obituaries and click on the alphabetic section for the person that you are interested in.....     At 08:50 PM 1/10/01 -0500, you wrote:   > While we're on this, how about Helen Dell? > > --Shirley    
(back) Subject: RE: Feb 18 Severance Concert From: "Storandt, Peter" <pstorandt@okcu.edu> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 10:08:27 -0600   Michael Barone will feature the organ on a future Pipedreams broadcast, = once all of the dedicatory recitals have been recorded.   Peter   -----Original Message----- From: Mack [mailto:dm726@delphi.com] Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2001 10:50 PM To: PipeChat; piporg-l@listserv.albany.edu Subject: Re: Feb 18 Severance Concert     Does anyone know it these concerts will be broadcast via the web ??   Is any station with webcasting abilities still going to broadcast the dedication concert again?   Thanks, Mack     "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: An Interesting Situation From: "Rebekah Ingram" <rringram@syr.edu> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 10:58:11 -0500   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0007_01C07BBD.63A27340 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   Greetings all,   I have an interesting situation here, which requires input. This is my =3D final semester at SU ("Thank gawd!" as they say here), and I have one =3D credit to fill. I would like to take a PhysEd course as I never had =3D before. However, my options all seem to fall on Thursday nights, which, = =3D as we all know, is not really a viable option for an organist/choir =3D director.   I really don't think I want to mess with a schedule that's been =3D tradition for 25 years, but this -is- my last semester, and I -do- need = =3D the credit.=3D20   Just curious as to what other people's opinions are on this subject.   This could only happen to -me-!   -Rebekah   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0007_01C07BBD.63A27340 Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META content=3D3D"text/html; charset=3D3Diso-8859-1" =3D http-equiv=3D3DContent-Type> <META content=3D3D"MSHTML 5.00.2314.1000" name=3D3DGENERATOR> <STYLE></STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D2>Greetings all,</FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D2>I have an interesting situation here, which requires = =3D input.=3D20 This is my final semester at SU ("Thank gawd!" as they say here), and I = =3D have one=3D20 credit to fill. I would like to take a PhysEd course as I never had =3D before.=3D20 However, my options all seem to fall on Thursday nights, which, as we =3D all know,=3D20 is not really a viable option&nbsp;for an organist/choir =3D director.</FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D2>I really don't think I want to mess with a schedule = =3D that's=3D20 been tradition for 25 years, but this -is- my last semester, and I -do- = =3D need the=3D20 credit. </FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D2>Just curious as to what other people's opinions are = =3D on this=3D20 subject.</FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D2>This could only happen to -me-!</FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT size=3D3D2>-Rebekah</FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0007_01C07BBD.63A27340--    
(back) Subject: RE: Moller's bankruptcy AND LA archdiocese cans Dobson? From: "COLASACCO, ROBERT" <RCOLASACCO@popcouncil.org> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 11:35:19 -0500   > > Any word from anyone else? > > DeserTBoB > Maybe another earthquake will take care of the whole thing. R  
(back) Subject: Our Choir's Rome Trip and Organs (x post) From: <ScottFop@aol.com> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 12:03:15 EST     --part1_7d.f69e0d2.278f4153_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Our Parish Choir and Schola Cantorum leaves for our European pilgrimage on =   Tuesday,23 January. We will be singing Liturgies at the Church of St. = Mark in Florence, the Basilica of St. Francis in Assissi, and the Basilica of = St. Peter, the Basilica of St. Mary Major and the Catacombs of St. Sebastian, = all in Rome. As we have been invited to serve as the principal Choir on = Sunday, 28 January at St. Peter's Basilica, we will be singing for the Latin = Solemn High Mass.   I wanted to share the repertoire we will be singing.   The sung mass setting at St. Peter's Basilica will be the "Missa de = Angelis" (Gregorian Chant Mass VIII, Mode 5). The sung mass setting for all of the =   other Liturgies will be "New Plainsong Mass" by David Hurd. Of course, = all Liturgies except the one at St. Peter's will be sung a capella unless the organs are available.   On Sunday evening, 28 January, we will be presented in concert at the = Church of St. Ignatius in Rome. Unless otherwise noted, I will conduct and my assistant, Rob Abbott, will play the organ accompaniments. The repertoire will be as follows:   "Cantate Domino" by Giuseppe Pitoni (full choir) "Every Time I Feel the Spirit" by William H. Dawson (full choir w/ bass = solo) "There Shall A Star Come Out of Jacob" by Felix Mendelssohn (full choir) "The Lord Is My Shepherd" by Henry Smart (soprano and alto soloists/duet) "The Call" by Erik Routley (full choir) "Prelude and Fugue in G Major" by J.S. Bach (Scott Foppiano will play) "If Ye Love Me" by Thomas Tallis (Schola Cantorum) "Lord For Thy Tender Mercies' Sake" by Richard Farrant (Schola Cantorum) "Ave Maria" by Jacob Arcadelt (Schola Cantorum) "Final" from Symphonie I in D by Louis Vierne (Rob Abbott will play) "The Omnipotence" by Franz Schubert (Rob conducting, full choir w/ sop = solo) "Draw Us in the Spirit's Tether" by Harold Friedell (Rob conducting, full choir) "Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies" by T.F.H. Candlyn (Rob conducting) "There Is a Balm in Gilead" by William H. Dawson (full choir w/sop&bass = solos) "Lord, Here Am I" by John Ness Beck (full choir) "E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come" by Paul Manz (full choir) "The Hallelujah Chorus" by G.F. Handel (full choir)   We will also sing for the Papal Audience in Rome and will sing "E'en So, = Lord Jesus, Quickly Come" for (to) His Holiness Pope John Paul II when we are presented to him.   The two major instruments that Rob and I will be playing are those in the Church of St. Ignatius and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. I have the specs =   but do not know how to attached as a Microsoft Word document.   Thanks for reading.   SCOTT F. FOPPIANO, Principal Organist and Director of Music The National Shrine of the Little Flower, Royal Oak, MI (Geo. Kilgen & Son Pipe Organ Co., St. Louis, MO, Opus 5180, 1933) Staff House Organist, The Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI (Wurlitzer, 1928) "Cantantibus organis Caecilia Domino decantabat dicens: fiat cor meum immaculatum ut non confundar."   --part1_7d.f69e0d2.278f4153_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>Our Parish Choir and = Schola Cantorum leaves for our European pilgrimage on <BR>Tuesday,23 = January. &nbsp;We will be singing Liturgies at the Church of St. Mark = <BR>in Florence, the Basilica of St. Francis in Assissi, and the Basilica = of St. <BR>Peter, the Basilica of St. Mary Major and the Catacombs of St. = Sebastian, all <BR>in Rome. &nbsp;As we have been invited to serve as the = principal Choir on Sunday, <BR>28 January at St. Peter's Basilica, we will = be singing for the Latin Solemn <BR>High Mass. <BR> <BR>I wanted to share the repertoire we will be singing. <BR> <BR>The sung mass setting at St. Peter's Basilica will be the "Missa de = Angelis" <BR>(Gregorian Chant Mass VIII, Mode 5). &nbsp;The sung mass = setting for all of the <BR>other Liturgies will be "New Plainsong Mass" by David Hurd. &nbsp;Of course, all <BR>Liturgies except the one = at St. Peter's will be sung a capella unless the <BR>organs are available. =   <BR> <BR>On Sunday evening, 28 January, we will be presented in concert at the = Church <BR>of St. Ignatius in Rome. &nbsp;Unless otherwise noted, I will = conduct and my <BR>assistant, Rob Abbott, will play the organ = accompaniments. The repertoire <BR>will be as follows: <BR> <BR>"Cantate Domino" by Giuseppe Pitoni (full choir) <BR>"Every Time I Feel the Spirit" by William H. Dawson (full choir w/ = bass solo) <BR>"There Shall A Star Come Out of Jacob" by Felix Mendelssohn (full = choir) <BR>"The Lord Is My Shepherd" by Henry Smart (soprano and alto = soloists/duet) <BR>"The Call" by Erik Routley (full choir) <BR>"Prelude and Fugue in G Major" by J.S. Bach (Scott Foppiano will play) <BR>"If Ye Love Me" by Thomas Tallis (Schola Cantorum) <BR>"Lord For Thy Tender Mercies' Sake" by Richard Farrant (Schola = Cantorum) <BR>"Ave Maria" by Jacob Arcadelt (Schola Cantorum) <BR>"Final" from Symphonie I in D by Louis Vierne (Rob Abbott will play) <BR>"The Omnipotence" by Franz Schubert (Rob conducting, full choir w/ sop = solo) <BR>"Draw Us in the Spirit's Tether" by Harold Friedell (Rob conducting, = full <BR>choir) <BR>"Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies" by T.F.H. Candlyn (Rob = conducting) <BR>"There Is a Balm in Gilead" by William H. Dawson (full choir = w/sop&amp;bass solos) <BR>"Lord, Here Am I" by John Ness Beck (full choir) <BR>"E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come" by Paul Manz (full choir) <BR>"The Hallelujah Chorus" by G.F. Handel (full choir) <BR> <BR>We will also sing for the Papal Audience in Rome and will sing "E'en = So, Lord <BR>Jesus, Quickly Come" for (to) His Holiness Pope John Paul II = when we are <BR>presented to him. <BR> <BR>The two major instruments that Rob and I will be playing are those in = the <BR>Church of St. Ignatius and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. &nbsp;I = have the specs <BR>but do not know how to attached as a Microsoft Word = document. &nbsp; <BR> <BR>Thanks for reading. <BR> <BR><B>SCOTT F. FOPPIANO</B>, Principal Organist and Director of Music <BR>The National Shrine of the Little Flower, Royal Oak, MI <BR>(Geo. Kilgen &amp; Son Pipe Organ Co., St. Louis, MO, Opus 5180, 1933) <BR>Staff House Organist, The Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI (Wurlitzer, 1928) <BR><I>"Cantantibus organis Caecilia Domino decantabat dicens: <BR>fiat cor meum immaculatum ut non confundar."</I></FONT></HTML>   --part1_7d.f69e0d2.278f4153_boundary--