PipeChat Digest #2149 - Sunday, June 10, 2001
 
St Helen
  by "Donald Pole" <pandk@ciaccess.com>
You Are Invited (cross posted)
  by "Mike Gettelman" <mike3247@earthlink.net>
Re: In L.A. June 20,2001 Audrey Jacobsen Concert(cross posted)
  by <RonSeverin@aol.com>
Re: St Helen
  by "Stan Yoder" <vze2myh5@verizon.net>
Re: You Are Invited (cross posted)
  by <AMADPoet@aol.com>
interesting website -- this is a *hoot*!
  by "Tim Bovard" <tmbovard@arkansas.net>
Re: interesting website -- this is a *hoot*!
  by "Mike Gettelman" <mike3247@earthlink.net>
Decorating w/ pipes, was interesting website!
  by <Innkawgneeto@cs.com>
Re: You Are Invited (cross posted)
  by <RonSeverin@aol.com>
"VOX-ID
  by "Donald Pole" <pandk@ciaccess.com>
seeking music
  by "Donald Pole" <pandk@ciaccess.com>
1974 Casavant
  by "Charles Harder" <charder@ties.k12.mn.us>
Re: You Are Invited (cross posted)
  by "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net>
Re: You Are Invited (cross posted)
  by "Mike Gettelman" <mike3247@earthlink.net>
Re: You Are Invited (cross posted)
  by "Mike Gettelman" <mike3247@earthlink.net>
Re: WEBSITE
  by <rustyspiano@webtv.net>
Re: 1974 Casavant
  by "Hugh Drogemuller" <hdrogemuller@sympatico.ca>
 

(back) Subject: St Helen From: "Donald Pole" <pandk@ciaccess.com> Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2001 10:10:35 -0400   Oh dear, Oh dear!............ Don't all anglophiles know about St Osmund, written by Healey Willan, I think actually for "Lord Enthroned..." DP   http://www.pandk.com  
(back) Subject: You Are Invited (cross posted) From: "Mike Gettelman" <mike3247@earthlink.net> Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2001 10:55:10 -0400     --------------477C340D89CA612BD86CFB5D Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3Dus-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Greetings   About a month ago I began to post about my invitation from Ken List to attend a concert at Severance Hall featuring the newly restored 94 rank E.M. Skinner performing 2 Symphonic works with the Cleveland Orchestra.   The unique feature of this invitation was that I would be INSIDE the organ chamber while the organ was being played helping Ken "baby-sit". I also got to help Ken tune some ranks by holding notes at the console before the concert, and I was able to take some great digital pictures of the pipe chambers as Ken gave me a tour.   I now cordially invite you to visit the website owned by my good friend Bruce Cornley who has very graciously provided space for me to present a report of the event, and a pictorial essay showing the beauty of the work done by the Schantz Organ Company to breathe new life into this historic instrument. Bruce's web site is listed below.   < http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/index.htm >   The story is more unique because this is the first pipe organ I have ever seen, although I have studied them for quite some time. If the story doesn't interest you, at least visit to see the pictures. While you are there, visit the rest of Bruce's site and sign the guest book to let us know you stopped by. I also welcome your emails letting me know what you think. I worked very hard on the report, and tried to capture some of the drama to share with you. I can tell you that being inside a pipe organ sure beats the heck out of just seeing pictures of them.   Bruce suggests that you maximize your page when you get to the site to get the full effect. The pictures are large and take a moment or two to load, but I assure you are worth the short wait. Just click on the "SEVERANCE HALL ORGAN" link between the swinging bells. My report is divided into 2 parts, so after reading the Introduction, be sure to click on "The Organ From Within" link at the end of the Introduction to see the pictures.   Cheers Mike Gettelman   --------------477C340D89CA612BD86CFB5D Content-Type: text/html; charset=3Dus-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <!doctype html public "-//w3c//dtd html 4.0 transitional//en"> <html> Greetings <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; About a month ago I began to post about my = invitation from Ken List to attend a concert at Severance Hall featuring the newly restored 94 rank E.M. Skinner performing 2 Symphonic works with the = Cleveland Orchestra. <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The unique feature of this invitation was that I would be <b>INSIDE</b> the organ chamber while the organ was being played helping Ken "baby-sit". I also got to help Ken tune some ranks by holding notes at the console before the concert, and I was able to take some great digital pictures of the pipe chambers as Ken gave me a tour. <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; I now cordially invite you to visit the website = owned by my good friend Bruce Cornley who has very graciously provided space for me to present a report of the event, and a pictorial essay showing the beauty of the work done by the Schantz Organ Company to breathe new life into this historic instrument. Bruce's web site is listed below. <p>&nbsp; &lt;&nbsp; <a = href=3D"http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/index.htm">http://members.tripo= d.com/Brucon502/index.htm</a>&nbsp; > <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The story is more unique because this is the first pipe organ I have ever seen, although I have studied them for quite some time. If the story doesn't interest you, at least visit to see the pictures. While you are there, visit the rest of Bruce's site and sign the guest book to let us know you stopped by. I also welcome your emails letting me know what you think. I worked very hard on the report, and = tried to capture some of the drama to share with you. I can tell you that being inside a pipe organ sure beats the heck out of just seeing pictures of them. <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Bruce suggests that you maximize your page when you get to the site to get the full effect. The pictures are large and take a moment or two to load, but I assure you are worth the short wait. Just click on the "SEVERANCE HALL ORGAN" link between the swinging bells. My report is divided into 2 parts, so after reading the Introduction, be sure to click on "The Organ From Within" link at the end of the Introduction to see the pictures. <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Cheers <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mike Gettelman</html>   --------------477C340D89CA612BD86CFB5D--    
(back) Subject: Re: In L.A. June 20,2001 Audrey Jacobsen Concert(cross posted) From: <RonSeverin@aol.com> Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2001 11:14:11 EDT   Dear list members:   Audrey Jacobsen will be playing a major organ recital at First Congregational Church L.A. CA. She will primiere a Richard Proulx work Les Paroles Finales de Saint-Louis 1998. The composer will be present for this concert. This concert will begin at 7:00 pm on June 20, 2001 (a Wednesday Evening). Audrey will play the 346 rank E.M. Skinner/Schlicker. It should be a fantastic evening of music. Don't miss this concert if you are in L.A.   Regards,   Ron Severin   The church is located at 540 South Commonwealth Avenue at Sixth Street, L.A.  
(back) Subject: Re: St Helen From: "Stan Yoder" <vze2myh5@verizon.net> Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2001 13:27:28 -0400   I looked up St. Helen: pretty wide range for an average congregation, it seems to me: middle C to 2nd F above. Could transpose down a half-step, but that's about it.   Stan Yoder Pittsburgh  
(back) Subject: Re: You Are Invited (cross posted) From: <AMADPoet@aol.com> Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2001 14:42:44 EDT   In a message dated 6/9/01 9:56:14 AM Central Daylight Time, mike3247@earthlink.net writes:   << http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/index.htm >>   Ooooooooooooooh....THANKS for sharing this with us Mike and Bruce!!!!!  
(back) Subject: interesting website -- this is a *hoot*! From: "Tim Bovard" <tmbovard@arkansas.net> Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2001 14:25:28 -0500   Hello, Pipechatters!   While going thru the week's mail on another "organ" email list <g>, I happened upon the following link to a website in Australia. Thought some of y'all might enjoy it as well.   They're apparently "recycling" parts of the Melbourne Town Hall organ that are being replaced during the instrument's rebuilding -- by assembling a group of artists and craftspeople to turn the discarded organ parts into furniture and (quote from the website) "many other useful objects".   The webpages have lots of pictures and information -- well worth a look!   <http://www.craftvic.asn.au/secondwind/index.htm>   Have a great weekend, everyone!   Tim (who is somewhat gratified to now know that I am not the *only* person in the world who occasionally takes pity on odd discarded pipe organ parts, for re-use as household furniture...these Aussies have made it an art = form!!)   PS -- Anyone got one of those old "don't-*ever*-touch-me-if-I-still-work" Reisner mechanical combination machine boxes laying around to get rid of? I could use a new electric coffee table...<g>  
(back) Subject: Re: interesting website -- this is a *hoot*! From: "Mike Gettelman" <mike3247@earthlink.net> Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2001 15:54:00 -0400     --------------72B2244A271080964DCDCBF0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3Dus-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   I agree Tim, This site stirs my imagination for decorating to an organ theme and = suggests some great projects to use unwanted pipe organ parts for something other = than firewood or dumpster effluvia. As I look at my 12 hard fought for eBay = purchased pipes standing on the floor across the room from me, I'm thinking a group = of those 2' diapasons glued together using selected chords could make a very interesting door announcer note when hooked to a winding supply and a = relay that makes it speak. Or how about a keyboard mounted to the door that allows = visitors to announce themselves with their own special musical phrase. How about some other ideas? Mine is patent pending so grab it at your = own peril. :-) Cheers Mike   Tim Bovard wrote:   > Hello, Pipechatters! > > While going thru the week's mail on another "organ" email list <g>, I > happened upon the following link to a website in Australia. Thought = some > of y'all might enjoy it as well. > > They're apparently "recycling" parts of the Melbourne Town Hall organ = that > are being replaced during the instrument's rebuilding -- by assembling a > group of artists and craftspeople to turn the discarded organ parts into > furniture and (quote from the website) "many other useful objects". > > The webpages have lots of pictures and information -- well worth a look! > > <http://www.craftvic.asn.au/secondwind/index.htm> > > Have a great weekend, everyone! > > Tim > (who is somewhat gratified to now know that I am not the *only* person = in > the world who occasionally takes pity on odd discarded pipe organ parts, > for re-use as household furniture...these Aussies have made it an art = form!!) > > PS -- Anyone got one of those old = "don't-*ever*-touch-me-if-I-still-work" > Reisner mechanical combination machine boxes laying around to get rid = of? > I could use a new electric coffee table...<g> >   --------------72B2244A271080964DCDCBF0 Content-Type: text/html; charset=3Dus-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <!doctype html public "-//w3c//dtd html 4.0 transitional//en"> <html> I agree Tim, <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; This site stirs my imagination for decorating to an organ theme and suggests some great projects to use unwanted pipe organ parts for something other than firewood or dumpster effluvia. As I look at my 12 hard fought for eBay purchased pipes standing on the floor across the room from me, I'm thinking a group of those 2' diapasons glued = together using selected chords could make a very interesting door announcer note when hooked to a winding supply and a relay that makes it speak. Or how about a keyboard mounted to the door that allows visitors to announce = themselves with their own special musical phrase. <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; How about some other ideas? Mine is patent pending so grab it at your own peril.&nbsp; :-) <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Cheers <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mike <p>Tim Bovard wrote: <blockquote TYPE=3DCITE>Hello, Pipechatters! <p>While going thru the week's mail on another "organ" email list &lt;g>, I <br>happened upon the following link to a website in Australia.&nbsp; = Thought some <br>of y'all might enjoy it as well. <p>They're apparently "recycling" parts of the Melbourne Town Hall organ that <br>are being replaced during the instrument's rebuilding -- by assembling a <br>group of artists and craftspeople to turn the discarded organ parts into <br>furniture and (quote from the website) "many other useful objects". <p>The webpages have lots of pictures and information -- well worth a = look! <p>&lt;<a = href=3D"http://www.craftvic.asn.au/secondwind/index.htm">http://www.craftvi= c.asn.au/secondwind/index.htm</a>> <p>Have a great weekend, everyone! <p>Tim <br>(who is somewhat gratified to now know that I am not the *only* person in <br>the world who occasionally takes pity on odd discarded pipe organ = parts, <br>for re-use as household furniture...these Aussies have made it an art form!!) <p>PS -- Anyone got one of those old = "don't-*ever*-touch-me-if-I-still-work" <br>Reisner mechanical combination machine boxes laying around to get rid of? <br>I could use a new electric coffee table...&lt;g> <br><a href=3D"mailto:requests@pipechat.org"></a>&nbsp;</blockquote> </html>   --------------72B2244A271080964DCDCBF0--    
(back) Subject: Decorating w/ pipes, was interesting website! From: <Innkawgneeto@cs.com> Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2001 16:00:32 EDT     --part1_e6.16b9cca6.2853da60_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Just for the list's information, the TGIFriday's here in Toms River, NJ indeed has an organ pipe or 2 in its decor, one sits high on a ledge above =   the tables (w/ assorted memorabilia from the town and area).   Unfortunately, it's in the smoking section, so I don't get to sit = underneath it. Oh well. Can't have everything.   Neil B   --part1_e6.16b9cca6.2853da60_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>Just for the list's information, the TGIFriday's here in Toms = River, NJ <BR>indeed has an organ pipe or 2 in its decor, one sits high on a ledge = above <BR>the tables (w/ assorted memorabilia from the town and area). <BR> <BR>Unfortunately, it's in the smoking section, so I don't get to sit = underneath <BR>it. &nbsp;Oh well. <BR>Can't have everything. <BR> <BR>Neil B</FONT></HTML>   --part1_e6.16b9cca6.2853da60_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: You Are Invited (cross posted) From: <RonSeverin@aol.com> Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2001 16:24:43 EDT   Hi Mike:   I can't find DIYAPASON-L@pipechat. org anywhere. I would like to receive postings to the list and post to the list myself.   HELP!   Ron Severin  
(back) Subject: "VOX-ID From: "Donald Pole" <pandk@ciaccess.com> Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2001 16:28:16 -0400   Many thanks to all who helped with the unknown but not unloved Vox Humana. They are mostly from a 1925 Skinner organ.   Don   http://www.pandk.com/voxmaker.htm    
(back) Subject: seeking music From: "Donald Pole" <pandk@ciaccess.com> Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2001 16:34:39 -0400   I would like to get a copy of Alexander Russell's "The Bells of Ste Anne = de Beaupre". I already have the Citadel and Basketweaver from the St = Laurence Sketches in case a trade is desirable.   Thanks.... Don  
(back) Subject: 1974 Casavant From: "Charles Harder" <charder@ties.k12.mn.us> Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2001 17:38:24 -0500 (CDT)   Might someone know who would have been the tonal director at Casavant in 1974? When did Phelps leave?     Charles Harder      
(back) Subject: Re: You Are Invited (cross posted) From: "VEAGUE" <dutchorgan@svs.net> Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2001 19:30:40 -0500   Ron- Y not send a posting to them asking for a reply to see if they're still around?   Rick    
(back) Subject: Re: You Are Invited (cross posted) From: "Mike Gettelman" <mike3247@earthlink.net> Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2001 20:46:56 -0400   It's still active. I had my last post on Friday. None of the lists are = real active on summer weekends, particularly one that contains people who build and play their own home organs. Keep trying.   Cheers Mike     VEAGUE wrote:   > Ron- Y not send a posting to them asking for a reply to see if they're > still around? > > 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: You Are Invited (cross posted) From: "Mike Gettelman" <mike3247@earthlink.net> Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2001 20:49:56 -0400   By the way, Diyapason-L is not an electronically subscribed list. You must be patient for a human person to reply. Mike   VEAGUE wrote:   > Ron- Y not send a posting to them asking for a reply to see if they're > still around? > > 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: WEBSITE From: <rustyspiano@webtv.net> Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2001 23:08:05 -0400 (EDT)   (http:community.webtv.net/rustyspiano) spend a weekend here...participate...   http://community.webtv.net/rustyspiano/keynotes                      
(back) Subject: Re: 1974 Casavant From: "Hugh Drogemuller" <hdrogemuller@sympatico.ca> Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2001 00:18:30 -0400   At 05:38 PM 09/06/2001 -0500, Charles Harder wrote: >Might someone know who would have been the tonal director at Casavant in >1974?   It would have been Gerhard Brunzema. I believe his dates at Casavant were from 1973 to 1979.   HD