PipeChat Digest #2135 - Thursday, May 31, 2001
 
Digital Additions To Austin Organ
  by <Devon3000@aol.com>
Re: ALL READ Re: Easy Bach, Historical Fingering and OtherDilemmas
  by <AMADPoet@aol.com>
Who Needs an Orchestra?! CD
  by "William T. Van Pelt III" <wvanpelt@erols.com>
 

(back) Subject: Digital Additions To Austin Organ From: <Devon3000@aol.com> Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 23:26:20 EDT   The present console controls 80 ranks of pipes, 4,444 total, in 6 = divisions. The new Allen console will control those pipes, along with 40 new digital voices. It will go from 90 drawknobs to 140. We'll have one of the first =   consoles with handmade wooden drawknobs and coupler tabs. Optical keying = on all manuals and sealed reed switches in the pedals. 20 generals with 40 memories and build in Expander and Smart Recorder, which can store up to = 99 files of the 40 memories on a single IBM floppy disk.   The specification:   GREAT   16' Double Diapason Digital 16' Violone 61 Pipes 8' Open Diapason Digital 8' Principal 61 Pipes 8' Harmonic Flute Digital 8' Bourdon 61 Pipes 8' Violone (ext.) 12 Pipes 4' Octave Digital 4' Octav 61 Pipes 4' Koppelflote 61 Pipes 2' Fifteenth 61 Pipes IV Fourniture 244 Pipes III Scharf 183 Pipes 16' Trumpet Bass Digital 8' Trumpet Digital 8' Bombarde 61 Pipes 4' Clarion Digital 8' Trompette en Chamade 73 Pipes Midi on Great Bass Coupler Melody Coupler (Solo to Great)   SWELL   16' Rohrgedackt 61 Pipes 8' Geigen Diapason Digital 8' Viola 61 Pipes 8' Viola Celeste II 49 Pipes plus Digital second rank 8' Rohrflote (ext.) 12 Pipes 8' Flauto Dolce Digital 8' Flute Celeste Digital 4' Octav 61 Pipes 4' Nachthorn 61 Pipes 2' Flachflote 61 Pipes III Plein Jeu 183 Pipes 16' Basson 61 Pipes 8' Trompette 61 Pipes 8' English Trumpet Digital 8' Basson (ext.) 12 Pipes 8' Oboe d' Amour Digital 4' Clairon 61 Pipes 8' Vox Humana 61 Pipes 8' Trompette en Chamade (Great) 16' Swell to Swell Unison Off 4' Swell to Swell Midi on Swell All Swells to Swell   CHOIR 8' Italian Principal Digital 8' Voce Umana Digital 8' Gedeckt 61 Pipes 8' Spitzflote 61 Pipes 8' Spitzflote Celeste 49 Pipes 4' Gemshorn 61 Pipes 4' Rohrgedeckt 61 Pipes 2-2/3' Nazard 49 Pipes 2' Octav 61 Pipes 1-3/5 Terz 49 Pipes 1-1/3 Larigot 61 Pipes III Zymbal 183 Pipes 16' Rankett Digital 8' Petit Trompette Digital 8' Krummhorn 61 Pipes Trompette en Chamade (Great) Tremolo 16' Choir to Choir Unison Off 4' Choir to Choir Midi on Choir Zymbelstern Harp Austin, 61 Bars Celesta (Harp Octave) Great/Choir Transfer   SOLO   8' Doppelflote Digital 8' Gross Gamba Digital 8' Gamba Celeste Digital 4' Forest Flute Digital 8' Cor De Kruyter Digital 8' English Horn Digital 8' French Horn Digital 8' Orchestral Clarinet Digital 16' Trompette en Chamade (Great) 8' Trompette en Chamade (Great) Midi on Solo   STRING   8' Gambas II Digital 8' Salicionals II Digital 8' Muted Dulcetts II Digital 8' Vox Humana Digital 8' Vox Angelica Digital Tremolo Celestes Off 16' String to String Unison Off 4' String to String String on Pedal String on Choir String on Great String on Swell String on Solo   PEDAL   32' Major Bass Digital 32' Contre Bourdon 32 Pipes 32' Gamba Dolce Digital 16' Major Bass Digital 16' Principal 32 Pipes 16' Subbass 32 Pipes 16' Diapason (Great) Digital 16' Violone (Great) 16' Gamba Dolce (Ext. 32') Digital 16' Rohrgedeckt (Swell) 8' Octave (Ext. 16') 12 Pipes 8' Hohlflote Digital 2' Hohlpfeife (Ext. 8') Digital III Mixture 96 Pipes 32' Contra Posaune 32 Pipes 32' Contre Basson Digital 16' Posaune (Ext. 32') 12 Pipes 16' Trumpet Bass (Great) 16' Basson (Swell) 8' Posaune (Ext. 8') 12 Pipes 8' Trumpet (Great) Digital 4' Clarion (Great) Digital 4' Krummhorn (Choir) 8' Trompette en Chamade (Great) Midi on Pedal   Antiphonal Great   8' Prinzipal 61 Pipes 8' Rohrflote 61 Pipes 8' Nitsua II 110 Pipes 4' Oktav 61 Pipes 4' Spillflote 61 Pipes 2' Kleinoktav 61 Pipes IV Mixtur 244 Pipes 8' Trompette 61 Pipes 16' Antiphonal Great to Great Unison Off 4' Antiphonal Great to Great   POSITIV   8' Holzgedackt 61 Pipes 4' Principal 61 Pipes 4' Gedackt 61 Pipes 2-2/3 Nasat 61 Pipes 2' Waldflote 61 Pipes 1-2/5 Tierce 61 Pipes 1-1/3 Larigot 61 Pipes III Scharf 183 Pipes 8' Rohrschalmei 61 Pipes Tremolo 16' Positiv to Positiv Positiv Unison Off   ANTIPHONAL PEDAL   16' Subbass 32 Pipes 8' Principal 32 Pipes 8' Metal Gedackt 32 Pipes 4' Choralbass 32 Pipes IV Mixtur 128 Pipes 16' Fagott 32 Pipes   COUPLERS   8' Great to Pedal 8' Swell to Pedal 8' Choir to Pedal 8' Solo to Pedal 4' Swell to Pedal 4' Choir to Pedal 4' Solo to Pedal 16' Swell to Great 8' Swell to Great 4' Swell to Great 16' Choir to Great 8' Choir to Great 4' Choir to Great 16' Solo to Great 8' Solo to Great 4' Solo to Great 16' Swell to Choir 8' Swell to Choir 4' Swell to Choir 16' Solo to Choir 8' Solo to Choir 4' Solo to Choir 8' Choir to Swell 8' Solo to Swell 8' Great to Solo 8' Antiphonal Great to Pedal 8' Positiv to Pedal 16' Positiv to Great 8' Positiv to Great 8' Antiphonal Great to Positiv 8' Antiphonal Great to Swell 8' Positiv to Swell 8' Antiphonal Great to Solo 8' Positiv to Solo Alternate Tuning (Digital Stops)   KEYCHEEK CONTROLS (With Colored Lights)   String Expressive with Choir (Yellow) String Expressive with Swell (Default) Yellow String Expressive with Solo (Yellow) Solo to Antiphonal (Rear of Sanctuary) (Green) Solo to Echo (Opposite Side of Room) ( Green) Solo Main Off (Green) String Main Off (Green) String to Echo (Green) Great Main Off (Green) Great to Echo (Green) En Chemade Ventil (Red) String to Antiphonal (Green) Celestes Off (Red) Nitsua Celeste Off (Red) Fan (Red) Blank (Red)   COMBINATION ACTION   Main Great 1-6 Antiphonal Great 1-4 Swell 1-8 Choir 1-8 Positiv 1-4 Solo 1-6 String 1-4 Main Pedal 1-6 Antiphonal Pedal 1-3 Generals 1-20 Crescendo B Set General Cancel Recall   REVERSIBLES   Great to Pedal Swell to Pedal Choir to Pedal Solo to Pedal String on Pedal Antiphonal Great to Pedal Positiv to Pedal Swell to Great Choir to Great Solo to Great String on Great Positiv to Great Swell to Choir Solo to Choir String to Choir 32' Major Bass 32' Bourdon 32' Gamba 32' Posaune 32' Basson Zimbelstern Crescendo B Tutti I Tutti II   Invisible Dolly Back Rest Divisional Cancels Reeds in Red   With the Console Controller features, any piston or toe stud can be a = general or control any part of the console. With the features of Renaissance technology, any digital stop can be replaced with many choices of alternatives via CD-ROM and computer.   Delivery is in February 2002. Allen is building the relay for the pipes also.   Dedication is going to be quite exciting!   Devon Hollingsworth, Director of Music/Organist Christ Church of Oak Brook Oak Brook, Illinois          
(back) Subject: Re: ALL READ Re: Easy Bach, Historical Fingering and OtherDilemmas From: <AMADPoet@aol.com> Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 00:12:44 EDT   In a message dated 5/30/01 7:12:29 PM Central Daylight Time, elmsr@albanyis.com.au writes:   << I have sinned! I wrote my last missive on piano technique, or lack thereof, BEFORE I read the Administrator's suggestion. >>   In that case, it's YOUR job to rename the thread! ;o) (see below)   <<Tim, the Co-Admin, adds:   "Or, at *least* change the subject line to something a wee bit more accurate.....!" <grin> >>  
(back) Subject: Who Needs an Orchestra?! CD From: "William T. Van Pelt III" <wvanpelt@erols.com> Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 02:17:40 -0400   Newly-restored and enlarged by the Schantz Organ Company with Jack Bethards (owner of the Schoenstein Organ Co. of San Francisco) as consultant, the 1929 Hill, Norman and Beard 4-101+ Grand Concert Organ in the Melbourne Town Hall (Victoria, Australia) is heard on this first CD of the restored organ. The CD features Australia's entertaining organ virtuoso, Thomas Heywood, playing his own transcriptons and others of works composed for orchestra, including the entire Fifth Symphony by Beethoven! http://www.ohscatalog.org   Bill