PipeChat Digest #2509 - Tuesday, November 20, 2001
 
Re: Working with People who know it all...
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
 

(back) Subject: Re: Working with People who know it all... From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 01:06:17 EST     --part1_36.1ef52166.292b4cd9_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 11/19/01 8:32:28 PM Eastern Standard Time, jlspeller@mindspring.com writes:     > The story is variously told of Ernest > M. Skinner, Richard O. Whitelegg (tonal director of Moller), and Virgil = Fox > (to voicer Gil Adams when organist of Riverside Church). It is probably = true > of all three -- it is the sort of thing that people say to their = voicers. >   This story reminds me of when a certain person was doing tonal finishing = on the organ at Christ Church -- Covington LA (you may take a bow if you = wish) and the old Moller string was being worked on. There was a pesky note = that was too loud and after several attempts to get it soft enough the voice in =   the swell box asked, "is this still too loud?" The finisher answered, "Yes it is!" "What do you suggest?" came the voice from the swell box. = "Use your foot," suggested the finisher!!"   Bruce Cornely ~ Cremona502@cs.com with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" Duncan, Miles, Molly, and Dewi Please visit Howling Acres at http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/ and wander through the Mall Without Walls   --part1_36.1ef52166.292b4cd9_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 = 11/19/01 8:32:28 PM Eastern Standard Time, jlspeller@mindspring.com = writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">The story is = variously told of Ernest <BR>M. Skinner, Richard O. Whitelegg (tonal director of Moller), and = Virgil Fox <BR>(to voicer Gil Adams when organist of Riverside Church). It is = probably true <BR>of all three -- it is the sort of thing that people say to their = voicers. <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>This story reminds me of when a certain person was doing tonal = finishing on the organ at Christ Church -- Covington LA (you may take a = bow if you wish) and the old Moller string was being worked on. = &nbsp;&nbsp;There was a pesky note that was too loud and after several = attempts to get it soft enough the voice in the swell box asked, "is this = still too loud?" &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The finisher answered, "Yes it = is!" &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"What do you suggest?" came the voice from = the swell box. &nbsp;&nbsp;"Use your foot," suggested the finisher!!" <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>Please visit Howling Acres at = &nbsp;&nbsp;http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/ <BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;and wander through the Mall Without Walls</FONT></HTML>   --part1_36.1ef52166.292b4cd9_boundary--