PipeChat Digest #2431 - Saturday, October 13, 2001
 
William Reiger
  by "jch" <opus1100@catoe.org>
William Rieger notice (correction)
  by "jch" <opus1100@catoe.org>
SAMs, pistons, toe studs needed
  by "Ed Steltzer" <steltzer@gwi.net>
Cassette Tape Clearance -- Organs Cavaille-Coll to Hope-Jones
  by "William T. Van Pelt" <bill@organsociety.org>
Looking for English Hymnals
  by "Joe Elliffe" <jelliffe@atlantic.net>
Felix Hell Plays Charlotte (x post)
  by <ScottFop@aol.com>
a tragedy in the parish
  by <quilisma@socal.rr.com>
 

(back) Subject: William Reiger From: "jch" <opus1100@catoe.org> Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 08:53:41 -0500   A sad note: Long time Chicago area theatre organ supporter William (Bill) Reiger passed away last night (October 11th). Mr Reiger and his late wife Charlotte were active in promoting theatre organ since the return of interest in the theatre organ in the late fifties. Mr Reiger and his volunteer crews were responsible for bringing many of the area theatre organs back to life in the early '60s & 70s. He served as chairman of the local ATOS chapter and in latter years, with his "Patio Showcase Productions", sponsored very popular theatre organ programs at the Patio Theatre on the 3/17 Barton organ that he owned and restored. Mr. Reiger worked closely with the late Hal Pearl in keeping theatre organ music alive. A memorial service is being planned to remember Bill in a suitable theatre organ location.   jch    
(back) Subject: William Rieger notice (correction) From: "jch" <opus1100@catoe.org> Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 13:13:37 -0500   Sorry for the error...correct spelling is RIEGER (as corrected)   A sad note: Long time Chicago area theatre organ supporter William (Bill) Rieger passed away last night (October 11th). Mr Rieger and his late wife Charlotte were active in promoting theatre organ since the return of interest in the theatre organ in the late fifties. Mr Rieger and his volunteer crews were responsible for bringing many of the area theatre organs back to life in the early '60s & 70s. He served as chairman of the local ATOS chapter and in latter years, with his "Patio Showcase Productions", sponsored very popular theatre organ programs at the Patio Theatre on the 3/17 Barton organ that he owned and restored. Mr. Rieger worked closely with the late Hal Pearl in keeping theatre organ music alive. A memorial service is being planned to remember Bill in a suitable theatre organ location.   jch    
(back) Subject: SAMs, pistons, toe studs needed From: "Ed Steltzer" <steltzer@gwi.net> Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 17:09:51 -0400   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0037_01C15340.B4AAF680 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   Hi - We're upgrading our church pipe organ and will soon be buying =3D the subject parts.   If anyone has used, but good-to-verygood condition, parts for sale, =3D please respond privately.   Stop Action Magnets: Syndyne or Peterson with at least 1 reed switch; = =3D need 40 Pistons - all the usual for a large 2 manual organ Toe Studs - Need 8   Thanks! Ed, in Maine steltzer@gwi.net   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0037_01C15340.B4AAF680 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 http-equiv=3D3DContent-Type content=3D3D"text/html; =3D charset=3D3Diso-8859-1"> <META content=3D3D"MSHTML 5.50.4522.1800" name=3D3DGENERATOR> <STYLE></STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>Hi&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; We're = upgrading =3D our church=3D20 pipe organ and will soon be buying the subject parts.</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>If anyone has used, but =3D good-to-verygood condition,=3D20 parts for sale, please respond privately.</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>Stop Action Magnets:&nbsp; Syndyne or = =3D Peterson with=3D20 at least 1 reed switch;&nbsp; need 40</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>Pistons - all the usual for a large 2 = =3D manual=3D20 organ</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>Toe Studs - Need 8</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>Thanks!&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; = =3D Ed, in=3D20 Maine&nbsp; <A=3D20 href=3D3D"mailto:steltzer@gwi.net">steltzer@gwi.net</A></FONT></DIV></BODY>= =3D </HTML>   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0037_01C15340.B4AAF680--    
(back) Subject: Cassette Tape Clearance -- Organs Cavaille-Coll to Hope-Jones From: "William T. Van Pelt" <bill@organsociety.org> Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 17:06:22 -0400   OHS is clearing out a batch of cassette tapes, both classical and theatre organ, for $5. The titles are listed at http://www.ohscatalog.org.   I really wonder whether folks who are so techncially courant as to be reading this via e-mail are also listening to cassettes? Maybe in the = car.   Bill    
(back) Subject: Looking for English Hymnals From: "Joe Elliffe" <jelliffe@atlantic.net> Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 21:31:24 -0400   Can anyone direct me to a source to get used copies of Hymns Old and New '89 Catholic edition (Kevin Mayhew) and Music for the Mass Vol 1 and 2 (Chapman) Thanks for any info you can provide.      
(back) Subject: Felix Hell Plays Charlotte (x post) From: <ScottFop@aol.com> Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2001 01:32:59 EDT     --part1_109.6fb6cf1.28f92c0b_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Charlotte was treated to the music of Felix Hell this evening at the First =   Baptist Church downtown. The church's organ is a large Casavant, built within the past 10 years, and is one of the finer instruments in town. (I = do not have exact specs and its building date at the current time.) The = room, though built within the past decade, is tastefully built and decorated, it = is especially nice for modern architecture. I wish that some of these = churches did not feel the burning desire to install thick carpet wall to wall and = seat cushions on every single seat that would sit still long enough, but, even = so- the room had some resonance. It seems that the builders of modern = churches believe that the Father Almighty would rather be comfortable than have His =   music performed in good and appropriate acoustics.   His program included the following repertoire:   Fantasy and Fugue in G minor, J.S. Bach   Schmuecke dich o liebe Seele (Leipzig Chorales), J.S. Bach   Trio Sonata I in Eb Major, J.S. Bach (Tempo Giusto, Adagio, Allegro)   Prelude and Fugue in D Major, J.S. Bach   Sonate I in F Minor, Felix Mendelssohn   Prelude in G Major, Felix Mendelssohn   Chorale III in A minor, Cesar Franck   Toccata for organ "Schlafes Bruder," Norbert Schneider   Abendfriede, Josef Rheinberger   Prelude and Fugue on BACH, Franz Liszt   Felix looked quite dapper in his tuxedo with slate gray cummerbund and = bowtie and jeweled studs and cufflinks. He played brilliantly and with all the energy and musicality anyone could want to hear. I was quite surprised at =   the use of rubato such a young musician incorporated into his = interpretations of the repertoire presented tonight. I very much look forward to hearing = him in a few years when he has gotten a bit older and has grown with and lived =   with his repertoire.   He used every imaginable nuance of the big Casavant to its best advantage = and it was clear that he was truly having fun playing his music. Following = the recital we were treated even further to not one but two encores, which = were the Finale from the First Symphonie of Louis Vierne and the Toccata from = the Fifth Symphonie of Widor. I must say that I was very impressed with his rapport with the audience.   Bravo Felix for a most enjoyable recital and Bravo Casavant for a fabulous =   instrument!   Scott Foppiano   --part1_109.6fb6cf1.28f92c0b_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>Charlotte was treated = to the music of Felix Hell this evening at the First Baptist Church = downtown. &nbsp;The church's organ is a large Casavant, built within the = past 10 years, and is one of the finer instruments in town. &nbsp;(I do = not have exact specs and its building date at the current time.) &nbsp;The = room, though built within the past decade, is tastefully built and = decorated, it is especially nice for modern architecture. &nbsp;I wish = that some of these churches did not feel the burning desire to install = thick carpet wall to wall and seat cushions on every single seat that = would sit still long enough, but, even so- the room had some resonance. = &nbsp;It seems that the builders of modern churches believe that the = Father Almighty would rather be comfortable than have His music performed = in good and appropriate acoustics. <BR> <BR>His program included the following repertoire: <BR> <BR>Fantasy and Fugue in G minor, J.S. Bach <BR> <BR>Schmuecke dich o liebe Seele (Leipzig Chorales), J.S. Bach <BR> <BR>Trio Sonata I in Eb Major, J.S. Bach <BR>(Tempo Giusto, Adagio, Allegro) <BR> <BR>Prelude and Fugue in D Major, J.S. Bach <BR> <BR>Sonate I in F Minor, Felix Mendelssohn <BR> <BR>Prelude in G Major, Felix Mendelssohn <BR> <BR>Chorale III in A minor, Cesar Franck <BR> <BR>Toccata for organ "Schlafes Bruder," Norbert Schneider <BR> <BR>Abendfriede, Josef Rheinberger <BR> <BR>Prelude and Fugue on BACH, Franz Liszt <BR> <BR>Felix looked quite dapper in his tuxedo with slate gray cummerbund and = bowtie and jeweled studs and cufflinks. &nbsp;He played brilliantly and = with all the energy and musicality anyone could want to hear. &nbsp;I was = quite surprised at the use of rubato such a young musician incorporated = into his interpretations of the repertoire presented tonight. &nbsp;I very = much look forward to hearing him in a few years when he has gotten a bit = older and has grown with and lived with his repertoire. <BR> <BR>He used every imaginable nuance of the big Casavant to its best = advantage and it was clear that he was truly having fun playing his music. = &nbsp;Following the recital we were treated even further to not one but = two encores, which were the Finale from the First Symphonie of Louis = Vierne and the Toccata from the Fifth Symphonie of Widor. &nbsp;I must say = that I was very impressed with his rapport with the audience. <BR> <BR>Bravo Felix for a most enjoyable recital and Bravo Casavant for a = fabulous instrument! <BR> <BR>Scott Foppiano</FONT></HTML>   --part1_109.6fb6cf1.28f92c0b_boundary--  
(back) Subject: a tragedy in the parish From: <quilisma@socal.rr.com> Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 23:31:28 -0700   I just received word that the chairman of the organ committee's one-year-old daughter drowned tonight. She was the youngest of six children; the oldest is only like twelve.   Please pray for the family.   If anyone on Anglican-Music has a Cowley Fathers' Priest's Ritual, could you please e-mail or fax me the rites? I've only done them maybe TWICE in fifty years, and never in the Anglican Church. I have adapted the music for the different Burial Sentences; the Mass is a Votive Mass of the Angels with white vestments (and Gloria?); but I don't have what replaces the Absolutions in English.   Jesu, mercy! Mary, pray!   Bud