PipeChat Digest #3338 - Monday, December 30, 2002
 
Funny Xmas stories - The Ox and the Ass
  by "Colin Mitchell" <cmys13085@yahoo.co.uk>
Re: Christmas Organ Music
  by <ProOrgo53@aol.com>
RE: Funny Xmas stories - The Ox and the Ass
  by "Cheryl Van Ornam" <cvanornam@newtonpres.org>
Re: Organ-shaped junque
  by <Gfc234@aol.com>
Re: one organist's trash ... and start/run switches
  by <Gfc234@aol.com>
Re: Organ-shaped junque
  by "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net>
Re: Organ-shaped junque
  by "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net>
 

(back) Subject: Funny Xmas stories - The Ox and the Ass From: "Colin Mitchell" <cmys13085@yahoo.co.uk> Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 04:32:10 +0000 (GMT)   --0-356121383-1041222730=3D:71746 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3Diso-8859-1 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit     Hello,   Robert Clooney's catalogue of musical disasters saw fresh coffee running = down my nose as I choked with laughter....wonderful!   I just cannot compete with THAT!   However, I do have an amusing story to tell as follows:-   Some years ago, a groups of us decided to go along to the Service of 9 = Lessons & Carols at Ripon Cathedral, here in Yorkshire........we met = outside the magnificent West Door half an hour before "Kick Off".   One of our troupe brought along his elderly Great Aunt; a women of great = severity, brevity, longevity and gravity. In fact, she was an absolute = bitch, and still regarded India (where she was born and may well have been = worshipped by the Hindus!) as one of the Colonies. In fact, she was so = utterly obnoxious, we all adored her and wanted to adopt her. She had all = the emotional demeanour of Bette Davis as "Baby Jane Hudson" and the = festive dress sense of Morticia Adams.....deep black!   With her black umbrella furled and tucked beneath her arm, she was = oblivious to the cold as we all shivered in the freezing fog. With = characteristic charity, she firmly declined to retire to the local = hostlery....instead, drawing attention to her superior character and = breeding by questioning our Yorkshire dialect.   "My dears, I can never understend whay it is that you people from = York-Shire alwheys pronounce the 'A' vowel incorrectly", her jaw defiant = like Margaret Rutherford's.   It was, after all, the season of goodwill, so we didn't take exception. = Nevertheless, lips curled and there were low, muttering sounds.   "I mean to say", she continued on a roll, "You always pronounce the short = 'A' in such as the words paaaath and baaath".   Changing the subject, we kept the old bat company until it was time to = enter the cathedral and the service commenced with "Once in Royal". Our = adopted "Great Aunt" bristled as the local Town Councillor read the = lesson, "An it kem ta pass, that a degree went owt from Seizure Awgustis = that all t"wurld shud be texed...."   Credit where credit is due, the old girl entered into the spirit of the = carols, even if she had a voice which was more in the manner of a bleat, = by a sheep on heat, than a human being. Her strident tones overpowered = everyone around her; even when the verses were clearly marked "Boys only" = or "Men only".   Then we spotted it! The challenge to end all challenges!   As the next carol commenced, we could barely contain our excitement as the = offending word approached.   Would "Great Aunt" sing a short 'A' as a Yorkshireman would, or would she = utter a swear word by using the longer version of the "A"?   This was classic double-bind....the elephant trap was sprung, and a simple = carol was about to take her captive.   But "Great Aunt" was not easily outflanked, and as she bleated happily, = her eyes revolved ominously; clearly sensing danger as she observed our = gleeful grins and impish expectations.   At the exact moment of impeding disaster, heads turned and all eyes fell = upon "Great Aunt Muriel".   Without a moment's hesitation, she turned us, and with an acidic, smug = smile, deftly avoided crisis as she sang,........ "The Ox and MULE!"   Of course, we all sang very loudly, "The Ox and ARSE!"   It must have given her some sort of satisfaction to know that we were = either hoodlems or educable after all !!   Regards,   Colin Mitchell UK               --------------------------------- With Yahoo! Mail you can get a bigger mailbox -- choose a size that fits = your needs   --0-356121383-1041222730=3D:71746 Content-Type: text/html; charset=3Diso-8859-1 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit   <P>Hello,</P> <P>Robert Clooney's catalogue of musical disasters saw fresh coffee = running down my nose as I choked with laughter....wonderful!</P> <P>I just cannot compete with THAT!</P> <P>However, I do have an amusing story to tell as follows:-</P> <P>Some years ago, a groups of us decided to go along to the Service of 9 = Lessons &amp; Carols at Ripon Cathedral, here in Yorkshire........we met outside the = magnificent West Door half an hour before "Kick Off".</P> <P>One of our troupe brought along his elderly Great Aunt; a women of = great severity, brevity, longevity and gravity. In fact, she was an = absolute bitch, and still regarded India (where she was born and may well = have been worshipped by the Hindus!) as one of the Colonies. In fact, she = was so utterly obnoxious, we all adored her and wanted to adopt her. She = had all the emotional demeanour of Bette Davis as "Baby Jane Hudson" and = the festive dress sense of Morticia Adams.....deep black!</P> <P>With her black umbrella furled and tucked beneath her arm, she was = oblivious to the cold as we all shivered in the freezing fog. With = characteristic charity, she firmly declined to retire to the local = hostlery....instead, drawing attention to her superior character and = breeding by questioning our Yorkshire dialect.</P> <P>"My dears, I can never understend whay it is that you people from = York-Shire alwheys pronounce the 'A' vowel incorrectly", her jaw defiant = like Margaret Rutherford's.</P> <P>It was, after all, the season of goodwill, so we didn't take exception. = Nevertheless, lips curled and there were low, muttering sounds.</P> <P>"I mean to say", she continued on a roll, "You always pronounce the = short 'A' in such as the words paaaath and baaath".</P> <P>Changing the subject, we kept the old&nbsp;bat company until it was = time to enter the cathedral and the service commenced with "Once in = Royal". Our adopted "Great Aunt" bristled as the local Town Councillor = read the lesson, "An it kem ta pass, that a degree went owt from Seizure = Awgustis that all t"wurld shud be texed...."</P> <P>Credit where credit is due, the old girl entered into the spirit of the = carols, even if she had a voice which was more in the manner of a bleat, = by a sheep on heat, than a human being. Her strident tones overpowered = everyone around her; even when the verses were clearly marked "Boys only" = or "Men only".</P> <P>Then we spotted it!&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The challenge to end = all challenges!</P> <P>As the next carol commenced, we could barely contain our excitement as = the offending word approached. </P> <P>Would "Great Aunt" sing a short 'A' as a Yorkshireman would, or would = she utter a swear word by using the longer version of the "A"?</P> <P>This was classic double-bind....the elephant trap was sprung, and a = simple carol was about to take her captive.</P> <P>But "Great Aunt" was not easily outflanked, and as she bleated happily, = her eyes revolved ominously;&nbsp; clearly sensing danger as she observed = our gleeful grins and impish expectations.</P> <P>At the exact moment of impeding disaster, heads turned and all eyes = fell upon "Great Aunt Muriel".</P> <P>Without a moment's&nbsp; hesitation, she turned us, and with an acidic, = smug smile, deftly avoided crisis as she sang,........ "The Ox and = MULE!"</P> <P>Of course, we all sang very loudly, "The Ox and ARSE!"</P> <P>It must have given her some sort of satisfaction to know that we were = either hoodlems or educable after all !!</P> <P>Regards,</P> <P>Colin Mitchell UK</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P><p><p><br><hr size=3D1><a = href=3D"http://uk.yahoo.com/mail/tagline_xtra/?http://uk.docs.yahoo.com/mai= l_storage.html"><b><font face=3D"Arial" size=3D"2">With Yahoo! Mail you = can get a bigger mailbox -- choose a size that fits your = needs</font></b></a><br> --0-356121383-1041222730=3D:71746--  
(back) Subject: Re: Christmas Organ Music From: <ProOrgo53@aol.com> Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2002 23:36:51 EST     --part1_f5.274ab52d.2b412763_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 12/18/2002 11:08:38 PM Central Standard Time, Beau.Surratt@theatreorgans.com writes:   > Postlude- "Flourish on Joy to the World" Michael G. Dell > Publisher?   Dale G. Rider, MSM, CAGO Organist/Director of Music Ministries First Baptist Church /American Kansas City, Missouri Volunteer Staff Organist Community of Christ Auditorium & Temple Independence, Missouri   --part1_f5.274ab52d.2b412763_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SERIF" = FACE=3D"Times New Roman" LANG=3D"0">In a message dated 12/18/2002 11:08:38 = PM Central Standard Time, Beau.Surratt@theatreorgans.com writes:<BR> <BR> <BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px"></FONT><FONT = COLOR=3D"#000000" style=3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ffffff" SIZE=3D2 = FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0">Postlude- "Flourish on Joy = to the World" Michael G. Dell<BR> </BLOCKQUOTE><B><I><U><BR> </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" style=3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ffffff" = SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SERIF" FACE=3D"Times New Roman" = LANG=3D"0">Publisher?</B></I></U><BR> <BR> </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" style=3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ffffff" = SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SERIF" FACE=3D"Book Antiqua" LANG=3D"0">Dale G. Rider, = </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" style=3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ffffff" = SIZE=3D1 FAMILY=3D"SERIF" FACE=3D"Book Antiqua" LANG=3D"0"><I>MSM, = CAGO<BR> Organist/Director of Music Ministries</I><BR> </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" style=3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ffffff" = SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SERIF" FACE=3D"Book Antiqua" LANG=3D"0"><B>First = Baptist Church</B> /American<BR> Kansas City, Missouri<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <I>Volunteer Staff = Organist</I><BR> <B><I>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </I>Community of = Christ</B> Auditorium &amp; Temple<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Independence, = Missouri<BR> </FONT></HTML> --part1_f5.274ab52d.2b412763_boundary--  
(back) Subject: RE: Funny Xmas stories - The Ox and the Ass From: "Cheryl Van Ornam" <cvanornam@newtonpres.org> Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 00:48:14 -0500   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=3D_NextPart_000_00AD_01C2AF9D.22D536C0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Hello,   Have you thought of writing stories? I am currently reading a book by = James Herriot and perhaps there should be church music stories written in such a style, if for no other reason than to help those of us in the profession keep our sense of perspective and humor (particularly after a busy Advent/Christmas season!!).   Sincerely, Cheryl -----Original Message----- From: pipechat@pipechat.org [mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org]On Behalf Of Colin Mitchell Sent: Sunday, December 29, 2002 11:32 PM To: pipechat@pipechat.org Subject: Funny Xmas stories - The Ox and the Ass     Hello,   Robert Clooney's catalogue of musical disasters saw fresh coffee running down my nose as I choked with laughter....wonderful!   I just cannot compete with THAT!   However, I do have an amusing story to tell as follows:-   Some years ago, a groups of us decided to go along to the Service of 9 Lessons & Carols at Ripon Cathedral, here in Yorkshire........we met = outside the magnificent West Door half an hour before "Kick Off".   One of our troupe brought along his elderly Great Aunt; a women of great severity, brevity, longevity and gravity. In fact, she was an absolute bitch, and still regarded India (where she was born and may well have been worshipped by the Hindus!) as one of the Colonies. In fact, she was so utterly obnoxious, we all adored her and wanted to adopt her. She had all the emotional demeanour of Bette Davis as "Baby Jane Hudson" and the = festive dress sense of Morticia Adams.....deep black!   With her black umbrella furled and tucked beneath her arm, she was oblivious to the cold as we all shivered in the freezing fog. With characteristic charity, she firmly declined to retire to the local hostlery....instead, drawing attention to her superior character and breeding by questioning our Yorkshire dialect.   "My dears, I can never understend whay it is that you people from York-Shire alwheys pronounce the 'A' vowel incorrectly", her jaw defiant like Margaret Rutherford's.   It was, after all, the season of goodwill, so we didn't take exception. Nevertheless, lips curled and there were low, muttering sounds.   "I mean to say", she continued on a roll, "You always pronounce the = short 'A' in such as the words paaaath and baaath".   Changing the subject, we kept the old bat company until it was time to enter the cathedral and the service commenced with "Once in Royal". Our adopted "Great Aunt" bristled as the local Town Councillor read the = lesson, "An it kem ta pass, that a degree went owt from Seizure Awgustis that all t"wurld shud be texed...."   Credit where credit is due, the old girl entered into the spirit of the carols, even if she had a voice which was more in the manner of a bleat, = by a sheep on heat, than a human being. Her strident tones overpowered = everyone around her; even when the verses were clearly marked "Boys only" or "Men only".   Then we spotted it! The challenge to end all challenges!   As the next carol commenced, we could barely contain our excitement as = the offending word approached.   Would "Great Aunt" sing a short 'A' as a Yorkshireman would, or would = she utter a swear word by using the longer version of the "A"?   This was classic double-bind....the elephant trap was sprung, and a = simple carol was about to take her captive.   But "Great Aunt" was not easily outflanked, and as she bleated happily, her eyes revolved ominously; clearly sensing danger as she observed our gleeful grins and impish expectations.   At the exact moment of impeding disaster, heads turned and all eyes fell upon "Great Aunt Muriel".   Without a moment's hesitation, she turned us, and with an acidic, smug smile, deftly avoided crisis as she sang,........ "The Ox and MULE!"   Of course, we all sang very loudly, "The Ox and ARSE!"   It must have given her some sort of satisfaction to know that we were either hoodlems or educable after all !!   Regards,   Colin Mitchell UK                         ---------------------------------------------------------------------------= - -- With Yahoo! Mail you can get a bigger mailbox -- choose a size that fits your needs     ------=3D_NextPart_000_00AD_01C2AF9D.22D536C0 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 5.00.3315.2870" name=3D3DGENERATOR></HEAD> <BODY> <DIV><FONT color=3D3D#0000ff face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2><SPAN=3D20 class=3D3D083084505-30122002>Hello,</SPAN></FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D3D#0000ff face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2><SPAN=3D20 class=3D3D083084505-30122002></SPAN></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D3D#0000ff face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2><SPAN =3D class=3D3D083084505-30122002>Have=3D20 you thought of writing stories?&nbsp; I am currently reading a book by =3D James=3D20 Herriot and perhaps there should be church music stories written in such = =3D a=3D20 style, if for no other reason than to help those of us in the profession = =3D keep=3D20 our sense of perspective and humor (particularly after a busy =3D Advent/Christmas=3D20 season!!).</SPAN></FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D3D#0000ff face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2><SPAN=3D20 class=3D3D083084505-30122002></SPAN></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D3D#0000ff face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2><SPAN=3D20 class=3D3D083084505-30122002>Sincerely,</SPAN></FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT color=3D3D#0000ff face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2><SPAN=3D20 class=3D3D083084505-30122002>Cheryl</SPAN></FONT></DIV> <BLOCKQUOTE> <DIV align=3D3Dleft class=3D3DOutlookMessageHeader dir=3D3Dltr><FONT =3D face=3D3DTahoma=3D20 size=3D3D2>-----Original Message-----<BR><B>From:</B> =3D pipechat@pipechat.org=3D20 [mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org]<B>On Behalf Of </B>Colin=3D20 Mitchell<BR><B>Sent:</B> Sunday, December 29, 2002 11:32 =3D PM<BR><B>To:</B>=3D20 pipechat@pipechat.org<BR><B>Subject:</B> Funny Xmas stories - The Ox =3D and the=3D20 Ass<BR><BR></DIV></FONT> <P>Hello,</P> <P>Robert Clooney's catalogue of musical disasters saw fresh coffee =3D running=3D20 down my nose as I choked with laughter....wonderful!</P> <P>I just cannot compete with THAT!</P> <P>However, I do have an amusing story to tell as follows:-</P> <P>Some years ago, a groups of us decided to go along to the Service =3D of 9=3D20 Lessons &amp; Carols at Ripon Cathedral, here in Yorkshire........we =3D met=3D20 outside the magnificent West Door half an hour before "Kick Off".</P> <P>One of our troupe brought along his elderly Great Aunt; a women of = =3D great=3D20 severity, brevity, longevity and gravity. In fact, she was an absolute = =3D bitch,=3D20 and still regarded India (where she was born and may well have been =3D worshipped=3D20 by the Hindus!) as one of the Colonies. In fact, she was so utterly =3D obnoxious,=3D20 we all adored her and wanted to adopt her. She had all the emotional =3D demeanour=3D20 of Bette Davis as "Baby Jane Hudson" and the festive dress sense of =3D Morticia=3D20 Adams.....deep black!</P> <P>With her black umbrella furled and tucked beneath her arm, she = was=3D20 oblivious to the cold as we all shivered in the freezing fog. With=3D20 characteristic charity, she firmly declined to retire to the local=3D20 hostlery....instead, drawing attention to her superior character and =3D breeding=3D20 by questioning our Yorkshire dialect.</P> <P>"My dears, I can never understend whay it is that you people = from=3D20 York-Shire alwheys pronounce the 'A' vowel incorrectly", her jaw =3D defiant like=3D20 Margaret Rutherford's.</P> <P>It was, after all, the season of goodwill, so we didn't take =3D exception.=3D20 Nevertheless, lips curled and there were low, muttering sounds.</P> <P>"I mean to say", she continued on a roll, "You always pronounce the = =3D short=3D20 'A' in such as the words paaaath and baaath".</P> <P>Changing the subject, we kept the old&nbsp;bat company until it was =3D time to=3D20 enter the cathedral and the service commenced with "Once in Royal". =3D Our=3D20 adopted "Great Aunt" bristled as the local Town Councillor read the =3D lesson,=3D20 "An it kem ta pass, that a degree went owt from Seizure Awgustis that = =3D all=3D20 t"wurld shud be texed...."</P> <P>Credit where credit is due, the old girl entered into the spirit of = =3D the=3D20 carols, even if she had a voice which was more in the manner of a =3D bleat, by a=3D20 sheep on heat, than a human being. Her strident tones overpowered =3D everyone=3D20 around her; even when the verses were clearly marked "Boys only" or =3D "Men=3D20 only".</P> <P>Then we spotted it!&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The challenge to = =3D end all=3D20 challenges!</P> <P>As the next carol commenced, we could barely contain our excitement = =3D as the=3D20 offending word approached. </P> <P>Would "Great Aunt" sing a short 'A' as a Yorkshireman would, or =3D would she=3D20 utter a swear word by using the longer version of the "A"?</P> <P>This was classic double-bind....the elephant trap was sprung, and a = =3D simple=3D20 carol was about to take her captive.</P> <P>But "Great Aunt" was not easily outflanked, and as she bleated =3D happily, her=3D20 eyes revolved ominously;&nbsp; clearly sensing danger as she observed = =3D our=3D20 gleeful grins and impish expectations.</P> <P>At the exact moment of impeding disaster, heads turned and all eyes = =3D fell=3D20 upon "Great Aunt Muriel".</P> <P>Without a moment's&nbsp; hesitation, she turned us, and with an =3D acidic,=3D20 smug smile, deftly avoided crisis as she sang,........ "The Ox and =3D MULE!"</P> <P>Of course, we all sang very loudly, "The Ox and ARSE!"</P> <P>It must have given her some sort of satisfaction to know that we =3D were=3D20 either hoodlems or educable after all !!</P> <P>Regards,</P> <P>Colin Mitchell UK</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P> <P><BR> <HR SIZE=3D3D1> <A=3D20 =3D href=3D3D"http://uk.yahoo.com/mail/tagline_xtra/?http://uk.docs.yahoo.com/m= =3D ail_storage.html"><B><FONT=3D20 face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>With Yahoo! Mail you can get a bigger mailbox = -- =3D choose a=3D20 size that fits your =3D needs</FONT></B></A><BR></BLOCKQUOTE></BODY></HTML>   ------=3D_NextPart_000_00AD_01C2AF9D.22D536C0--    
(back) Subject: Re: Organ-shaped junque From: <Gfc234@aol.com> Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2002 23:50:02 EST     --part1_10f.1c3b85fd.2b412a7a_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Alan, Sorry you had to take "classical" organ lessons on a c3! I was just = teasing you ! I think Hammond actually refers to the c3 as being "console style" = and the b3 as a spinet. If you think about it, the c3 is in a "church style" cabinet because of the paneling on the back and sides of the organ and the =   way the top closes. It is like a pipe organ console. I have heard it = refered to as church style. I will do some research. By the way, if anyone has heard Jimmy Smith, Larry Young or Don Patterson (the trinity of jazz organ =   greats) records, they were all recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's studios in = New Jersey on a C3!--not a B3. The reason the Larry Young records have such a =   clean sound is because the engineer didn't use the leslie speaker and went =   straght from the organ into the mixer. Just an interesting bit of = trivia-I'm guessing that maybe two of you know who any of these people are... In good humor, Gregory   --part1_10f.1c3b85fd.2b412a7a_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>Alan, <BR>Sorry you had to take &nbsp;"classical" organ lessons on a c3! &nbsp;I = was just teasing you ! &nbsp;I think Hammond actually refers to the c3 as = being "console style" and the b3 as a spinet. &nbsp;If you think about it, = the c3 is in a "church style" cabinet because of the paneling on the back = and sides of the organ and the way the top closes. &nbsp;It is like a pipe = organ console. I have heard it refered to as church style. &nbsp;I will do = some research. &nbsp;By the way, if anyone has heard Jimmy Smith, Larry = Young or Don Patterson (the trinity of jazz organ greats) records, they = were all recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's studios in New Jersey on a C3!--not = a B3. &nbsp;The reason the Larry Young records have such a clean sound is = because the engineer didn't use the leslie speaker and went straght from = the organ into the mixer. &nbsp;Just an interesting bit of trivia-I'm = guessing that maybe two of you know who any of these people are... <BR>In good humor, <BR>Gregory</FONT></HTML>   --part1_10f.1c3b85fd.2b412a7a_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: one organist's trash ... and start/run switches From: <Gfc234@aol.com> Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2002 23:56:32 EST     --part1_8f.273c6204.2b412c00_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 12/29/2002 8:07:17 PM Central Standard Time, quilisma@socal.rr.com writes:     > I can't resist pointing out that the Hammond is the ONLY electronic for > which a literature HAS developed: gospel, jazz, rock, etc. ... and the > purists are having NONE of the newer synthesized fake B-3 sounds, either > (chuckle). > >   You are right! I have 2 1959 B3's and also a Roland Vk7 for gigs. = Playing anything but the real thing is torture. Its like playing an Allen = compared to a Casavant or something...They are pretty damn close in terms of sound, =   but the experienced player can immediately feel the difference and hear = the problems (the chorus drives me CRAZY).   --part1_8f.273c6204.2b412c00_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 = 12/29/2002 8:07:17 PM Central Standard Time, quilisma@socal.rr.com writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">I can't resist = pointing out that the Hammond is the ONLY electronic for <BR>which a literature HAS developed: gospel, jazz, rock, etc. ... and the <BR>purists are having NONE of the newer synthesized fake B-3 sounds, = either <BR>(chuckle). <BR> <BR></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR> <BR>You are right! &nbsp;I have 2 1959 B3's &nbsp;and also a Roland Vk7 = for gigs. &nbsp;Playing anything but the real thing is torture. &nbsp;Its = like playing an Allen compared to a Casavant or something...They are = pretty damn close in terms of sound, but the experienced player can = immediately feel the difference and hear the problems (the chorus drives = me CRAZY).</FONT></HTML>   --part1_8f.273c6204.2b412c00_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: Organ-shaped junque From: "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net> Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 02:45:52 -0500   On 12/29/02 9:21 PM, "Adrianne Schutt" <maybe@pipcom.com> wrote:   > > At 08:00 PM 29/12/2002 -0500, Alan wrote: >> But when I see church being portrayed as a style of a cabinet, it = rankles me. > What am I missing? To me it makes sense, being used to > differentiate the furniture style of C/D/G organs (church style = cabinets) > from the "normal" Bs, the same way A100/H100/etc100 was called a "home > style". Not many people decorate their living rooms with quatrefoils = (the > "church style" element on C's), and venues weren't likely to want = internal > speakers and Queen Anne legs (which went well in homes). Would be = grateful > if you could help me understand what the offensive part is. > I think I said exactly the opposite of what I meant. Of course "church style" can define the cabinet. But ONLY the cabinet, right? The basic instrument is the same. No?   >> But yes, my first instrument was a c-3 for lessons at Pacific Lutheran >> College, 1952ish? > C3s (harmonic percussion, vibrato split between manuals) weren't > in production until January 1955. C2 (no perc), CV (no perc, vib for = both > manuals or none) maybe?   Hmmm. Must've been CV; it had vib, but no perc. > Alan    
(back) Subject: Re: Organ-shaped junque From: "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net> Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 02:55:15 -0500   > This message is in MIME format. Since your mail reader does not = understand this format, some or all of this message may not be legible.   --B_3124061715_19210994 Content-type: text/plain; charset=3D"ISO-8859-1" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable   On 12/29/02 11:50 PM, "Gfc234@aol.com" <Gfc234@aol.com> wrote:   > Alan,=3D20 > Sorry you had to take "classical" organ lessons on a c3! I was just = tea=3D sing > you ! I think Hammond actually refers to the c3 as being "console = style"=3D and > the b3 as a spinet. If you think about it, the c3 is in a "church = style" > cabinet because of the paneling on the back and sides of the organ and = th=3D e way > the top closes. It is like a pipe organ console. I have heard it = refered=3D to > as church style. I will do some research. >=3D20 Oh, it wasn=3DB9t that bad. After a couple months I got promoted to the = Baldwi=3D n Model 10. Gaggg.   Eventually to the brand new Casavant 3/44. But probably only because I helped with the installation.   Alan   P.S.: My teacher was R. Byard Fritts, father of Paul, who was then about = 2=3D ..   --B_3124061715_19210994 Content-type: text/html; charset=3D"ISO-8859-1" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable   <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Re: Organ-shaped junque</TITLE> </HEAD> <BODY> <FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman">On 12/29/02 11:50 PM, = &quot;Gfc234@aol.com&quo=3D t; &lt;Gfc234@aol.com&gt; wrote:<BR> <BR> </FONT><BLOCKQUOTE><FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman"><FONT = SIZE=3D3D"2">Alan, <BR> Sorry you had to take &nbsp;&quot;classical&quot; organ lessons on a c3! = &n=3D bsp;I was just teasing you ! &nbsp;I think Hammond actually refers to the = c3=3D as being &quot;console style&quot; and the b3 as a spinet. &nbsp;If you = thi=3D nk about it, the c3 is in a &quot;church style&quot; cabinet because of = the =3D paneling on the back and sides of the organ and the way the top closes. = &nbs=3D p;It is like a pipe organ console. I have heard it refered to as church = styl=3D e. &nbsp;I will do some research. &nbsp;<BR> <BR> </FONT></FONT></BLOCKQUOTE><FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman"><FONT = SIZE=3D3D"2">Oh, =3D it wasn&#8217;t that bad. &nbsp;After a couple months I got promoted to = the =3D Baldwin Model 10. &nbsp;Gaggg.<BR> <BR> Eventually to the brand new Casavant 3/44. &nbsp;But probably only because = =3D I helped with the installation.<BR> <BR> Alan<BR> <BR> P.S.: &nbsp;My teacher was R. Byard Fritts, father of Paul, who was then = ab=3D out 2.</FONT></FONT> </BODY> </HTML>     --B_3124061715_19210994--