PipeChat Digest #3205 - Friday, November 1, 2002
 
Re: Quintaton
  by <LLWheels@aol.com>
Ok, Why?
  by <Innkawgneeto@cs.com>
Diane Bish
  by <RMB10@aol.com>
Church of the Epiphany, Miami, FL
  by <RMB10@aol.com>
Re: Ok, Why?
  by <Gfc234@aol.com>
 

(back) Subject: Re: Quintaton From: <LLWheels@aol.com> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 00:25:28 EST     --part1_145.1b2d08b.2af36a48_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"ISO-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable     Richard Schneider wrote:     >The best musical use of a Quintation/Quintadena, etc. is OFF.=3D20 >Seriously: it is great as a sub-unison stop to give "gravity" to an >ensemble without heaviness.=3DA0 It can also be used with an 8' >Prestant/Principal/whatever to help "thicken" its sound for solo use >-again, without adding heaviness or in of itself being overbearing.   >It's also nice, either individually or adaptively, to use as a 16' Pedal >stop.   Maybe yes -- maybe no. Thirty - (cough, cough) some years ago as a = young=3D20 (and therefore invincible) student of Philip Gehring at Valparaiso = Universit=3D y=3D20 I was called upon to accompany the University Choir in Britten's "Rejoice = in=3D =3D20 the Lamb." As most of you know, the piece opens with a single unison C = in=3D20 the organ and then in the choir. I thought the Quintedena 16 on the = big=3D20 Schlicker (before Lynn Dobson's stunningly wonderful rebuild) was just = the=3D20 sound I was looking for. Come Sunday, Dr. Fleming gave the downbeat, = I=3D20 entered on cue, and the entire U-Choir came in singing a perfect fifth. = =3D20 After a deadly look from Herr Dr., he stopped the choir and we started = again=3D ..=3D20 Once again, a fifth. I could not imagine what the problem was, but = the=3D20 professor seemed pretty sure the problem was, somehow, ME. He mouthed = the=3D20 words JUST C to me and I decided that maybe the choir couldn't hear, and, = in=3D =3D20 a panic, pulled (or more correctly, tabbed) on the Violone 16, and = the=3D20 cantata started properly and proceeded from there. I expected a=3D20 tongue-lashing after the service but instead got, even worse, the = silent=3D20 treatment. Later a buddy -- a non-organist -- explained that from where = the=3D20 choir was, it sounded just like I was playing 2 notes -- a fifth, and=3D20 approximately half of the choir picked each pitch. I have never = willingly=3D20 used a Quintedena 16 since.     Larry Wheelock Director of Music Ministries Kenwood United Methodist Church Milwaukee, WI (musicdirector@Kenwood-UMC.org)         --part1_145.1b2d08b.2af36a48_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"ISO-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <HTML><FONT FACE=3D3Darial,helvetica><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" = FACE=3D3D"Geneva" F=3D AMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF" SIZE=3D3D"2" STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: = #FFFFFF"><BR> Richard Schneider wrote:<BR> <BR> <BR> &gt;The best musical use of a Quintation/Quintadena, etc. is OFF. <BR> &gt;Seriously: it is great as a sub-unison stop to give "gravity" to = an<BR> &gt;ensemble without heaviness.=3DA0 It can also be used with an 8'<BR> &gt;Prestant/Principal/whatever to help "thicken" its sound for solo = use<BR> &gt;-again, without adding heaviness or in of itself being = overbearing.<BR> <BR> &gt;It's also nice, either individually or adaptively, to use as a 16' = Pedal=3D <BR> &gt;stop.<BR> <BR> Maybe yes -- maybe no.&nbsp; Thirty - (cough, cough) some years ago as a = yo=3D ung (and therefore invincible) student of Philip Gehring at Valparaiso = Unive=3D rsity I was called upon to accompany the University Choir in Britten's = "Rejo=3D ice in the Lamb."&nbsp; As most of you know, the piece opens with a = single=3D20=3D unison C in the organ and then in the choir. I thought the Quintedena 16 = on=3D20=3D the big Schlicker (before Lynn Dobson's stunningly wonderful rebuild) was = ju=3D st the sound I was looking for.&nbsp; Come Sunday, Dr. Fleming gave the = dow=3D nbeat, I entered on cue, and the entire U-Choir came in singing a perfect = fi=3D fth.&nbsp; After a deadly look from Herr Dr., he stopped the choir and we = s=3D tarted again. Once again, a fifth. I could not imagine what the problem = was,=3D but the professor seemed pretty sure the problem was, somehow, ME. He = mouth=3D ed the words JUST C to me and I decided that maybe the choir couldn't = hear,=3D20=3D and, in a panic, pulled (or more correctly, tabbed) on the Violone 16, and = t=3D he cantata started properly and proceeded from there. I expected a tongue-la=3D shing after the service but instead got, even worse, the silent treatment. = L=3D ater a buddy -- a non-organist -- explained that from where the choir was, = i=3D t sounded just like I was playing 2 notes -- a fifth, and approximately = half=3D of the choir picked each pitch. I have never willingly used a Quintedena = 16=3D since.<BR> <BR> </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Geneva" FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF" = SIZE=3D3D"=3D 2" STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF"><BR> </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Helvetica Neue Bold Condensed" = LANG=3D =3D3D"0" SIZE=3D3D"3" STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF">Larry = Wheelock</FONT><=3D FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Geneva" FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF" = SIZE=3D3D"2" STYLE=3D =3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF"><BR> </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Helvetica Neue Bold Condensed" = LANG=3D =3D3D"0" SIZE=3D3D"3" STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF">Director of = Music Mini=3D stries</FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Geneva" = FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF" SI=3D ZE=3D3D"2" STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF"><BR> </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Helvetica Neue Bold Condensed" = LANG=3D =3D3D"0" SIZE=3D3D"3" STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF">Kenwood United = Methodi=3D st Church</FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Geneva" = FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF"=3D SIZE=3D3D"2" STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF"><BR> </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Helvetica Neue Bold Condensed" = LANG=3D =3D3D"0" SIZE=3D3D"3" STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF">Milwaukee, = WI</FONT><F=3D ONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Geneva" FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF" = SIZE=3D3D"2" STYLE=3D =3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF"><BR> </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Helvetica Neue Bold Condensed" = LANG=3D =3D3D"0" SIZE=3D3D"3" STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: = #FFFFFF">(musicdirector@Kenwood=3D -UMC.org)</FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Geneva" = FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF"=3D SIZE=3D3D"2" STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF"><BR> <BR> <BR> </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Courier" FAMILY=3D3D"FIXED" = SIZE=3D3D"1"=3D20=3D STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF"><I><BR> </I></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D3D"#000000" FACE=3D3D"Geneva" = FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF" SIZE=3D =3D3D"2" STYLE=3D3D"BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF"></FONT></HTML> --part1_145.1b2d08b.2af36a48_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Ok, Why? From: <Innkawgneeto@cs.com> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 00:32:51 EST     --part1_b9.2955c162.2af36c03_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Why do we park on a driveway and drive on a parkway?   Why is it a "harmonic" flute when it is a "solo" stop?   Neil by the Bay   --part1_b9.2955c162.2af36c03_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0">Why do we park on a driveway and drive on a = parkway?<BR> <BR> Why is it a "harmonic" flute when it is a "solo" stop?<BR> <BR> Neil by the Bay</FONT></HTML>   --part1_b9.2955c162.2af36c03_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Diane Bish From: <RMB10@aol.com> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 00:33:42 EST     --part1_151.16c35a0f.2af36c36_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Dear List- I was visiting with one of my friends this afternoon, while in Ft. Lauderdale, who happens to be good friends with Diane Bish. He informed = me that last night (Wednesday night-Thursday morning) Diane's home in Bloomington was destroyed by a disastrous fire which is surmised to be = caused by the furnace exploding. She is ok, but lost everything, including all = her music, her organ, clothing, car, etc. From what I understand, all she escaped with was the pair of pajamas she had on. Not everyone on this = list may appreciate her or her music, but she needs our prayers right now.   Monty Bennett   --part1_151.16c35a0f.2af36c36_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">Dear List-<BR> I was visiting with one of my friends this afternoon, while in Ft. = Lauderdale, who happens to be good friends with Diane Bish.&nbsp; He = informed me that last night (Wednesday night-Thursday morning) Diane's = home in Bloomington was destroyed by a disastrous fire which is surmised = to be caused by the furnace exploding.&nbsp; She is ok, but lost = everything, including all her music, her organ, clothing, car, etc.&nbsp; = From what I understand, all she escaped with was the pair of pajamas she = had on.&nbsp; Not everyone on this list may appreciate her or her music, = but she needs our prayers right now.&nbsp; <BR> <BR> Monty Bennett</FONT></HTML>   --part1_151.16c35a0f.2af36c36_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Church of the Epiphany, Miami, FL From: <RMB10@aol.com> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 00:39:11 EST     --part1_d7.1fd3fe4a.2af36d7f_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   If anyone is in the Miami, Florida area on Nov. 24, make the effort to go hear the dedication recital of the new 3 man 69 rank Ruffatti organ at the =   Church of the Epiphany. Joyce Jones is playing the recital which is at 3:00pm. This organ is in a stunning room, but the instrument is one of = the nicest pipe organs I have played in a long time. It is much smoother than =   the Ruffatti at Spivey Hall in Atlanta, GA. This instrument is very = silvery, but still has some punch to it. It's both tonally and visually gorgeous. = I played it today for well over an hour and had a great time. This organ is =   the last organ that had Ted Alan Worth's hand into the drawing up of the spec. Stop in and hear/play it if you're going to be in the Miami = area--it's well worth the trip!!!   Monty Bennett   --part1_d7.1fd3fe4a.2af36d7f_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">If anyone is in the Miami, Florida = area on Nov. 24, make the effort to go hear the dedication recital of the = new 3 man 69 rank Ruffatti organ at the Church of the Epiphany.&nbsp; = Joyce Jones is playing the recital which is at 3:00pm.&nbsp; This organ is = in a stunning room, but the instrument is one of the nicest pipe organs I = have played in a long time.&nbsp; It is much smoother than the Ruffatti at = Spivey Hall in Atlanta, GA.&nbsp; This instrument is very silvery, but = still has some punch to it.&nbsp; It's both tonally and visually = gorgeous.&nbsp; I played it today for well over an hour and had a great = time.&nbsp; This organ is the last organ that had Ted Alan Worth's hand = into the drawing up of the spec.&nbsp; Stop in and hear/play it if you're = going to be in the Miami area--it's well worth the trip!!!<BR> <BR> Monty Bennett</FONT></HTML>   --part1_d7.1fd3fe4a.2af36d7f_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: Ok, Why? From: <Gfc234@aol.com> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 00:46:14 EST     --part1_25.30310eb6.2af36f26_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   a harmonic flute is an overblown flute stop. This causes the harmonics of =   the overtone series to be more audible. gfc   --part1_25.30310eb6.2af36f26_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>a harmonic flute is an = overblown flute stop. &nbsp;This causes the harmonics of the overtone = series to be more audible. <BR>gfc</FONT></HTML>   --part1_25.30310eb6.2af36f26_boundary--