PipeChat Digest #3179 - Tuesday, October 15, 2002
 
Re: silence is golden
  by "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net>
Re: New Mander Organ
  by "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@mindspring.com>
Re: New Mander Organ
  by "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net>
Re: silence is golden
  by "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@mindspring.com>
Re: silence is golden
  by "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net>
Re: silence is golden
  by "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@mindspring.com>
Re: New Mander Organ
  by "Hugh Drogemuller" <hdrogemuller@sympatico.ca>
Re: silence is golden
  by "Peter Harrison" <peter@phmusic.co.uk>
 

(back) Subject: Re: silence is golden From: "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net> Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 21:15:16 -0400   > 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_3117474916_16562781 Content-type: text/plain; charset=3D"ISO-8859-1" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable   On 10/14/02 9:02 PM, "Cremona502@cs.com" <Cremona502@cs.com> wrote:   > In a message dated 10/14/02 7:52:35 PM Eastern Daylight Time, > pemmons@wcupa.edu writes: >=3D20 >=3D20 >> A parishioner friend relates how one Sunday morning, however, over = twent=3D y >> minutes or half an hour, he built up to the climactic line: "... and = the >> odor of sanctity filled the house of God!" In the ensuing silence, as = if=3D on >> cue, a certain elderly congregant known for flatulence let out a big = one=3D .. I >> suppose that the good rector brought that sermon to a quick close as >> gracefully as possible. >>=3D20 >=3D20 > My still favorite well-placed natural event was when a dog wandered into = =3D the > un-airconditioned church one hot summer Sunday. The minister (who = took > advantage of natural occurrences such as thunder, rain, etc. during his > sermons by saying, "Now that's a sign from God"), basically ignored the = p=3D ooch > as he walked around the area in front of the pulpit, finally taking a = sea=3D t and > looking up at the preacher. The preacher continued until the little = dog=3D , for > some reason, stood, walked over to the rail beneath the pulpit, lifted = hi=3D s leg > and "made his mark." The preacher looked down at the dog and said, = "No=3D w > THAT'S a sign from God," closed his notes and left the pulpit. >=3D20 > Bruce in the Muttastery at Howling Acres = http://members.tripod.com/Brucon=3D 502 > ...an opportunity for health & wealth http://visionsuccess.com/BC2053   IS SOMEBODY COLLECTING THESE STORIES? IF NOT, GET ON IT!   I=3DB9ll buy them for Christmas presents.   Alan   --B_3117474916_16562781 Content-type: text/html; charset=3D"ISO-8859-1" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable   <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Re: silence is golden</TITLE> </HEAD> <BODY> <FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman">On 10/14/02 9:02 PM, = &quot;Cremona502@cs.com&q=3D uot; &lt;Cremona502@cs.com&gt; wrote:<BR> <BR> </FONT><BLOCKQUOTE><FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman"><FONT SIZE=3D3D"2">In = a message=3D dated 10/14/02 7:52:35 PM Eastern Daylight Time, pemmons@wcupa.edu = writes: =3D <BR> <BR> <BR> </FONT></FONT><BLOCKQUOTE><FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman"><FONT = SIZE=3D3D"2">A par=3D ishioner friend relates how one Sunday morning, however, over twenty <BR> minutes or half an hour, he built up to the climactic line: &quot;... and = t=3D he <BR> odor of sanctity filled the house of God!&quot; In the ensuing silence, as = =3D if on <BR> cue, a certain elderly congregant known for flatulence let out a big one. = &=3D nbsp;I <BR> suppose that the good rector brought that sermon to a quick close as <BR> gracefully as possible. <BR> </FONT><BR> </FONT></BLOCKQUOTE><FONT SIZE=3D3D"2"><FONT FACE=3D3D"Arial"><BR> My still favorite well-placed natural event was when a dog wandered into = th=3D e un-airconditioned church one hot summer Sunday. &nbsp;&nbsp;The minister = &=3D nbsp;(who took advantage of natural occurrences such as thunder, rain, = etc. =3D during his sermons by saying, &quot;Now that's a sign from God&quot;), = basic=3D ally ignored the pooch as he walked around the area in front of the = pulpit, =3D finally taking a seat and looking up at the preacher. &nbsp;&nbsp;The = preach=3D er continued until the little dog, for some reason, stood, walked over to = th=3D e rail beneath the pulpit, lifted his leg and &quot;made his mark.&quot; = &nb=3D sp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The preacher looked down at the dog and said, &quot;Now = THAT'=3D S a sign from God,&quot; &nbsp;closed his notes and left the pulpit. <BR> <BR> Bruce in the Muttastery at Howling Acres = http://members.tripod.com/Brucon50=3D 2 <BR> ....an opportunity for health &amp; wealth = &nbsp;http://visionsuccess.com/BC=3D 2053</FONT></FONT><FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman"> <BR> </FONT></BLOCKQUOTE><FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman"><BR> IS SOMEBODY COLLECTING THESE STORIES? &nbsp;IF NOT, GET ON IT!<BR> <BR> I&#8217;ll buy them for Christmas presents.<BR> <BR> Alan</FONT> </BODY> </HTML>     --B_3117474916_16562781--    
(back) Subject: Re: New Mander Organ From: "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@mindspring.com> Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 20:39:22 -0500   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=3D_NextPart_000_001B_01C273C1.C74893E0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"UTF-8" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   In the town I grew up in, Taunton, England, the Methodist Church =3D arguably had the best organ in town (notwithstanding that two Anglican =3D churches had Father Willis organs and another had a fine Hill). The =3D instrument was a three manual tracker built by a little-known builder, =3D James Phillpott of Exeter, dating from 1878. It had among other things = =3D a 16' polished tin facade and other tin ranks inside, reeds by Henri =3D Zimmermann of Paris (Cavaille-Coll's shallot maker), beautifully =3D articulate flutes, good choruses with mixtures on the Great and Swell, =3D and a 32' Double Open Wood. The organist there, the late H. Howell =3D Reed, was one of my organ teachers, and had been brought up a High =3D Anglican but converted to Methodism; his beautiful "Magnificat and Nunc = =3D Dimmittis in B Minor" (published by Novello but long out of print) is =3D now, alas, largely unknown. He probably also had the best choir in =3D Taunton. =3D20   The Wesleys were of course all very musical -- I was at school with S.S. = =3D Wesley's great-grandson and he was very musical too -- but I guess they = =3D don't count because they were all Church of England (except Samuel =3D Wesley who was Roman Catholic for a time). Nevertheless, the more =3D important early Methodist churches had pipe organs (at a time when =3D Congregationalists, Presbyterians, etc., generally rejected instrumental = =3D music), and they had some quite fine instruments from the first.   John Speller=3D20   ----- Original Message -----=3D20 From: Chicaleee@aol.com=3D20 To: pipechat@pipechat.org=3D20 Sent: Sunday, October 13, 2002 11:10 PM Subject: Re: New Mander Organ     In a message dated 10/13/02 8:40:26 PM Central Daylight Time, =3D acfreed0904@earthlink.net writes:=3D20         I become curious about what that means. Methodists = aren=3DE2=3D80=3D99t =3D expected to have fine pipe organs? Historically, they = don=3DE2=3D80=3D99t, =3D but you=3DE2=3D80=3D99re glad for exceptions such as this one? If I WERE = a =3D Methodist, I think I=3DE2=3D80=3D99d take exception to your comment.   Alan             The two Methodist churches in which I have played did have pipe organs = =3D and the music was appreciated. The Methodist church in this little town = =3D has the largest pipe organ and a great music program, still using =3D classical organ repertoire for the Prelude, Offertory and Postlude. =3D20   ------=3D_NextPart_000_001B_01C273C1.C74893E0 Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"UTF-8" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META content=3D3D"text/html; charset=3D3Dutf-8" = http-equiv=3D3DContent-Type> <META content=3D3D"MSHTML 5.00.2919.6307" name=3D3DGENERATOR> <STYLE></STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>In the town I grew up in, Taunton, = =3D England, the=3D20 Methodist Church arguably had the best organ in town (notwithstanding =3D that two=3D20 Anglican churches had Father Willis organs and another had a fine=3D20 Hill).&nbsp;&nbsp;The instrument was a three manual tracker built by = a=3D20 little-known builder, James Phillpott of Exeter, dating from 1878.&nbsp; = =3D It had=3D20 among other things a 16' polished tin facade and other tin ranks inside, = =3D reeds=3D20 by Henri Zimmermann of Paris (Cavaille-Coll's shallot maker), =3D beautifully=3D20 articulate flutes, good choruses with mixtures on the Great and Swell, =3D and a 32'=3D20 Double Open Wood.&nbsp; The organist there, the late H. Howell Reed, was = =3D one of=3D20 my organ teachers, and had been brought up a High Anglican but converted = =3D to=3D20 Methodism; his beautiful "Magnificat and Nunc Dimmittis in B Minor" =3D (published=3D20 by Novello but long out of print) is now, alas, largely unknown.&nbsp; =3D He=3D20 probably also had the best choir in Taunton.&nbsp; </FONT></DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>The Wesleys were of course all very =3D musical -- I=3D20 was at school with S.S. Wesley's great-grandson and he was very musical = =3D too=3D20 --&nbsp;but I guess they don't count because they were all Church of =3D England=3D20 (except Samuel Wesley who was Roman Catholic for a time).&nbsp; =3D Nevertheless,=3D20 the more important early Methodist churches had pipe organs (at a time =3D when=3D20 Congregationalists, Presbyterians, etc., generally rejected instrumental = =3D music),=3D20 and they had some quite fine instruments from the first.</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>John Speller</FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV>----- Original Message ----- </DIV> <BLOCKQUOTE=3D20 style=3D3D"BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: = =3D 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; PADDING-RIGHT: 0px"> <DIV=3D20 style=3D3D"BACKGROUND: #e4e4e4; FONT: 10pt arial; font-color: =3D black"><B>From:</B>=3D20 <A href=3D3D"mailto:Chicaleee@aol.com"=3D20 title=3D3DChicaleee@aol.com>Chicaleee@aol.com</A> </DIV> <DIV style=3D3D"FONT: 10pt arial"><B>To:</B> <A=3D20 href=3D3D"mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org"=3D20 title=3D3Dpipechat@pipechat.org>pipechat@pipechat.org</A> </DIV> <DIV style=3D3D"FONT: 10pt arial"><B>Sent:</B> Sunday, October 13, 2002 = =3D 11:10=3D20 PM</DIV> <DIV style=3D3D"FONT: 10pt arial"><B>Subject:</B> Re: New Mander =3D Organ</DIV> <DIV><BR></DIV><FONT face=3D3Darial,helvetica><FONT face=3D3DArial =3D lang=3D3D0 size=3D3D2=3D20 FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF">In a message dated 10/13/02 8:40:26 PM Central = =3D Daylight=3D20 Time, <A =3D href=3D3D"mailto:acfreed0904@earthlink.net">acfreed0904@earthlink.net</A>= =3D20 writes: <BR><BR><BR> <BLOCKQUOTE=3D20 style=3D3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; =3D MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px"=3D20 TYPE=3D3D"CITE"><BR></FONT><FONT color=3D3D#000000 face=3D3D"Times New = =3D Roman" lang=3D3D0=3D20 size=3D3D2 FAMILY=3D3D"SERIF">I become curious about what that = means.=3D20 &nbsp;Methodists aren=3DE2=3D80=3D99t expected to have fine pipe = organs?=3D20 &nbsp;Historically, they don=3DE2=3D80=3D99t, but you=3DE2=3D80=3D99re = glad for =3D exceptions such as this=3D20 one? &nbsp;If I WERE a Methodist, I think I=3DE2=3D80=3D99d take = exception =3D to your=3D20 comment.<BR><BR>Alan<BR></FONT><FONT color=3D3D#0f0f0f face=3D3DArial = =3D lang=3D3D0 size=3D3D2=3D20 =3D FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF"><BR><BR><BR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR></FONT></FONT><FONT=3D2= 0 color=3D3D#000000 face=3D3DArial lang=3D3D0 size=3D3D2 =3D FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF"><BR>The two=3D20 Methodist churches in which I have played did have pipe organs and the = =3D music=3D20 was appreciated. &nbsp;The Methodist church in this little town has =3D the=3D20 largest pipe organ and a great music program, still using classical =3D organ=3D20 repertoire for the Prelude, Offertory and=3D20 Postlude.&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></BLOCKQUOTE></BODY></HTML>   ------=3D_NextPart_000_001B_01C273C1.C74893E0--    
(back) Subject: Re: New Mander Organ From: "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net> Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 22:11:36 -0400   > 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_3117478297_16766093 Content-type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-transfer-encoding: 7bit   On 10/14/02 9:39 PM, "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@mindspring.com> wrote:   > In the town I grew up in, Taunton, England, the Methodist Church = arguably had > the best organ in town (notwithstanding that two Anglican churches had = Father > Willis organs and another had a fine Hill). The instrument was a three = manual > tracker built by a little-known builder, James Phillpott of Exeter, = dating > from 1878. It had among other things a 16' polished tin facade and = other tin > ranks inside, reeds by Henri Zimmermann of Paris (Cavaille-Coll's = shallot > maker), beautifully articulate flutes, good choruses with mixtures on = the > Great and Swell, and a 32' Double Open Wood. The organist there, the = late H. > Howell Reed, was one of my organ teachers, and had been brought up a = High > Anglican but converted to Methodism; his beautiful "Magnificat and Nunc > Dimmittis in B Minor" (published by Novello but long out of print) is = now, > alas, largely unknown. He probably also had the best choir in Taunton. > > The Wesleys were of course all very musical -- I was at school with S.S. > Wesley's great-grandson and he was very musical too -- but I guess they = don't > count because they were all Church of England (except Samuel Wesley who = was > Roman Catholic for a time). Nevertheless, the more important early = Methodist > churches had pipe organs (at a time when Congregationalists, = Presbyterians, > etc., generally rejected instrumental music), and they had some quite = fine > instruments from the first. > John Speller   Thank you, John Speller. Recounts like this are easily lost. Is anyone keeping up with them? Some Methodist church music historian should be footnoting recollections like this. I hope she is.   Alan     --B_3117478297_16766093 Content-type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable   <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Re: New Mander Organ</TITLE> </HEAD> <BODY> <FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman">On 10/14/02 9:39 PM, &quot;John L. = Speller&quo=3D t; &lt;jlspeller@mindspring.com&gt; wrote:<BR> <BR> </FONT><BLOCKQUOTE><FONT SIZE=3D3D"2"><FONT FACE=3D3D"Arial">In the town I = grew up =3D in, Taunton, England, the Methodist Church arguably had the best organ in = to=3D wn (notwithstanding that two Anglican churches had Father Willis organs = and =3D another had a fine Hill). &nbsp;The instrument was a three manual tracker = bu=3D ilt by a little-known builder, James Phillpott of Exeter, dating from = 1878. =3D &nbsp;It had among other things a 16' polished tin facade and other tin = rank=3D s inside, reeds by Henri Zimmermann of Paris (Cavaille-Coll's shallot = maker)=3D , beautifully articulate flutes, good choruses with mixtures on the Great = an=3D d Swell, and a 32' Double Open Wood. &nbsp;The organist there, the late H. = H=3D owell Reed, was one of my organ teachers, and had been brought up a High = Ang=3D lican but converted to Methodism; his beautiful &quot;Magnificat and Nunc = Di=3D mmittis in B Minor&quot; (published by Novello but long out of print) is = now=3D , alas, largely unknown. &nbsp;He probably also had the best choir in = Taunto=3D n. &nbsp;<BR> </FONT></FONT><FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman"> <BR> </FONT><FONT SIZE=3D3D"2"><FONT FACE=3D3D"Arial">The Wesleys were of = course all ver=3D y musical -- I was at school with S.S. Wesley's great-grandson and he was = ve=3D ry musical too -- but I guess they don't count because they were all = Church =3D of England (except Samuel Wesley who was Roman Catholic for a time). = &nbsp;N=3D evertheless, the more important early Methodist churches had pipe organs = (at=3D a time when Congregationalists, Presbyterians, etc., generally rejected = ins=3D trumental music), and they had some quite fine instruments from the = first.<B=3D R> </FONT></FONT><FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman"> <BR> </FONT></BLOCKQUOTE><FONT SIZE=3D3D"2"><FONT FACE=3D3D"Arial">John Speller<BR> </FONT></FONT><FONT FACE=3D3D"Times New Roman"><BR> Thank you, John Speller. &nbsp;Recounts like this are easily lost. = &nbsp;Is=3D anyone keeping up with them? &nbsp;Some Methodist church music historian = sh=3D ould be footnoting recollections like this. &nbsp;I hope she is.<BR> <BR> Alan<BR> </FONT> </BODY> </HTML>     --B_3117478297_16766093--    
(back) Subject: Re: silence is golden From: "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@mindspring.com> Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 21:13:40 -0500   It is interesting you should mention the Rev. George William Rutler, since my wife used to be one of his congregation at Good Shepherd, Rosemont. = She is now an Episcopal Priest, something of which he would doubtless disapprove. The one occasion I met him, I thought that Archbishop William Laud must have had resurrected and come back to life; he was certainly a striking and interesting character. I believe he is now one of the clergy at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in New York City.   John Speller   ----- Original Message ----- From: "Emmons, Paul" <pemmons@wcupa.edu> To: "'PipeChat'" <pipechat@pipechat.org> Sent: Monday, October 14, 2002 4:45 PM Subject: RE: silence is golden     > > Other "useful aids" include regular, quiet notes played on "chiff" = only, > resembling water dripping, and ambulance noises, > > and barking dog noises from the synthesizer . > > At the Church of the Good Shepherd, Rosemont, a dashing former rector named > Fr. Rutler (who later poped)    
(back) Subject: Re: silence is golden From: "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net> Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 22:23:18 -0400   On 10/14/02 10:13 PM, "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@mindspring.com> wrote:   > I believe he is now one of the clergy > at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in New York City.   Malcolm suggests St. Agnes'. Perhaps. Maybe I can find out in the = morning.   In any case, St. Annes' and St. Agnes" in London (Sir Christopher Wren) is now a LUTHERAN church, of all things. (ELCA, for that matter.)   Alan (details on request)    
(back) Subject: Re: silence is golden From: "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@mindspring.com> Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 21:22:53 -0500   Oops! Malcolm Wechsler is quite right. St. Agnes, not St. Anne's, home of another fine Mander organ.   John Speller   ----- Original Message ----- From: "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@mindspring.com> To: "PipeChat" <pipechat@pipechat.org> Sent: Monday, October 14, 2002 9:13 PM Subject: Re: silence is golden > at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in New York City.      
(back) Subject: Re: New Mander Organ From: "Hugh Drogemuller" <hdrogemuller@sympatico.ca> Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 22:41:10 -0400   At 08:39 PM 14/10/2002 -0500, John L. Speller wrote: >In the town I grew up in, Taunton, England, the Methodist Church arguably =   >had the best organ in town (notwithstanding that two Anglican churches = had >Father Willis organs and another had a fine Hill). The instrument was a >three manual tracker built by a little-known builder, James Phillpott of >Exeter, dating from 1878. It had among other things a 16' polished tin >facade and other tin ranks inside, reeds by Henri Zimmermann of Paris >(Cavaille-Coll's shallot maker), beautifully articulate flutes, good >choruses with mixtures on the Great and Swell, and a 32' Double Open = Wood.   (SNIP)   John,   Do you know if it is still in service and unaltered ?   HD      
(back) Subject: Re: silence is golden From: "Peter Harrison" <peter@phmusic.co.uk> Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2002 07:08:57 +0100   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0087_01C27419.BA730620 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   Back in the 1970s I was for a time organist of a Methodist Church in =3D Carlisle (NW England, near the Scottish borders) and by 7:00 pm the =3D evening service was normally finished. The visiting preacher was still =3D going strong but I was convinced that had the church possessed a chiming = =3D clock he would have realised it was time to stop. I decided the best =3D solution was to remedy this omission by playing the Westminster chimes =3D very quietly on the choir manual with the box shut and following this =3D with a strike of seven from a soft 16" bourdon.   That was my last service in that church as my youthful sense of humour =3D was not shared by the church elders! For my own sake and the information = =3D of any future empoloyer who might read this, I should add that I have =3D mellowed in the years since then and now feel it perhaps wasn't a =3D particularly courteous gesture to a visiting speaker but it seemed right = =3D at the time!   Peter M Harrison Emmanuel Church, Holcombe, Ramsbottom, Lancashire & P H Music : 48 Moorfield : Edgworth Bolton : Lancs : BL7 0DH : GB fax: +44 (0)1204 853445 : tel: +44 (0)1204 853310 web: www.phmusic.co.uk   ----- Original Message -----=3D20 From: Cremona502@cs.com=3D20 To: pipechat@pipechat.org=3D20 Sent: Monday, October 14, 2002 8:49 PM Subject: Re: silence is golden     Other "useful aids" include regular, quiet notes played on "chiff" =3D only, resembling water dripping, and ambulance noises, telephone, and =3D barking dog noises from the synthesizer .   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0087_01C27419.BA730620 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 5.50.4134.600" name=3D3DGENERATOR> <STYLE></STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>Back in the 1970s I was for a time = =3D organist of a=3D20 Methodist Church in Carlisle&nbsp;(NW England, near the Scottish=3D20 borders)&nbsp;and by 7:00 pm the evening service was normally finished. = =3D The=3D20 visiting preacher was still going strong but I was convinced =3D that&nbsp;had the=3D20 church possessed a</FONT><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>&nbsp;chiming = clock =3D he would=3D20 have realised it was time to stop. I decided the best solution was to =3D remedy=3D20 this omission by playing the Westminster chimes very quietly on the =3D choir manual=3D20 with the box shut and following this with a strike of seven from a soft = =3D 16"=3D20 bourdon.</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>That was my last service in that = church =3D as my=3D20 youthful sense of humour was not shared by the church elders! For my own = =3D sake=3D20 and the information of any future empoloyer who might read this, I =3D should add=3D20 that I have mellowed in the years since then and now feel it perhaps =3D wasn't a=3D20 particularly&nbsp;courteous gesture to a visiting speaker but it seemed = =3D right at=3D20 the time!</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>Peter M Harrison</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>Emmanuel Church, Holcombe, = Ramsbottom,=3D20 Lancashire<BR>&amp; P H Music : 48 Moorfield : Edgworth<BR>Bolton : =3D Lancs : BL7=3D20 0DH : GB<BR>fax: +44 (0)1204 853445 : tel: +44 (0)1204 853310<BR>web: <A = =3D   href=3D3D"http://www.phmusic.co.uk">www.phmusic.co.uk</A></FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <BLOCKQUOTE=3D20 style=3D3D"PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; =3D BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px"> <DIV style=3D3D"FONT: 10pt arial">----- Original Message ----- </DIV> <DIV=3D20 style=3D3D"BACKGROUND: #e4e4e4; FONT: 10pt arial; font-color: =3D black"><B>From:</B>=3D20 <A title=3D3DCremona502@cs.com=3D20 href=3D3D"mailto:Cremona502@cs.com">Cremona502@cs.com</A> </DIV> <DIV style=3D3D"FONT: 10pt arial"><B>To:</B> <A =3D title=3D3Dpipechat@pipechat.org=3D20 href=3D3D"mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org">pipechat@pipechat.org</A> </DIV> <DIV style=3D3D"FONT: 10pt arial"><B>Sent:</B> Monday, October 14, 2002 = =3D 8:49=3D20 PM</DIV> <DIV style=3D3D"FONT: 10pt arial"><B>Subject:</B> Re: silence is =3D golden</DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2></FONT><BR></DIV><FONT =3D face=3D3Darial,helvetica><FONT=3D20 lang=3D3D0 face=3D3DArial color=3D3D#000000 size=3D3D2 =3D FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF">Other "useful aids"=3D20 include regular, quiet notes played on "chiff" only, resembling = water=3D20 dripping, and ambulance noises, telephone, and barking dog noises from = =3D the=3D20 synthesizer .</FONT></FONT></BLOCKQUOTE></BODY></HTML>   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0087_01C27419.BA730620--