PipeChat Digest #3129 - Wednesday, September 18, 2002
 
AN EVENING WITH TWO OF THE WORLD'S FOREMOST ORGAN AUTHORITIES
  by "Mark Quarmby" <mark_quarmby@yahoo.com>
Re: music list
  by "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net>
This Saturday Evening features John Giacchi in Rochester (cross-posted)
  by "Kenneth Evans" <KEvans1@rochester.rr.com>
 

(back) Subject: AN EVENING WITH TWO OF THE WORLD'S FOREMOST ORGAN AUTHORITIES From: "Mark Quarmby" <mark_quarmby@yahoo.com> Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 19:46:23 +1000   For the attention of members living in the Sydney, Australia area. An = event not to be missed!   AN EVENING WITH TWO OF THE WORLD'S FOREMOST ORGAN AUTHORITIES   7.30pm, Friday 20th September at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Burwood Road, Burwood.   Admission $15, with supper provided.   This is a special opportunity to meet historians Jonathan Ambrosino from the USA and Stephen Bicknell from the UK. The evening will be presented in conjunction with the Organ Historical Trust of Australia at St. Paul's, Burwood, where the notable 1890 Davidson organ is being restored.   Jonathan Ambrosino is a freelance writer on the organ and a consultant who continues to work on organ voicing and tonal finishing. He has been president of the Organ Historical Society, and is an expert in the history of the 20th Century organ in America, and in the influence of English builders Willis, T.C. Lewis and Carlton Mitchell on the work of the important Skinner and Aeolian-Skinner firms.   Stephen Bicknell is probably best known in Australia for his acclaimed = book The History of the English Organ. His distinguished career in organ = building included working with such firms as N.P. Mander and J.W. Walker & Sons before pursuing a career as a freelance writer, designer and consultant. = He is also a lecturer in organ history at the Royal Academy of Music in = London. Two of his witty articles have been reprinted in past issues of The Sydney Organ Journal.   Both are excellent speakers, with forthright and often controversial = views.   To add even greater interest, a slightly unusual approach to the evening will be adopted, described by Jonathan Ambrosino :   Adopting a slightly non-scholarly format, moderator and organ builder, = Peter Jewkes will host six English and American organ personalities from times past (William Hill, T.C. Lewis, Robert Hope-Jones, George Ashdown Audsley, Ernest M. Skinner, G. Donald Harrison) - or, at least, as visiting historians Stephen Bicknell and Jonathan Ambrosino will attempt to portray them.   Topics will centre around the creation, re-creation and preservation of style, and the often slippery grasp of understanding such things in the first place. In addition to commercial breaks and the possibility of sly costume changes, Peter Jewkes will demonstrate the church's Davidson organ (restoration in process) and lead the gathered in song. Supper follows.      
(back) Subject: Re: music list From: "Alan Freed" <acfreed0904@earthlink.net> Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 20:54:53 -0400   On 9/16/02 8:25 PM, "Randolph Runyon" <runyonr@muohio.edu> wrote:   > on 9/16/02 5:55 PM, Alan Freed at acfreed0904@earthlink.net wrote: > >> On 9/15/02 6:46 PM, "Randolph Runyon" <runyonr@muohio.edu> wrote: >> >>> Zion Lutheran Church (ELCA) >>> Hamilton, Ohio >>> Sept. 15, 8:00 and 10:30 >>> >> Randy, I'd have enjoyed that service very much. Well, not as much as = "at >> home"--which is impossible to beat, or close to it. But yours looks = like a >> fine example of what Sunday morning should be. >> >> Alan >> > > Many thanks, Alan! > > Randy > > No, no, no thanks called for. I hope that what you did was greatly appreciated. The word should get around, in your part of Ohio , that good things are happening. I'm not very well right now, but I'd like to = discuss this further. Pleasa, let's talk about this some more soon.   Alan    
(back) Subject: This Saturday Evening features John Giacchi in Rochester (cross-posted) From: "Kenneth Evans" <KEvans1@rochester.rr.com> Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 21:35:24 -0400   This is a multi-part message in MIME format.   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0174_01C25E92.21E531E0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   The Rochester Theater Organ Society is proud to present John Giacchi for = =3D his debut performance on our Wurlitzer 4/22. John will play for us on =3D this Saturday, September 21 at 8 PM in the Auditorium Center, 875 East =3D Main Street, Rochester, NY 14605.   This September event features free admission to all as an RTOS annual =3D tradition. It is our way to express thanks for the wonderful support we = =3D have received, since our start in 1964, from the Rochester area public =3D and the theater organ world at large. With 2565 seats, there should be = =3D room for all.   Anyone who has heard in person, or second hand, of John Giacchi's superb = =3D talent will want to hear him perform on our wonderful Wurlitzer in the =3D great acoustical environment of our large theater. What a way to =3D celebrate the start of the RTOS 2002/2003 season! Hope to see you here!   Ken Evans, RTOS, Director (past-President) http://theatreorgans.com/rochestr/=3D20   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0174_01C25E92.21E531E0 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 6.00.2716.2200" name=3D3DGENERATOR> <STYLE></STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D3D#ffffff> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>The Rochester Theater Organ Society = is =3D proud to=3D20 present John Giacchi for his debut performance on our Wurlitzer =3D 4/22.&nbsp; John=3D20 will play for us on this&nbsp;Saturday, September 21 at 8 PM in the =3D Auditorium=3D20 Center, 875 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14605.</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>This September&nbsp;event features = free =3D admission=3D20 to all as an RTOS annual tradition.&nbsp; It is our way to express =3D thanks for=3D20 the wonderful support we have received, since our start in =3D 1964,&nbsp;from the=3D20 Rochester&nbsp;area public and the theater organ world at large.&nbsp; =3D With 2565=3D20 seats, there should be room for all.</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>Anyone who has heard in person, or = =3D second hand, of=3D20 John Giacchi's superb talent will want to hear him perform on our =3D wonderful=3D20 Wurlitzer in&nbsp;the great acoustical environment of&nbsp;our large=3D20 theater.&nbsp; What a way to celebrate the start of the RTOS = 2002/2003=3D20 season!&nbsp; Hope to see you here!</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2>Ken Evans, RTOS, Director=3D20 (past-President)</FONT></DIV> <DIV><FONT face=3D3DArial size=3D3D2><A=3D20 href=3D3D"http://theatreorgans.com/rochestr/">http://theatreorgans.com/roch= =3D estr/</A>=3D20 </FONT></DIV></FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>   ------=3D_NextPart_000_0174_01C25E92.21E531E0--