PipeChat Digest #4105 - Sunday, November 9, 2003
Ruth Brunner funeral
  by "Karl Moyer" <kmoyer@marauder.millersville.edu>
Re: PipeChat Digest #4100 - 11/08/03
  by "Walter Greenwood" <walterg@nauticom.net>
Re: Piano dedication
  by "Walter Greenwood" <walterg@nauticom.net>
Preludus Interruptus
  by "Walter Greenwood" <walterg@nauticom.net>

(back) Subject: Ruth Brunner funeral From: "Karl Moyer" <kmoyer@marauder.millersville.edu> Date: Sat, 08 Nov 2003 21:37:41 -0500   Dear Colleagues,   The death of our dear departed sister Ruth Brunner is announced in today's Lancaster PA newspapers, as well as her funeral Monday night at 7 p.m. in Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Lancaster. Her pastor The = Rev. Jonathan Jenkins will officiate, along with Ruth's and our close OHS = friend Msgr. Thomas Smith of St. Joseph Church, Lancaster. Ruth and Msgr. Smith had worked the food for last June's OHS convention.   May she rest in peace.   Karl E. Moyer Lancaster PA    
(back) Subject: Re: PipeChat Digest #4100 - 11/08/03 From: "Walter Greenwood" <walterg@nauticom.net> Date: Sat, 08 Nov 2003 22:35:51 -0500   I'm sure you will make beautiful music with it. Alan. -WG     > "Alan Freed" wrote: > > > Oh, Pooh! Of course you would rather hear a skilled musician than a = "boob". > > That has nothing to do with the size of the organ. > > Well, Walter, you must be right. God has punished me for my arrogant > opinion. Our Walcker is "down" for the next three weeks. Releathering > three chests in the Swellwerk, I understand. We've borrowed a little = (I/3) > portativ for the rest of the month. 8, 4, and 2. Dutch. > > Alan    
(back) Subject: Re: Piano dedication From: "Walter Greenwood" <walterg@nauticom.net> Date: Sat, 08 Nov 2003 22:51:43 -0500   Lucky you. You might ask the donor for suggestions. After all... You know your situation best, but you might consider some secular music as well. To show off a new piano there's nothing like a progam of the Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Brahms, Schumann, and the like.   -WG     > Somebody just donated a 7-foot Steinway that's to be dedicated in > January, with the now-out-of-town donor present in worship. Can I pick > your brains for appropriate things to play, either alone, with the > choir, or with organ? > > I have books and books of nice sacred piano stuff that I use for > services in the small chapel. But nothing pops out at me as being the > right style and/or magnitude. > > Thanks, > > Chuck Peery > Cincinnati    
(back) Subject: Preludus Interruptus From: "Walter Greenwood" <walterg@nauticom.net> Date: Sat, 08 Nov 2003 23:06:09 -0500   Vierne did just that, probably at Notre Dame. Interrupted the preist, I = mean. His Offertoire had been interrupted by the spoken word, and he exacted his revenge in the fairest and most obvious way.   -WG   > Yeap!! That happens in my parish church too! My reaction: Trompette + > Basson-Oboe + Superoctave-coupler. Fortunatedly our ol' II/24er still = has > more power than the darn public amp system. My answer to complaints > afterwards: "Why, I don't interrupt your sermons either!" - Bad tongues = say > that my enlargement 1987 was done with the purpose to shut off untimely > announcements with more success, but this is a shameless overstatement = :) > I don't play Bach (or any literature) there for exactly these reasons. I > improvise all since 20 years... it's better for my health. > > ... > > Andres