PipeChat Digest #4763 - Sunday, September 12, 2004
 
Re:
  by "Roy Kersey" <rkersey@tds.net>
 

(back) Subject: Re: From: "Roy Kersey" <rkersey@tds.net> Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 0:54:44 +0000     >=20 > From: "PipeChat" <pipechat@pipechat.org> > Date: 2004/09/12 Sun PM 10:08:42 GMT > To: "PipeChat" <pipechat@pipechat.org> > Subject: PipeChat Digest #4761 - 09/12/04 >=20 > PipeChat Digest #4761 - Sunday, September 12, 2004 >=20 > Re: Programming > by "Emily Adams" <eadams@cinci.rr.com> > A rank of Giraffes > by "Colin Mitchell" <cmys13085@yahoo.co.uk> > Re: Programming > by "littlebayus@yahoo.com" <littlebayus@yahoo.com> > Re: A rank of Giraffes > by "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@swbell.net> > Re: NYC Mormon Center Pipe Organ > by "F. Richard Burt" <effarbee@verizon.net> > RE: A rank of Giraffes > by "Sam Vause" <vause@cox.net> > Re: OFF-TOPIC: delete if not interested -- housing and hate groups > by <BlueeyedBear@aol.com> > shutter mechanisms again > by <BlueeyedBear@aol.com> > Re: NYC Mormon Center Pipe Organ > by "Andy Lawrence" <andy@ablorgans.com> > Re: shutter mechanisms again > by "Roy Redman" <rredman@imagin.net> > Re: NYC Mormon Center Pipe Organ > by "bnorth" <bnorth@intergate.ca> > Re: A rank of Giraffes > by "Robert Ehrhardt" <r_ehrh@bellsouth.net> > Re: NYC Mormon Center Pipe Organ > by "F. Richard Burt" <effarbee@verizon.net> > Re: Pipe/digital combinations > by "John Foss" <harkat@kat.forthnet.gr> > Re: A rank of Giraffes > by "jch" <opus1100@catoe.org> > "Zoo" question > by <Miltronix2004@wmconnect.com> > Re: "Zoo" question > by "Randolph Runyon" <runyonr@muohio.edu> > Re: "Zoo" question > by <ProOrgo53@aol.com> > RE: "Zoo" question > by "Sam Vause" <vause@cox.net> > RE: "Zoo" question > by "Michael David" <michaelandmaggy@earthlink.net> > Re: "Zoo" question > by "Bob Conway" <conwayb@sympatico.ca> > Re: "Zoo" question > by "Randolph Runyon" <runyonr@muohio.edu> > Re: "Zoo" question > by "Colin Mitchell" <cmys13085@yahoo.co.uk> > Re: "Zoo" question > by "Liquescent" <quilisma@cox.net> >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: Programming > From: "Emily Adams" <eadams@cinci.rr.com> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 07:36:58 -0400 >=20 > Morton Belcher said: "One of the nicest notes I got was from a neighbor w= ho > complimented me for playing familiar hymns at her mother's funeral... I w= as > so happy to receive that note, because it was one of the first funerals I > had ever played for..." >=20 > I played for my very first funeral just a month or so ago. (As an aside,= I'd > sure like to get more funeral work but around here it seems very hard to > come by. Has anyone had success marketing their services to funeral home= s?) > The family of the deceased had requested a number of familiar hymns be > incorporated into the prelude. They weren't all of the quiet, contemplati= ve > type (think Onward, Christian Soldiers) and I didn't play them that way, > although I did try for consistently solemn and dignified <g>. >=20 > I had several people come up afterwards and say it was good to hear > something besides the "sad" music that is usually the norm at funerals. I > assume they meant soft and tremoloed. >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: A rank of Giraffes > From: "Colin Mitchell" <cmys13085@yahoo.co.uk> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 05:46:13 -0700 (PDT) >=20 > Hello, >=20 > Never mind about organs Sebastian! >=20 > I came across a whole plague of Giraffes in the zoo at > Rotterdam, and very attractive they were too...spotted > metal never looked this good. >=20 > Knowing that Sebastian had a deep and meaningful > relationship with such a creature some years ago, I > took a photograph of five of them side by > side.....almost a whole "rank." >=20 > A rank of giraffes...I like that! >=20 > I'm not suprised they're almost silent by the way, > with those reverse cone resonators of extraordinary > length, with tiny openings at the top and long ears > for regulation. >=20 > Regards, >=20 > Colin Mitchell UK >=20 > --- TubaMagna@aol.com wrote: >=20 > > Voicing and tonal finishing have commenced on > > the new organ for the New > > York Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of > > Latter-Day Saints. > > >=20 >=20 > =09 > __________________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > Yahoo! Mail - You care about security. So do we. > http://promotions.yahoo.com/new_mail >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: Programming > From: "littlebayus@yahoo.com" <littlebayus@yahoo.com> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 06:44:04 -0700 (PDT) >=20 >=20 > --- Emily Adams <eadams@cinci.rr.com> wrote: >=20 > > Morton Belcher said: "One of the nicest notes I got > > was from a neighbor who > > complimented me for playing familiar hymns at her > > mother's funeral... I was > > so happy to receive that note, because it was one of > > the first funerals I > > had ever played for..." >=20 > =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D >=20 > Greetings to all... >=20 > Upon recollection, some of the hymns I played were: >=20 > A Mighty Fortress is our God > Oh God Our Help in Ages Past > The King of Love My Shepherd Is (St. Columba tune) > Abide with Me, Fast Falls the Eventide... >=20 > This funeral was more than two decades ago (I think > in 1961)... forgive me that I can't remember all the > hymns... I do remember that I tried to "solo" out the > melody on at least one verse... >=20 > I had hoped that the hymns (intersperced with other > quiet preludes) would be inspiring... and judging > from the note I received and from what the daughter > told me orally, the hymns were both inspiring and > comforting to her at that time... >=20 > At the last funeral I played (about a month ago), our > rector asked me to play "How Great Thou Art" on our > piano as the congregation took communion, since the > deceased woman (about 90+ years old, by the way) > played the piano... I played it once through as > written in the hymnal... the second time through > playing the melody in chords an octave higher (with > chords at a lower register during the rests)--- for > the next verse I tried my best to "Solo" the melody in > a lower octave (I guess you might call it the > "baritone" octave)... Again, after the funeral, when > the deceased's daughter found out that I was the one > playing the piano during communion,(and on the organ > for the rest of the service) she told me how much she > appreciated me playing... It seems that the daughter > and I went to the same high school... she was a > majorette, and I was a band member... >=20 > Oh, and, um, yes, I've also been complimented by the > son of a deceased... I hasten to add that compliments > have come from both ladies and gentlemen re my playing > at funerals (as well as other services)... >=20 > And I hope all of you will be complimented for your > musical contributions... even if it is just a kindly > look by someone who mouths a sincere "thank you so > much..." >=20 >=20 >=20 > Best wishes to all... >=20 >=20 > Morton Belcher > fellow list member... >=20 >=20 > =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D > > > > I played for my very first funeral just a month or > > so ago. (As an aside, I'd > > sure like to get more funeral work but around here > > it seems very hard to > > come by. Has anyone had success marketing their > > services to funeral homes?) >=20 > =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D > P. S.: >=20 >=20 > Hi, Emily, >=20 >=20 > Where are you located? You have brought up a good > topic... how to let funeral homes know that you are > available... >=20 > The late Edna Row, who was organist for the Virginia > Episcopal Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia for about > 22 years, played at a funeral home rather regularly, > so I'm told... but I never did ask her how she got > that position... Perhaps others on the list will give > us some suggestions... >=20 >=20 > =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D >=20 > > The family of the deceased had requested a number of > > familiar hymns be > > incorporated into the prelude. They weren't all of > > the quiet, contemplative > > type (think Onward, Christian Soldiers) and I didn't > > play them that way, > > although I did try for consistently solemn and > > dignified <g>. > > > > I had several people come up afterwards and say it > > was good to hear > > something besides the "sad" music that is usually > > the norm at funerals. I > > assume they meant soft and tremoloed. >=20 > =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D > P. P. S. >=20 > I'm so glad that you too were complimented for your > musical contribution at that funeral... >=20 > Not all music is that soft... >=20 > I think of President Dwight Eisenhower's funeral... > the first hymn was "The Palms" and I think the last > hymn was "Onward, Christian Soldiers..." >=20 > At my church we have not sung "Onward, Christian > Soldiers" very often since the Vietnam Conflict... >=20 > Ladies and Gentlemen of the list: >=20 >=20 > Upon what occasions could this hymn be sung? > And do you think it is O. K. to start singing it > again? >=20 >=20 > =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D >=20 >=20 > =09 > _______________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > Shop for Back-to-School deals on Yahoo! Shopping. > http://shopping.yahoo.com/backtoschool >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: A rank of Giraffes > From: "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@swbell.net> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 08:52:12 -0500 >=20 > Talking of giraffes, was it not at Liverpool Street station a year or two > ago that they apologized for the late running of a train owing to a giraf= fe > having become entangled in the overhead wires? Perhaps there are perils= in > having them in organ chambers too. Is it possible to miter them if there= is > limited headroom in the chamber? >=20 > John Speller >=20 > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Colin Mitchell" <cmys13085@yahoo.co.uk> > To: "PipeChat" <pipechat@pipechat.org> > Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 7:46 AM > Subject: A rank of Giraffes >=20 >=20 > > Hello, > > > > Never mind about organs Sebastian! > > > > I came across a whole plague of Giraffes in the zoo at > > Rotterdam, and very attractive they were too...spotted > > metal never looked this good. > > > > Knowing that Sebastian had a deep and meaningful > > relationship with such a creature some years ago, I > > took a photograph of five of them side by > > side.....almost a whole "rank." > > > > A rank of giraffes...I like that! > > > > I'm not suprised they're almost silent by the way, > > with those reverse cone resonators of extraordinary > > length, with tiny openings at the top and long ears > > for regulation. > > > > Regards, > > > > Colin Mitchell UK > > > > --- TubaMagna@aol.com wrote: > > > > > Voicing and tonal finishing have commenced on > > > the new organ for the New > > > York Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of > > > Latter-Day Saints. > > >=20 >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: NYC Mormon Center Pipe Organ > From: "F. Richard Burt" <effarbee@verizon.net> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 09:49:41 -0600 >=20 > Hello, Seb: >=20 > Just where do we find the pictures of the New York Stake > Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints? >=20 > Going to >=20 > http://www.glucknewyork.com/ >=20 > provides us with a picture of >=20 > The Alexander Chapel, which was built for the 1892 South Wing > of First Presbyterian Church, etc. . . >=20 >=20 >=20 > Appreciatively, > F. Richard Burt >=20 >=20 >=20 >=20 >=20 > . >=20 >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: RE: A rank of Giraffes > From: "Sam Vause" <vause@cox.net> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 08:32:02 -0700 >=20 > Yes, mitering is possible but the rank is such a trouble in the first > place. They're just beastly to keep in tune, and there can be heck to > pay if the regulator goes awry--the pressure keeps building, and there's > a real mess to deal with! > --sam >=20 > -----Original Message----- > From: pipechat@pipechat.org [mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org] On Behalf Of > John L. Speller > Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 6:52 AM > To: PipeChat > Subject: Re: A rank of Giraffes >=20 > Talking of giraffes, was it not at Liverpool Street station a year or > two ago that they apologized for the late running of a train owing to a > giraffe having become entangled in the overhead wires? Perhaps there > are perils in having them in organ chambers too. Is it possible to > miter them if there is limited headroom in the chamber? ... >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: OFF-TOPIC: delete if not interested -- housing and hate grou= ps > From: <BlueeyedBear@aol.com> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 11:46:25 EDT >=20 > In a message dated 9/11/04 9:14:39 PM Pacific Daylight Time, quilisma@cox= ..net > writes: >=20 > > I'm rather surprised there aren't more in Idaho, given the number of > > white supremacists and militia types who have settled there in recent y= ears. >=20 > idaho has an unfair reputation due to the actions of richard butler, foun= der > of aryan nations. he moved from southern california to northern idaho in > hopes of finding more followers there. his tactic didn't work as he expe= cted. in > truth, idaho has more stringent hate crime laws than any other state, and= has > a surprisingly diverse population. >=20 > richard butler died a few days ago and the spokane spokesman-review newsp= aper > has had numerous articles about him since his death. it seems his own fa= mily > will not allow any aryan nations members at the funeral. >=20 > scot in spokane >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: shutter mechanisms again > From: <BlueeyedBear@aol.com> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 11:48:05 EDT >=20 > btw, this e-mail was meant to spark a conversation on the subject: >=20 > with regards to shutter mechanisms, which do you prefer -- the type that= =20 > opens all the shutters incrementally at the same time, or the type that c= ompletely=20 > opens one or two shutters at a time?=A0 and why? >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: NYC Mormon Center Pipe Organ > From: "Andy Lawrence" <andy@ablorgans.com> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 11:45:51 -0500 >=20 > As per Seb's post, click on "instruments" and then "current projects" and= it > will come right up >=20 > On Sun, 12 Sep 2004 09:49:41 -0600, F. Richard Burt wrote > > Hello, Seb: > > > > Just where do we find the pictures of the New York Stake > > Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints? > > > > Going to > > > > http://www.glucknewyork.com/ > > > > provides us with a picture of > > > > The Alexander Chapel, which was built for the 1892 South Wing > > of First Presbyterian Church, etc. . . > > > > > > > > Appreciatively, > > F. Richard Burt > > > > > > > > > > > > . > > > > ****************************************************************** > > "Pipe Up and Be Heard!" > > PipeChat: A discussion List for pipe/digital organs & related > > topics HOMEPAGE : http://www.pipechat.org List: > mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org > > Administration: mailto:admin@pipechat.org > > List-Subscribe: <mailto:pipechat-on@pipechat.org> > > List-Digest: <mailto:pipechat-digest@pipechat.org> > > List-Unsubscribe: <mailto:pipechat-off@pipechat.org> >=20 >=20 >=20 > A.B.Lawrence Pipe Organ Service > PO Box 111 > Burlington, VT 05402 > (802)578-3936 > Visit our website at www.ablorgans.com >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: shutter mechanisms again > From: "Roy Redman" <rredman@imagin.net> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 12:57:54 -0500 >=20 > Remember, sound works just like light as it radiates from the source. Tu= rn on a single light bulb in the chamber, and you will notice that you have= only reflected light until the shade in line with the bulb is opened. It= is the same for pipes. > Roy Redman > ----- Original Message -----=20 > From: BlueeyedBear@aol.com=20 > To: pipechat@pipechat.org=20 > Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 10:48 AM > Subject: shutter mechanisms again >=20 >=20 > btw, this e-mail was meant to spark a conversation on the subject: >=20 > with regards to shutter mechanisms, which do you prefer -- the type tha= t opens all the shutters incrementally at the same time, or the type that c= ompletely opens one or two shutters at a time? and why? >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: NYC Mormon Center Pipe Organ > From: "bnorth" <bnorth@intergate.ca> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 10:53:25 -0700 >=20 > Interesting that the exposed pipes are not totally symmetrical. >=20 >=20 > > Hello, Seb: > > > > Just where do we find the pictures of the New York Stake > > Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints? > > >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: A rank of Giraffes > From: "Robert Ehrhardt" <r_ehrh@bellsouth.net> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 13:00:10 -0500 >=20 > Ah, British Rail. Reminds me of two news reports I heard on the BBC years > ago about the trains not coming into (I think) Victoria Station, in the > first instance due to "leaves on the tracks" and in the second instance d= ue > to "the wrong kind of snow!" I never did learn to tell the difference > myself; never having studied snowology. >=20 > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "John L. Speller" <jlspeller@swbell.net> > To: "PipeChat" <pipechat@pipechat.org> > Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 8:52 AM > Subject: Re: A rank of Giraffes >=20 >=20 > > Talking of giraffes, was it not at Liverpool Street station a year or t= wo > > ago that they apologized for the late running of a train owing to a > giraffe > > having become entangled in the overhead wires? Perhaps there are peril= s > in > > having them in organ chambers too. Is it possible to miter them if the= re > is > > limited headroom in the chamber? > > >=20 >=20 > --- > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). > Version: 6.0.754 / Virus Database: 504 - Release Date: 9/6/2004 >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: NYC Mormon Center Pipe Organ > From: "F. Richard Burt" <effarbee@verizon.net> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 13:07:33 -0600 >=20 > Hello, Andy: >=20 > I was very slow this morning. When I went to Seb's website, > I was still asleep. Later, I found the NYC Morman Center > pages. Looks, good. >=20 > Appreciatively, > F. Richard Burt >=20 >=20 > . >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: Pipe/digital combinations > From: "John Foss" <harkat@kat.forthnet.gr> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 23:12:02 +0300 >=20 > The suggestion that loudspeakers be placed, a little like cats amongst th= e > pigeons, in consort with pipes doesn't seem totally illogical to me. I am > sure all of us play the piano, and know the effect of the damper pedal an= d > sympathetic vibration of the strings. I think you would need the pipes to= be > on a proper soundboard for it to have any effect, but I have no empirical= or > scientific evidence to support this. A subject for a PhD thesis, perhaps? > When in Sydney last week I was kindly given the keys to St Paul's Church, > Burwood where I could practise to my heart's content. It contains an > excellent three manual musicom digital instrument, built by Bill Glasson. > Lots of nice fanfare trumpets, pedal 32's, a rich diapason chorus with > shimmering mixtures, delightful flutes. It is there as a temporary measur= e > while the historic organ it is temporarily replacing is being rebuilt. Th= e > speakers are standing on the great soundboard, the pipes currently being > cleaned and restored. I don't know what the organ would sound like if the= y > were placed elsewhere, but they sound pretty good there! As the case is > still in situ, if they had not been told I doubt that the congregation wo= uld > know that the pipe organ was not there - though they might wonder about i= ts > increase in tonal resources. I am told that the organ which is being > restored is one of historic and musical value, and it will be finished ne= xt > year. I don't know if Alastair Nelson is on this list, but he was the > previous organ scholar at the church, and could perhaps tell us about it. > John Foss >=20 >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: A rank of Giraffes > From: "jch" <opus1100@catoe.org> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 15:15:38 -0500 >=20 > At 01:00 PM 9/12/2004, you wrote: > >and in the second instance due > >to "the wrong kind of snow!" I never did learn to tell the difference > >myself; never having studied snowology. >=20 > The wrong kind of snow is usually "Yellow" Snow. >=20 > jch >=20 >=20 >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: "Zoo" question > From: <Miltronix2004@wmconnect.com> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 17:18:34 EDT >=20 > Hi, all. >=20 > We're having a "service of blessing of animals" on an October afternoon, > right in the church (oh, boy!) >=20 > Can anyone suggest keyboard and/or vocal music that might fit? We could h= ave > a soloist, and/or I could use organ, piano, or synth... but I'm scratchin= g my > head on this one. >=20 > Halp! Any ideas?? This is a serious request. Offlist replies would prolly > work best. >=20 > Thanky, Bill Miller Norfolk VA >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: "Zoo" question > From: "Randolph Runyon" <runyonr@muohio.edu> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 17:25:15 -0400 >=20 > on 9/12/04 5:18 PM, Miltronix2004@wmconnect.com at > Miltronix2004@wmconnect.com wrote: >=20 > Hi, all.=20 >=20 > We're having a "service of blessing of animals" on an October afternoon, > right in the church (oh, boy!) >=20 > Can anyone suggest keyboard and/or vocal music that might fit? We could h= ave > a soloist, and/or I could use organ, piano, or synth... but I'm scratchin= g > my head on this one. >=20 > Halp! Any ideas?? This is a serious request. Offlist replies would prolly > work best.=20 >=20 > Thanky, Bill Miller Norfolk VA >=20 > Selections from Saint-Sa=EAns's Carnival of the Animals, and "How Much Is= that > Doggie in the Window?" >=20 >=20 > Randy Runyon > Music Director > Zion Lutheran Church > Hamilton, Ohio > runyonr@muohio.edu >=20 >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: "Zoo" question > From: <ProOrgo53@aol.com> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 17:32:43 EDT >=20 > In a message dated 9/12/2004 4:19:19 PM Central Daylight Time, > Miltronix2004@wmconnect.com writes: > Hi, all. >=20 > We're having a "service of blessing of animals" on an October afternoon, > right in the church (oh, boy!) >=20 > Can anyone suggest keyboard and/or vocal music that might fit? We could h= ave > a soloist, and/or I could use organ, piano, or synth... but I'm scratchin= g my > head on this one. >=20 > Halp! Any ideas?? This is a serious request. Offlist replies would prolly > work best. >=20 > Thanky, Bill Miller Norfolk VA > How about "All Things Bright and Beautiful" -- "All Creatures of Our God= and > King" (organ settings and/or congregational hymn or solo vocalist or > instrumentalist, with ORGAN accompaniment, of course!!) >=20 > If "canned" music is an option, at all, one of the tracks from the CD (or= LP, > if that's what you have) WHALES ALIVE (Paul Winter Consort) or WOLF EY= ES > (same ensemble) -- both albums incorporate sounds of the named "creators= of > GOD" mixed with the improvisational musings from the Great Organ at St. J= ohn the > Divine/NYC- (Paul Halley, organist) and soprano saxophone (Paul Winter, > himself, the artist). > WONDERFUL MUSIC!! >=20 > Dale G. Rider >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: RE: "Zoo" question > From: "Sam Vause" <vause@cox.net> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 14:36:20 -0700 >=20 > "All Things Bright and Beautiful, All Creatures Great and Small" comes > to mind... > Also, something from "Carnival of the animals" > --sam >=20 > -----Original Message----- > From: pipechat@pipechat.org [mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org] On Behalf Of > Miltronix2004@wmconnect.com > Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 2:19 PM > To: pipechat@pipechat.org > Subject: "Zoo" question >=20 >=20 > Hi, all. >=20 > We're having a "service of blessing of animals" on an October afternoon, > right in the church (oh, boy!) >=20 > Can anyone suggest keyboard and/or vocal music that might fit? We could > have a soloist, and/or I could use organ, piano, or synth... but I'm > scratching my head on this one. >=20 > Halp! Any ideas?? This is a serious request. Offlist replies would > prolly work best. >=20 > Thanky, Bill Miller Norfolk VA >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: RE: "Zoo" question > From: "Michael David" <michaelandmaggy@earthlink.net> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 16:37:16 -0500 >=20 > Well the 4th is the commemoration of St Francis of Assisi so anything bas= ed > on his writings such as "Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace" or "Al= l > creatures of our God and King" would be appropriate. Or, you could do > something secular as the mood strikes you. >=20 > Michael >=20 > -----Original Message----- > From: pipechat@pipechat.org [mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org]On Behalf Of > Miltronix2004@wmconnect.com > Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 4:19 PM > To: pipechat@pipechat.org > Subject: "Zoo" question >=20 >=20 > Hi, all. >=20 > We're having a "service of blessing of animals" on an October afternoon= , > right in the church (oh, boy!) >=20 > Can anyone suggest keyboard and/or vocal music that might fit? We could > have a soloist, and/or I could use organ, piano, or synth... but I'm > scratching my head on this one. >=20 > Halp! Any ideas?? This is a serious request. Offlist replies would prol= ly > work best. >=20 > Thanky, Bill Miller Norfolk VA >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: "Zoo" question > From: "Bob Conway" <conwayb@sympatico.ca> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 17:42:53 -0400 >=20 > At 05:25 PM 9/12/2004, you wrote: > >Hi, all. > > > >We're having a "service of blessing of animals" on an October afternoon,= =20 > >right in the church (oh, boy!) > > > >Can anyone suggest keyboard and/or vocal music that might fit? We could= =20 > >have a soloist, and/or I could use organ, piano, or synth... but I'm=20 > >scratching my head on this one. > > > >Halp! Any ideas?? This is a serious request. Offlist replies would proll= y=20 > >work best. > > > >Thanky, Bill Miller Norfolk VA >=20 > Lots of music from Lloyd Webber's musical show "Cats" > And didn't someone write a Cat's Duet? >=20 > Bob Conway >=20 > >Selections from Saint-Sa=EAns's Carnival of the Animals, and "How Much I= s=20 > >that Doggie in the Window?" > >Randy Runyon >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: "Zoo" question > From: "Randolph Runyon" <runyonr@muohio.edu> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 17:45:45 -0400 >=20 > on 9/12/04 5:42 PM, Bob Conway at conwayb@sympatico.ca wrote: >=20 > At 05:25 PM 9/12/2004, you wrote: > Hi, all. >=20 > We're having a "service of blessing of animals" on an October afternoon, > right in the church (oh, boy!) >=20 > Can anyone suggest keyboard and/or vocal music that might fit? We could h= ave > a soloist, and/or I could use organ, piano, or synth... but I'm scratchin= g > my head on this one. >=20 > Halp! Any ideas?? This is a serious request. Offlist replies would prolly > work best. >=20 > Thanky, Bill Miller Norfolk VA >=20 > Lots of music from Lloyd Webber's musical show "Cats" > And didn't someone write a Cat's Duet? >=20 > Bob Conway >=20 > I think Scartlatti wrote a Cat Fugue. Add maybe a dash of Zez Confrey. >=20 >=20 > Randy Runyon > Music Director > Zion Lutheran Church > Hamilton, Ohio > runyonr@muohio.edu >=20 >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: "Zoo" question > From: "Colin Mitchell" <cmys13085@yahoo.co.uk> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 15:01:14 -0700 (PDT) >=20 > Hello, >=20 > Now I'm your man for this one! >=20 > I played for an RSPCA service (Animal cruelty people) > here in the UK, and the organist of the church and > myself devised a little medley. >=20 > Firstly, we did the "Cuckoo" from the Carnival of > animals......Piano with Great Hohl Flute for the > cuckoo. >=20 > Then we did the Swan with Piano and real cello, but I > suppose one could use a suitable string and a swell > box. >=20 > Then we "did" the elephant, with piano and organ pedal > section......such virtuosity. >=20 > Of course, there is the "Cuckoo and Nightingale" Organ > Concerto. >=20 > Improvisations included variously "The Elephant's Cake > Walk" by Mancini, "Campdown Races," the "Teddy bear's > picnic" and "How much is that doggie in the window" in > the style of Reger. >=20 > "Kitten on the keys" springs to mind, but I've never > played that. >=20 > There is the "Cat fugue" by Scarlatti. >=20 > "Who's afraid of the big bad wolf" >=20 > "Run rabbit ,run" >=20 > The song about the "mouse in the windmill in old > Amsterdam." >=20 > "There once was an ugly duckling" >=20 > The "Pink panther" theme could add a touch of the > surreal. >=20 > My personal favourite would be the "Mosquito parade" > using Vox Humana and a 4ft flute in the style of > Quentin Maclean FRCO, and if it was good enough for > him etc. >=20 > And what self respecting organist could pass up an > opportunity to play "the fumble of the blighted bee?" >=20 > Have fun.....we had a dog and a cat fighting during > our service, and the rabbits were petrified, as they > usually are!! >=20 > Finally, don't forget to include a bit of "Bark" >=20 > Regards, >=20 > Colin Mitchell UK >=20 >=20 > PS: Take scent and a mop bucket if they have live > animals in church. >=20 > --- Miltronix2004@wmconnect.com wrote: >=20 > > Hi, all. > > > > We're having a "service of blessing of animals" on > > an October afternoon, > > right in the church (oh, boy!) > > >=20 >=20 >=20 > =09 > _______________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > Shop for Back-to-School deals on Yahoo! Shopping. > http://shopping.yahoo.com/backtoschool >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- >=20 > Subject: Re: "Zoo" question > From: "Liquescent" <quilisma@cox.net> > Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 15:07:47 -0700 >=20 > All Creatures of Our God And King (St. Francis) - Vigiles et Sancti > Remember All The Children - Episcopal Hymnal 1940 - just for fun - it's > got camels and all sorts of things ... "where apes swing to and fro" > (chuckle) > Most High Omnipotent, Good Lord (St. Francis) - Episcopal Hymnal 1940 >=20 > What's the one about "dogs with friendly faces?" It's in the 1940, but I > can't remember the first line. Is that the same one that has "Glory to > God for dappled things?" >=20 > You could always make up verses to "He's Got the Whole World In His Hands= ". >=20 > Itty-bitty kitties > Fluffy bunny rabbits > All the little puppies >=20 > Etc. etc. etc. >=20 > So sue me ... I like animals (chuckle). >=20 > Cheers, >=20 > Bud >=20 > Miltronix2004@wmconnect.com wrote: >=20 > > Hi, all. > > > > We're having a "service of blessing of animals" on an October afternoon= ,=20 > > right in the church (oh, boy!) > > > > Can anyone suggest keyboard and/or vocal music that might fit? We could > > have a soloist, and/or I could use organ, piano, or synth... but I'm > > scratching my head on this one. > > > > Halp! Any ideas?? This is a serious request. Offlist replies would > > prolly work best. > > > > Thanky, Bill Miller Norfolk VA >=20 >=20 >=20 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > End of PipeChat Digest >=20 >=20 > ****************************************************************** > "Pipe Up and Be Heard!" > PipeChat: A discussion List for pipe/digital organs & related topics > HOMEPAGE : http://www.pipechat.org > List: mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org > Administration: mailto:admin@pipechat.org > List-Subscribe: <mailto:pipechat-on@pipechat.org> > List-Digest: <mailto:pipechat-digest@pipechat.org> > List-Unsubscribe: <mailto:pipechat-off@pipechat.org> >=20   >