PipeChat Digest #5218 - Friday, March 18, 2005
 
Little known information about St Patrick
  by "Ray Kimber" <ray@kimber.com>
Re: Popular Tune Sources
  by "Robert Ehrhardt" <r_ehrh@bellsouth.net>
A little something for this Sunday's Service
  by "Nelson Denton" <ndenton@cogeco.ca>
Palm Sunday at St. Lambert
  by <SWF12262@aol.com>
Where is this church?
  by "Bob Elms" <bobelms@westnet.com.au>
 

(back) Subject: Little known information about St Patrick From: "Ray Kimber" <ray@kimber.com> Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 08:05:43 -0700   Hello List,     I am normally a lurker, but thought you would enjoy knowing a wee bit = more.     1 St Paddy had a last name   2 He had a day job designing and building tables and chairs for outdoor = use.     His last name was O'Furniture (a proper Irish name if there ever was one). And that is how we come to have Paddy O'Furniture     With the appropriate apologies and back to lurking,     Kind regards,     Ray Kimber       BTW Thank you to all the list participants and to the Administrators for = an informative and entertaining forum!    
(back) Subject: Re: Popular Tune Sources From: "Robert Ehrhardt" <r_ehrh@bellsouth.net> Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 10:42:31 -0500   One is the "Melody in A Major" by Brigadier General (and later Vice = President of the United States) Charles A. Dawes which later became "It's = All in the Game."     Robert Ehrhardt Noel Memorial UMC Shreveport, LA USA http://www.zimbel.com/ehrhardt.html    
(back) Subject: A little something for this Sunday's Service From: "Nelson Denton" <ndenton@cogeco.ca> Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 21:44:24 -0500   An Irishman is stumbling through the woods, totally drunk, when he comes = upon a preacher baptizing people in the river. He proceeds to walk into = the water and subsequently bumps into the preacher. The preacher turns = around and is almost overcome by the smell of alcohol, whereupon he asks = the drunk, ''Are you ready to find Jesus?'' =20 The drunk answers, ''Yes, I am.'' So the preacher grabs him and dunks = him in the water. He pulls him up and asks the drunk, ''Brother, have = you found Jesus?''=20   The drunk replies, ''No, I haven't found Jesus.'' The preacher, shocked = at the answer, dunks him into the water again for a little longer this = time. He again pulls him out of the water and asks, ''Have you found = Jesus, my brother?'' =20 The drunk again answers, ''No, I haven't found Jesus.'' By this time the = preacher is at his wits end and dunks the drunk in the water once more, = and this time holds him down for about 30 seconds. When he begins = kicking his arms and legs, he pulls him up, and one more time asks the = drunk, ''For the love of God, man .... have you found Jesus?'' =20 The drunk wipes his eyes, catches his breath and says to the preacher, = ''Father, are you sure this is where he fell in?
(back) Subject: Palm Sunday at St. Lambert From: <SWF12262@aol.com> Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 22:39:15 EST   Here's our lineup for the opening ceremonies of the "Catholic Olympics," also known as Palm Sunday. ;)) Ecumenical blessing of palms at Holy Trinity Episcopal, kitty-corner from =   St. Lambert's. Introit: Hosanna Filio David (Tomas Luis da Victoria) Anthem: Lord, For Thy Tender Mercy's Sake (Richard Farrant) Processional: All Glory, Laud and Honor (St. Theodulph or Valet will ich =   dir geben) Psalm and Gospel Acclamation: Propers of the Day (Owen Alstott) Offertory: Go to Dark Gethsemane (T. Tertius Noble) Mass Ordinary: Chant Mass Jubilate Deo Communion: O Sacred Head Surrounded (Passion Chorale or Herzlich tu ich verlangen) Anthem: Crux Fidelis (King John of Portugal) Recessional: Ride On! Ride On In Majesty (Winchester New, altered with = some dotted rhythms in melody, a descant by yours truly, and restored stanza: =   "Ride on, ride on in majesty! In lowly pomp, ride on to die; the Father = on His sapphire throne expects His own anointed Son." Postlude: Winchester New (After the Last Verse, Malcolm Archer) Steve Steven Weyand Folkers Director of Music St. Lambert RC Church Skokie, IL  
(back) Subject: Where is this church? From: "Bob Elms" <bobelms@westnet.com.au> Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 13:24:01 +0800   Yesterday Foxtel telecast a performance of two Bach Cantatas from a huge church in the UK, almost certainly a large cathedral I would say. Very = long in comparison to the width. Unfortunately there was no mention of what church building it was or where it was. The only clue was that the = telecast originated from BBC Wales in 2000. The church was stone of course but with = a curious mottled appearance on some of the side walls. The ceiling was dark =   timber with many large trusses or rafters transversly across the ceiling.   Can anyone in the UK tell me where it was, as the organ did not look like one of the usual British Cathedral organs? The organ appeared to be new and in appearance was similar to photos I = have seen in OR of work by Gwynne and Goetze, or possibly one of the Irish builders. Light coloured case (oak?) with high percentage polished tin pipework. The case had two turrets at the side with large flat timber tops =   on the woodwork like some of the G. and G. casework. There appeared to be = a Ruckpositive or a chaire organ but the long shots made it rather difficult =   to see exactly what was there. The organ was very high above and behind = the choir on what appeared to be an organ gallery a long way away from the = front of the building. The audience was probably about 1000 people but hard to judge exactly.   The Church had gothic windows at floor level with leaded panes of clear glass but the small upper windows of which there were many high above the floor, were arched Romanesque style as also were the arches in the side aisles. Some of the doors leading off the nave had doorways topped by = three curved lintels like a clover leaf. There were at least six stone statues behind the altar area., each in an alcove of its own.   There was a small choir organ, movable, used for some of the soloists, and = a period orchestra (strings), and a period woodwind group also.   I am curious. Can anyone identify the church and the organ for me? Thank you, Bob Elms.       -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.308 / Virus Database: 266.7.3 - Release Date: 15/03/2005