Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad) Yamaha CP4 Rebate
Yamaha CP4 Rebate
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
76 registered (Bellicapelli, beeboss, 36251, Batuhan, 19 invisible), 862 Guests and 18 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#1835012 - 01/30/12 01:48 PM this is what i want
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, ├Ľun (apple in Estonian)

Top
(ads) Sweetwater / Roland
Kawai Superb Stage Piano and Controller

Click Here


#1835015 - 01/30/12 01:55 PM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
Dave Horne Offline
5000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/07/04
Posts: 5293
Loc: Vught, The Netherlands
I've toyed with the idea of buying an organ though one slightly smaller than the one in that link. They are not as expensive as one would think.

Over here the brand name Johannus is the favorite but that's because it's made in this country.
_________________________
website

mp3\wav files

AvantGrand N3, CP5

Top
#1835020 - 01/30/12 02:11 PM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
voxpops Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/20/07
Posts: 3195
Loc: Oregon
That's one serious organ! I think you'd need a large space (and no neighbors) for that. Maybe the best thing is to live close to a cathedral and become friends with the organist/choirmaster - or just become the cathedral organist.
_________________________
"you don't need to have been a rabbit in order to become a veterinarian"

mabraman, 2015

Top
#1835043 - 01/30/12 02:39 PM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
piRround Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/14/09
Posts: 325
Loc: Yarmouth, Maine
Apple, have you heard of the man in Alaska who built a pipe organ in his house? That's what you need!
_________________________
Sandy


Top
#1835137 - 01/30/12 04:28 PM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
PianoWorksATL Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 09/19/09
Posts: 2895
Loc: Atlanta, GA
Rodgers and Roland have teamed up and the Roland "Classic" Organs save you a lot for a reasonable compromise. I had fun watching others in their booth at NAMM this year. And yeah, the big Rodgers is totally amazing.
_________________________
Sam Bennett
PianoWorks - Atlanta Piano Dealer
B÷sendorfer, Estonia, Seiler, Grotrian, Weber & Hailun
Pre-Owned: Yamaha, Kawai, Steinway & other fine pianos
Full Restoration Shop
www.PianoWorks.com
www.youtube.com/PianoWorksAtlanta

Top
#1835307 - 01/30/12 07:29 PM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
doremi Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/06/07
Posts: 1786
.
_________________________
I am 'doremi' because I play scales smile
Had I progressed to playing chords,
I would be 'domisol' shocked

Top
#1835320 - 01/30/12 08:07 PM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
i did buy an old Allen church organ, electric.. set up, delivered, and warrantied for a year for 600 bucks..

2 manuals, full pedal board, 2 small speakers - analog, not digital.... a small/med 1970s organ.. it sure makes practicing easy. It is quite old tho and definitely not a showcase piece.

Anyway, they have these new digital organs with a master control board and extraordinary speakers.. I listened to an online presentation.. and was absolutely blown away..

Maybe Craig Smith knows what I am talking about.

It is easy apparently to create recreate the 'samples' because a couple companies have been working on it so long. When i find a proper link I will share it.. for 80,000, one can have huge cathedral sound at the fraction of the expense of a huge pipe organ.


something like that.



_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, ├Ľun (apple in Estonian)

Top
#1835321 - 01/30/12 08:11 PM Re: this is what i want [Re: piRround]
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
Originally Posted By: piRround
Apple, have you heard of the man in Alaska who built a pipe organ in his house? That's what you need!


I did!
_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, ├Ľun (apple in Estonian)

Top
#1835361 - 01/30/12 09:54 PM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
Dr Popper Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/30/09
Posts: 1722
Loc: Hancock Park LA (not again)
That thing makes a B3 look portable
_________________________
"I'm still an idiot and I'm still in love" - Blue Sofa - The Plugz 1981 (Tito Larriva)
Disclosure : I am professionally associated with Arturia but my sentiments are my own only.

Top
#1835582 - 01/31/12 07:34 AM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
this guy in Alaska?

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8051761741243950629#

i realize there is an organ forum but no one ever goes down there ( in the basement area of the forums).

anyway, a digital organ is a keyboard kind of.. hope I am not stepping on any toes.
_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, ├Ľun (apple in Estonian)

Top
#1835633 - 01/31/12 10:01 AM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
Talaf Offline
Full Member

Registered: 08/14/11
Posts: 68
I have an Alhborn which sounds great (2 manuals/full pedal, 20 something stops). While it'll never be the same a the "real" deal it fits practicing nicely.

If I had alot of money I'd trade it up for another manual and some orchestral sounds, because I think strings blend nicely with organ sounds, but that's quite the expense.

Big organs are cool though. One of my favorite stops in music stores ;-)

Top
#1835638 - 01/31/12 10:12 AM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
we have an organ factory in nearby Lawrence Kansas, - pipe organs!

I get to play on 4 church organs.. One big Allen, One older, not too big pipe organ.. it's the funnest, One small Allen, and One BIG kick *** Rodgers.. maybe it's the funnest. I haven't had a chance to really explore it fully.

my little Allen is kind of broke. the presets down't work for one thing which is ok. I have one volume pedal and a crescendo.

just for practicing, but it fits in my home office.
_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, ├Ľun (apple in Estonian)

Top
#1835640 - 01/31/12 10:13 AM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
I still haven't found a link to this incredible digital assembly i heard a demonstration of. very impressive and a step above the best electric digital organs.
_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, ├Ľun (apple in Estonian)

Top
#1835658 - 01/31/12 11:00 AM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
piRround Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/14/09
Posts: 325
Loc: Yarmouth, Maine
Apple, this is the guy I was talking about:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxbOGbVApYE
_________________________
Sandy


Top
#1835792 - 01/31/12 04:11 PM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
Thanks Sandy, I guess I read about another guy.. probably in another state even. very enjoyable video btw. I'd love to have theater organ too.. I'd love to live in that home too, but i don't know if there is room for my piano, and who knows if they'd have me. ... LOL.

Bish is a wonderful organist btw... nothing like cameron carpenter tho.
_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, ├Ľun (apple in Estonian)

Top
#1835810 - 01/31/12 04:47 PM Re: this is what i want [Re: apple*]
piRround Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/14/09
Posts: 325
Loc: Yarmouth, Maine
Yeah, I think he came to Portland some months ago. I wish I could have heard him.
I keep seeing organs on craigslist for practically pennies and I keep trying to figure out how I could possibly fit one into my tiny house. I'm really enamored with the big theater organs.
_________________________
Sandy


Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
Trade Regrets - Gary Burgett
A tribute to Gary Burgett 1950-2015 one of the founders of PianoDisc and Mason & Hamlin. RIP Gary
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
Composer Statuettes
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
Mason & Hamlin Piano Factory Tours
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Knabe Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
J. P. Schiedmayer, G 314
by Man
05/22/15 01:41 AM
First day at piano camp
by TwoSnowflakes
05/22/15 12:07 AM
New GEAR alert!
by Jay Roland
05/21/15 10:00 PM
John Thompson's Modern Course
by TheGift
05/21/15 06:32 PM
Few questions from a beginner.
by praisethesun
05/21/15 05:00 PM
What's Hot!!
New Forum for Selling Your Products or Services
--------------------
Historic Piano Documents
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
79,367 Registered Members
44 Forums
164,236 Topics
2,409,060 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission