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Hi,

 

I've been asked to give a talk about my time as an organist, and have had a pretty lousy suggestion from the organisers of a title for the speech - which I'm intending to replace before the advertisement goes out. I can think of some better titles but, as we have a good number of creative and witty contributors, just thought I'd ask this board for witty and humourous suggestions, should the Muse descend. The talk will be "warts and all" and will be amusing at times - I hope!

 

Anybody care to suggest some potential titles, please? :o

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Pipe Dreams

Toccata and Fudge

"But I've Only Got Two Hands!"

Out of sight ...

"No, I cannot play you in to the Trout Quintet," and Other Cautionary Tales

Some Organ Music Is Beautiful

Bach and Beyond

 

J

 

 

 

Hi,

 

I've been asked to give a talk about my time as an organist, and have had a pretty lousy suggestion from the organisers of a title for the speech - which I'm intending to replace before the advertisement goes out. I can think of some better titles but, as we have a good number of creative and witty contributors, just thought I'd ask this board for witty and humourous suggestions, should the Muse descend. The talk will be "warts and all" and will be amusing at times - I hope!

 

Anybody care to suggest some potential titles, please? :o

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Pipe Dreams

Toccata and Fudge

"But I've Only Got Two Hands!"

Out of sight ...

"No, I cannot play you in to the Trout Quintet," and Other Cautionary Tales

Some Organ Music Is Beautiful

Bach and Beyond

Swell Party

All things great and small

The devil makes work for idle feet

Messiaen around in lofts

He's Ancient and Modern

The Organ Will Now Play...

Bach To The Future

Manual Labour

 

...I'll get me coat.

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Hi,

 

I've been asked to give a talk about my time as an organist, and have had a pretty lousy suggestion from the organisers of a title for the speech - which I'm intending to replace before the advertisement goes out. I can think of some better titles but, as we have a good number of creative and witty contributors, just thought I'd ask this board for witty and humourous suggestions, should the Muse descend. The talk will be "warts and all" and will be amusing at times - I hope!

 

Anybody care to suggest some potential titles, please? :o

"Seated one day at the organ....."

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Organising the church

Footsie on a Sunday morning - tales from below the bench.

Diapasons and Diaphones.Controlling the church foghorn.

Leading song with electricity and wind. A talk of artists rarely known.

The unsung hero who leads the singing

Often out of sight, but never out of earshot.

 

It all depends on your target audience.

 

AJS

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A few ideas:-

 

 

I MAY NOT WEAR A YELLOW JERSEY, BUT......

 

PLAYING OFF THE WALL.....

 

MY ONLY FRIENDS WERE SPIDERS

 

AN ACT OF REMEMBERANCE....DID I LEAVE THE BLOWER ON?

 

CANDLES IN THE WIND

 

THEY SAID I WOULD GO BLIND PLAYING THE ORGAN

 

THE WIND IN THE PILLARS

 

THE HARMONIOUS WORDSMITH

 

EBONY AND IVORY

 

STOP RIGHT NOW, THANK YOU VERY MUCH

 

THE KIDS TO-DAY THINK THEY'RE LOUD

 

THE UPS AND DOWNS OF A MANUAL WORKER

 

VIVA VOCE UMANA

 

MM

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Pulling out all the stops...

 

Below the belt....

 

Puffing billy....

 

Me and my tuba mirabilis...

 

Me and my tin whistles...

 

What big pipes you've got...

 

Having a swell time

 

Having a great time

 

Of pipes and pallets

 

Prinzipals and pommers (or for any other alliteration for that matter, check out www.organstops.org)

 

1001 pipes

 

For the risqué...

My organ's bigger than yours...

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Sorry for the multiple postings - every time I pressed the 'Add Reply' button I went to a screen that said some sort of flood control measure was in place and to try again in 20 seconds, which I did.

 

If anyone can tell me how to delete the multiple posts, I'd be happy to, but I can't see how to do that.

 

:o

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