On Sat, 16 Feb 2008 15:59:06 -0500, Tilman Skowroneck wrote:
> I never saw Neupert senior
> in person.
That must have been 82 then. I had a 2x8 Italian in Maple with me then.
I remember Wittmayer with a Grimaldi copy that went out of tune when
you picked it up. While it is normal - or should be - that picking up
the front right corner causes the pitch to drop, it should go right
back up when the thing is put down again. This one didn't and it didn't
like having the tail lifted, either. Coming into the large Aula at the
right front corner, the Grimaldi stood back against the wall at the far
This was the year of the binge, too. I don't think Martin Sassmann was
there in 1983. If he was, He sure kept to himself.
Quite probable since the household situation was very taught to day the
least. I knew this from his son Egbert who took his Master together
with me. He had been at Adlam and Burnett. To the exam, he brought a
quite passable copy of the Boston Blanchet, following Dowd' drawing.
This had een a mainstay instrument with A&B. After only a very short
time, Egbert told his father to go stick it and went into male nurses
training which he became and is still doing as far as I know.
> The Ring-restoration-report was indeed the one that I
> remember best.
I thought so. I seem to remember your father is a brown tweed jacket
and the more I recollect, I conjure up a young man sitting next to him
during the Scholz "Offenbarung." Only occured to me just now, that that
must have been you.