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Redundant Organ Movements – May 2018

The following organs have been removed from the Redundant Organs list: Epping (NSW): Lifeway (formerly St Mark’s) Lutheran Church. George Fincham & Sons, 1972. Purchased by Steve Woolcott, Central Coast of NSW. Moorooduc (Vic): Private residence. Laurie Pipe Organs, 1966. Purchased by Wakeley Pipe Organs; to be placed temporarily in […]

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Redundant organ: St Alban’s Anglican Church, North Melbourne

St Alban’s Anglican Church, North Melbourne Builder unknown (mid-19th century English) Restored 1988 Australian Pipe Organs This organ was classified in 1981 by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) 1 manual, 6 speaking stops, pedal pulldowns, mechanical action. Dimensions: [not supplied] Contact: Mira Rajcevic, Property Manager, Anglican Diocese of Melbourne […]

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Redundant organ: Lifeway (formerly St Mark’s) Lutheran Church, Epping

Lifeway (formerly St Mark’s) Lutheran Church, Epping George Fincham & Sons, Melbourne, 1972 (‘Positiv’ organ) Installed in present location 1973 from Ormond College Chapel, Parkville, Vic 1 manual, 5 speaking stops, no pedals, mechanical action Dimensions: [not supplied] Contact: Mark Simpfendorfer 02 9876 2574 or 0413 836 340 or mark.simpfendorfer@lifeway.net.au

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2018 OHTA Conference – Sydney, NSW

Planning is well advanced for this year’s conference. This will feature visits to the significant collection of 19th century instruments by noted English builders in NSW. There will be a concert on the famous Hill at Sydney Town Hall and a paper discussing the Hill legacy. A day will be […]

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Splendours on the Hill – Volume One

This exciting new disc gives fresh voice to one of Sydney’s best preserved historic organs, with a very wide variety of pieces that showcase the instrument’s dual personalities as both a Liturgical and concert organ. Kurt Ison is the Convener of the Christ Church St Laurence Sydney’s successful monthly organ […]

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Soaring Sounds

The choice of music in the first commercial recording of the 1877 Hill & Son concert organ at Tanunda has been influenced by works performed on the organ when it was placed in Adelaide Town Hall and played upon by distinguished local and overseas performers up to the visit of […]

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OHTA Foundation Fund & Australian Pipe Organ Centre

The establishment of the OHTA Foundation Fund was formally approved by OHTA Council at its meeting in September 2017.  Donations and Bequests to the Fund are invited to support the work of OHTA into the future. The proposal for an Australian Pipe Organ Centre was first raised in OHTA News in January 2014, and was approved […]

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Lost Pipe Organs of Australia: A Pictorial Record

This book has been published to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the foundation of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia in 1977. It provides a pictorial record of pipe organs in Australia that have been lost through various agencies. Some have simply been removed and broken up, others have been […]

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Notice of Meeting

THE ORGAN HISTORICAL TRUST OF AUSTRALIA ABN 99 005 443 372   NOTICE OF MEETING Notice is hereby given that the 40th Annual General Meeting of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia will be held on Tuesday 26 September 2017 at 9.00 am at St Mark’s Anglican Church, 250 George […]