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  • BIOS conference at St George the Martyr Southwark

    On Saturday April 29th there will be a day conference run by the British Institute of Organ Studies at St George the Martyr Southwark (at the southern end of the Borough High street), about the much-rebuilt and increasingly unreliable 1702 organ, provided by Abraham Jordan who lived and worked on the opposite side of the …

  • New chairs at Odiham

    The new chairs at Odiham, very smart, and flexible for concerts and public events

  • Easter at All Saints church Odiham

    All Saints Odiham, with the organ still wrapped in plastic to protect it from the removal of the pews and provision of a new floor. On Friday April 8th when Dominic appeared to remove the plastic, there were 150 in church making Easter bonnets

  • William Allen organ at Pilning back in position

    The William Allen organ at St Peter Pilning back in position. Gwendolyn Toth from St Francis of Assisi New York will be giving a concert on June 17th at 7.30pm. Tickets from director of music Jonathan Edwardes on 01454 632646 or churchwardenpilning@gmail.com, or from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/st-peters-church-pilning

  • Organ back in place at Pilning

    The William Allen organ at St Peter Pilning is now back in position. The pews have been removed, apart from six which have been consolidated and restored, there is a new floor, radiators, dado, etc.

  • Dominic vainly trying to control Phil Neal’s tricycle

    Dominic tries to master Phil Neal’s classic tricycle, without success. Phil is our local sculptor, a genius with just about every material, https://en-gb.facebook.com/sculptor.co.in/

  • Samuel Green chamber organ at Croft castle

    On Monday (March 27th) Dominic went to tune the 1786 Samuel Green chamber organ at Croft Castle in Herefordshire. It is one of many chamber organs which do not get played enough, if at all. I hope that from now on applications to play it will be received with enthusiasm! It has been recorded in …

  • Galpin Bible regals at EUCHMI

    Galpin Bible Regal in the Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments. The Regal has also been in store and has just gone on display. It has not been working for many years, though it was repaired about 40 years ago and could be made to work again.

  • St Cecilia’s Hall chamber organ back home

    St Cecilia’s Hall chamber organ…

  • Installation of the chamber organ in St Cecilia’s Hall Edinburgh

    Dominic installing the chamber organ in St Cecilia’s Hall in the Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments. The organ dates from around 1775, and may be by James Jones, who was partner to John Snetzler at the end of his life. It was restored by Noel Mander in 1967 but splits in the bellows …

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