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WESTERN AUSTRALIAN PIPE ORGANS


Name of institution Residence of Mrs Annette Goerke
Type of institution Private residence
Street Address Pandora Drive
City City Beach
State Western Australia
Postcode
Country Australia
Name of building Residence of Mrs Annette Goerke
Name of room
Dates of the building
Architect’s and builder’s names
Special architectural features
Special fittings
Other location information
Name of contact
Mailing Address
Telephone
Email
Other contact information
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Date of previous organs None
Detail of previous organs
Dates when key work has been undertaken
Dates of any moves that have taken place
Variations from original design of organ
Information on previous organs
Information about comparable instruments to previous organs
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Present organ
Type of installation
Case description
Placement in room
Builder's name Lynn Kirkham, Perth.
Opus number 1
Date of completion/installation 1978
Construction materials
Number of manuals Two (2)
Key compasses C-c
Number of keys 61
Key material Naturals Grenadilla, accidentals Pear
Pedal compass C-g
Number of pedals 32
Pedalboard type Radiating concave (English)
Pedalboard material Oak frame and pedals
Type of chests Bar and slider
Type of key action Mechanical
Type of stop action Electric
Couplers Positif to Grand, Grand to Pedale, Positif to Pedale
Tremulants
Accessories   
Console type
Stop label material
Placement
General design Classical French
Playing aids
Divisions   
Wind pressures
Stop list
GRAND ORGUE
Quintadena 16'
Bourdon 8'
Prestant 4'
Flûte 4'
Nasard  2 2/3'
Doublette 2'
Tierce 1 3/5'
Plein Jeu VI
Fourniture IV
Trompette 8'
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POSITIF
Flûte à Cheminée 8'
Prestant 4'
Flûte 4'
Quinte-flûte 2 2/3'
Quarte de nasard 2
Tierce 1 3/5'
Larigot 1 1/3'
Cymbale II
Cromorne 8'
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PEDALE
Soubasse 16'
Flûte 8'
Flûte 4'
Trompette 8'
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Total number of stops 24
Total number of ranks 28
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ Completion of organ to original design in 1999 by Patrick Elms & Co.
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ
Information on current organ The Plein Jeu - Fourniture mixtures in the Grand Orgue are obtained from the same ranks of pipes by a double slide arrangement to give two mixture compositions, a  Plein  Jeu VI with 16' harmonics to go with the 16' chorus for French music and a  Fourniture IV with only 8' harmonics, more suitable for Bach, etc.
Comparable instruments to current organ None in Australia
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder Trinity College Chapel, Perth
Photographs
Technical documents  Technical data from Lynn Kirkham
General documents
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Supporting information
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Document control Original entries J R Elms, OAM, Gazetteer of Western Australian Pipe Organs, 1971, 1999,2003 and 2004.
This entry D B Duncan 25 November 2008.
Additional information supplied from Lynn Kirkham 21 January 2009.
Updated specification from Patrick Elms 04 January 2011.





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