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WESTERN AUSTRALIAN PIPE ORGANS


Holy Rosary School

Doubleview Holy Rosary

Name of institution Our Lady of The Rosary Catholic Church
Type of institution Church
Street Address Angelico Street
City Doubleview
State Western Australia
Postcode
Country Australia
Name of building Our Lady of The Rosary Catholic Church
Name of room Church
Dates of the building 1973
Architect’s and builder’s names Bonaventure Leahy
Special architectural features Toodyay stone walls
Special fittings
Other location information Part of the Holy Rosary School complex
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 F.J. Larner & Co.
Opus number
Date of completion/installation 1974
Construction materials
Number of manuals Two (2)
Key compasses
Number of keys
Key material
Pedal compass
Number of pedals
Pedalboard type
Pedalboard material
Type of chests
Type of key action Electro-magnetic
Type of stop action Electro-magnetic
Couplers Swell to Great
Swell to Pedal
Great to Pedal
Tremulants Swell
Accessories   
Console type
Stop label material
Placement
General design
Playing aids
Divisions    Great, Swell, Pedal
Wind pressures
Stop list
GREAT
Open Diapason 8'
Stopped Diapason 8'
Salicional 8'
Octave 4'
Rohr Flute 4'
Nazard 2-2/3'
Block Flute 2'
Mixture 26.29 II
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SWELL
Hohl Flute 8'
Salicional 8'
Principal 4'
Flauto Traverso 4'
Octave 2'
Quint 1-1/3'
Scharf (29.33.36) III
Fagotto 16'
Trumpet 8'
Clarion 4'

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PEDAL
Bourdon
16'
Octavebass 8'
Choralbass 8'
Flute 4'
Fagotto 16'
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Total number of stops 24
Total number of ranks Some extension
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ Paul Hufner console, pipework & chests from Perth Central Baptist Church; some pipework from 1929 F. Hufner organ, Central Baptist Church and Princess Theatre, Fremantle (Wurlitzer)
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ
Information on current organ Console is retained from the Central Baptist Church organ.
Two new cases for the new installation were made by Doug Miller.
Comparable instruments to current organ
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder
Photographs Photograph of the school from their web site
Technical documents 
General documents Church history from the school web site.
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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 09 January 2009.
Additional detail and stop list from In The Pipeline August/September 2003.

 


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