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Ormond
Christ Church, Ormond: the organ following the rebuild by John Larner
[photograph by John Maidment (1978)]



Name of institution Christ Church Anglican Church
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GREAT
Open Diapason 8' new metal bass CC-BB
Stopped Diapason 8'    
Dulciana 8'    
Principal 4'    
Flute 4'
Twelfth 2 2/3'    
Fifteenth 2'
Mixture 19.22 II new
 
SWELL
Clarabella 8' Walker, from Winthrop Hall
Viola da Gamba 8' gvd.bass  
Gemshorn 4'    
Flageolet 2'    
Sesquialtera 12.17 II TC  
Quint 1 1/3'    
Mixture 22.26 II
Cornopean 8'
Oboe 8' Fincham, with new bass
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PEDAL
Bourdon 16' A  
Flute 8' A  
Fifteenth 4' new
Bassoon 16'
Spare slide for reed 4'
 
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Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ Built by George Fincham 1864
This organ was rebuilt and enlarged in 1978 by Perth organbuilder John Larner in association with the church organist Julie Dunlop. A second manual division was added, and the action and console replaced. The original pipework and windchest remained to form the Great Organ and the Fincham casework was retained.

Rebuilt 1983 George Fincham & Sons Pty Ltd 2 manuals, 22 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ Opened at the Congregational Church, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, 1865 1 manual, 9 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Installed at Christ Church, Ormond by C.W. Andrewartha c.1939
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Technical documents  Historical and Technical Documentation by John Maidment
© OHTA, 2013 (last updated February 2013)
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Document control This entry D B Duncan 05 March 2018.