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WESTERN AUSTRALIAN PIPE ORGANS




Name of institution

Residence of Mr Keith Poole

Type of institution Private Residence
Street Address Masefield Avenue
City North Lake
State Western Australia
Postcode
Country Australia
Name of building
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 Free standing
Case description
Placement in room
Builder's name Charles Dirksen, Brisbane.
Opus number
Date of completion/installation c1960
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
Tremulants
Accessories   
Console type
Stop label material
Placement
General design
Playing aids
Divisions   
Wind pressures
Stop list
GREAT
Bourdon  16'      
A
Open Diapason 8' B
Gedeckt 8' A
Principal 4' B
Flute 4' A
Nazard 2-2/3' A
Fifteenth 2' B
Piccolo 1' A
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SWELL
Bourdon 16' A
Open Diapason 8' B
Gedeckt 8' A
Principal 4' B
Flute 4' A
Nazard 2-2/3' A
Fifteenth 2' B
Piccolo 1' A
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PEDAL
Bourdon       
16' A
Principal  8' B
Bass Flute 8' A
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Total number of stops 19
Total number of ranks 2 ranks extended
(Stop list taken from Rosny Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint, Hobart, Tasmania)
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ Built for Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Doubleview.
Relocated to the residence of Mr K Poole, North Lake in 1990
Information on current organ
Comparable instruments to current organ A similar organ is installed in St Matthew's Church, Armadale
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder Charles Dirksen built a number of small extended organs for the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints across Australia.
Photographs
Technical documents 
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 01 February 2009.


 

This page last updated 01 February 2009


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