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Redmond Maring Residence

Redmond Maring Residence

Redmond Maring Residence

Redmond Maring Residence

Redmond Maring Residence

Name of institution Residence of J Maring
Type of institution Private residence
Street Address
City Redmond
State Western Australia
Postcode 6327
Country Australia
Name of building Residence of J Maring
Name of room Lounge
Dates of the building
Architect’s and builder’s names
Special architectural features New lounge room built in 2006 specially designed to house the organ
Special fittings
Other location information
Name of contact
Mailing Address
Telephone
Email
Other contact information
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Date of previous organs 1972
Detail of previous organs F. J Larner & Co. One (1) manual mechanical action organ of five stops installed at Byford residence in 1988.
Originally built in 1972 by F.J. Larner & Co. for St Philip's Anglican Church, Cottesloe.
Dates when key work has been undertaken New American Oak case constructed for theorgan at Mr Maring's Byford residence.
Dates of any moves that have taken place Sold in 1996 to F J Larner and broken up.
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 Freestanding
Case description Open plan
Placement in room
Builder's name J Maring
Opus number 1
Date of completion/installation 1996
Construction materials
Number of manuals Two (2)
Key compasses
Number of keys
Key material
Pedal compass
Number of pedals None
Pedalboard type
Pedalboard material
Type of chests
Type of key action Electro-magnetic
Type of stop action Electro-magnetic
Couplers Great to Pedal, Swell to Pedal, Swell to Great.
Tremulants
Accessories   
Console type Integrated stopkey
Stop label material
Placement
General design
Playing aids
Divisions    Manual 
Wind pressures
Stop list
GREAT
Open Diapason 8'
Rohr Gedeckt 8'
Principal 4'
Nazard 2-2/3'
Fifteenth 2'
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SWELL
Open Diapason 8'
Rohr Gedeckt 8'
Flute 4'
Piccolo 2'
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PEDAL
Bourden
(Lowest 12 pipes not complete)
16'
Flute 8'
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Total number of stops Eleven (11)
Total number of ranks Two (2) - Diapason, Flute
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ New frame constructed for the chests and installed into specially created lounge room in 2006.
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ Removed from Byford on sale of property in 2003.
Placed in storage until 2006 when the organ was rebuilt in Redmond, Albany, by J Maring.  
Information on current organ There is a plaque at St. George's Cathedral, Perth, in memory of twelve former choristers who died in the Great War.  It records that the Lieblick Gedacht stop on the Great organ was given in memory of these twelve, and that it was dedicated on Anzac Day 1931.  An informative article about these choristers was written by Andrew Gardner.  This rank of pipes has been used as the Rohr Gedeckt unit rank in the Maring organ.
Comparable instruments to current organ
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder
Photographs
Technical documents  Information provided by Mr Jake Maring, 17 February 2009.
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 17 February 2009.



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