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Residence of Mr Graham Devenish, Mount Pleasant


Devenish Residence

Devenish Residence

Devenish Residence

Name of institution Residence of Graham Devenish
Type of institution Private Residence
Street Address Bateman Road
City Mount Pleasant
State Western Australia
Postcode
Country Australia
Name of building Residence of Graham and Rosemerry Devenish
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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Previous organ(s)
Date of previous organ None
Detail of previous organ
Dates when key work has been undertaken
Dates of any moves that have taken place
Variations from original design of organ
Information on previous organ
Information about comparable instruments to previous organ
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Present organ
Type of installation
Freestanding
Case description Open (no casework)
Placement in room
Builder's name F.J. Larner & Co.
Opus number
Date of completion/installation 1968
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
Great-Swell, Great-Pedal, Swell-Pedal
Tremulants Swell
Accessories   
Console type Drawstop
Stop label material
Placement
General design
Playing aids
Divisions    Great, Swell, Pedal
Wind pressures
Stop list
GREAT
Open Diapason 8 A
Rohr Flute 8 B
Principal 4 A
Fifteenth 2 A
Cymbal II (22.26)
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SWELL
Dulciana 8 C
Rohr Flute 8 B
Dulcet 4 C
Spitz Flute 4 B
Nazard 2 2/3 C
Flagelot 2 B
Oboe 8
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PEDAL
Bourdon 16 D
Bass Flute 8 B
Fifteenth 4 A
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Total number of stops
15
Total number of ranks 6
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ Built in 1968 for the Morley Methodist Church using some pipework from the Riley organ formerly in St Hilda's Church, North Perth and the Pedal Bourdon from Forrest Park Methodist Church, Mount Lawley.
1m., 8 sp.st., 2c., el.mag.
Gt: 8.8.4.2.1-1/3. Sw: prep.for only. Ped: 16.

Rebuilt and enlarged 1978 F.J. Larner & Co.
2m., 4 rks. ext. (mixture prepared-for), 3c., el.mag.
Removed in 1997 to storage

Relocated to the Residence of Mr Kingsley Jones

Removed 2014 by Pipe Organs WA Pty Ltd to the residence of Graham Devenish, Mount Pleasant.
Computer control system by Tomasz Nowak added in 2020.
Toggle system to the keyboards to simulate pluck
Inclusion of two reycled ranks:
Great - Cymbal II 22.26
(Ex Larner organ, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Geraldton)
Swell - Oboe 8'
(Ex Hufner/Dodd organ, St Lawrence, Dalkeith)
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ
Information on current organ
Comparable instruments to current organ
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder
Photographs Photographs by Bruce Duncan 14 November 2015
Technical documents 
General documents
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Supporting information
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Document control This entry D B Duncan 03 Oct 2014.
Photographs and stoplist added Bruce Duncan 24 Nov 2015
Additional information Graham Devenish 13 Dec 2020


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