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Residence of Mrs Annette Goerke, City Beach

Name of institution Residence of Mrs Annette Goerke
Type of institution Private residence
Street Address Pandora Drive
City City Beach
State Western Australia
Country Australia
Name of building Residence of Mrs Annette Goerke
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
Other contact information
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
Present organ
Type of installation
Case description
Placement in room
Builder's name Lynn Kirkham, Perth.
Opus number 1
Date of completion/installation 1978
Construction materials
Number of manuals Two (2)
Key compasses C-c
Number of keys 61
Key material Naturals Grenadilla, accidentals Pear
Pedal compass C-g
Number of pedals 32
Pedalboard type Radiating concave (English)
Pedalboard material Oak frame and pedals
Type of chests Bar and slider
Type of key action Mechanical
Type of stop action Electric
Couplers Positif to Grand, Grand to Pedale, Positif to Pedale
Console type
Stop label material
General design Classical French
Playing aids
Wind pressures
Stop list
Quintadena 16'
Bourdon 8'
Prestant 4'
Flûte 4'
Nasard  2 2/3'
Doublette 2'
Tierce 1 3/5'
Plein Jeu VI
Fourniture IV
Trompette 8'
Flûte à Cheminée 8'
Prestant 4'
Flûte 4'
Quinte-flûte 2 2/3'
Quarte de nasard 2
Tierce 1 3/5'
Larigot 1 1/3'
Cymbale II
Cromorne 8'
Soubasse 16'
Flûte 8'
Flûte 4'
Trompette 8'
Total number of stops 24
Total number of ranks 28
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ Completion of organ to original design in 1999 by Patrick Elms & Co.
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ
Information on current organ The Plein Jeu - Fourniture mixtures in the Grand Orgue are obtained from the same ranks of pipes by a double slide arrangement to give two mixture compositions, a  Plein  Jeu VI with 16' harmonics to go with the 16' chorus for French music and a  Fourniture IV with only 8' harmonics, more suitable for Bach, etc.
Comparable instruments to current organ None in Australia
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder Trinity College Chapel, Perth
Technical documents  Technical data from Lynn Kirkham
General documents
Supporting information
Document control Original entries J R Elms, OAM, Gazetteer of Western Australian Pipe Organs, 1971, 1999,2003 and 2004.
This entry D B Duncan 25 November 2008.
Additional information supplied from Lynn Kirkham 21 January 2009.
Updated specification from Patrick Elms 04 January 2011.