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"Great Australasian Organs VII", the most recent recording on the Christchurch Rieger BUY now!

Revisit the organ in happier times with Sortie in Eb by Lefébure-Wély, played by Martin Setchell


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Welcome to the website of the pipe organ
in the Christchurch Town Hall
New Zealand

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Launched, September 2013!
"The Organ's Prayer", by Nicole Morelle, translated by Martin Setchell, available for kindle.

Get your Kindle version of "Organ-isms: Anecdotes from the World of the King of Instruments" here today!!

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Slideshows of the organ expansion work and post-earthquake


Check the status of organs around Canterbury post-quakes

Christopher Templeton from the South Island Organ Company has updated the Canterbury earthquake organ casualty list. Sobering reading, but in many cases, some cheerful news. Christopher has organised the data into 3 files: by location, organ size and alphabetically. The files can be downloaded from here.

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