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Contact the Organ Curator, Martin Setchell, here

The Christchurch
Town Hall organ

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Watch Martin Setchell playing the toccata on Joy to the World from his 3-Piece Suite

The score of "Joy to the World" toccata is printed by Fagus-Music

trumpet and organ video

Listen to a 49sec extract from Hans Hielscher's Sonatina recorded live in the Town Hall by Martin Setchell and Sarah Wilson.
Details: Hans Hielscher's website

Welcome to the website of the Rieger
pipeorgan home
in the Christchurch Town Hall, New Zealand

Where do all these sounds come from? What does an organ look like inside? Now you can find out here!

Welcome to the sounds of the


Great Australasian Organs VII

Great Australasian Organ Series - Vol 7 - The Rieger Organ of Christchurch Town Hall played by Martin Setchell.

For a full description, reviews, and how to buy, click here


Three short extracts from "Pink and White", ACD 605, of New Zealand organ works from 1944 to 2005, recorded on the Christchurch Town Hall by Martin Setchell (released in March 2005).

(Sorry - Pink and White is sold out)

200Kb Tui, Korimako and Kokako

More information about Pink and White to be found here


Pokarekare Ana Suite


PInk and White


Extracts from Pictures At An Exhibition, given in the Town Hall by Martin Setchell, with artworks by Philip Trusttum

405 KB Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks

Get Pictures at An Exhibition plus unique footage of the interior of the organ by ordering your DVD here now!!
(Available in PAL multi-zone format)

480KB Great Gate of Kiev
376KB Promenade-Gnomus
380kb Tuilleries
291KB Bydlo
328KB Catacombs

Extracts from Bonbons for Organ 2
Sorry - out of stock

249kb Introduction-Finale to Kiwi Fireworks - Spicer

If you enjoy the world of the organ, you'll just LOVE this book!
[Details. . . ]

352kb Presto from Concerto no 1 in G BWV 592 - JS Bach
375kb Liberty Bell March - Sousa
353kb Sabre Dance - Khachaturian
357kb Cats (From American Suite) - Langlais
335kb Humoresque - Yon
483kb Toccata in F - Jules Grison
422kb Finlandia - Sibelius
361kb Sortie in Bb major - Lefébure-Wély
FILE SIZE Extracts from Bonbons for Organ 1 


Berceuse from the Dolly Suite &
Sicilienne - Faure
Published by Kevin Mayhew in volume "Wonderful World of Faure", transcribed by Martin Setchell
189kb Rondeau - Mouret
239kb Sortie in Eb major - Lefébure-Wély

Setchell 3-piece suite:

Scores are NOW AVAILABLE in a single volume! Published by, the suite is found under the title "Three-Piece Suite".

More details from

317kb Flight of the Bumble Bee - Rimsky-Korsakov
308kb Toccata in d minor - Albert Renaud

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