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A beautiful 2-manual and pedal pipe organ built by Peter Collins in 2006.

The organ fits within standard ceiling heights (8 foot), and would be equally suited to use in a house, church, school or college.

Oak case, panels veneered to match.

Manual I (58 notes)
  • Chimney Flute 8
  • Principal 4
  • Cymbal 11
Manual II (58 notes)
  • Gedact 8
  • Fifteenth 2
Pedal (30 notes) by transmission from manual stops
  • Wood Gedact 8
  • Principal 4
  • Fifteenth 2


Mechanical action

Organ Dimensions (in cm):
  • Height 235
  • Width 170
  • Depth 130

Price: 15,000 (excludes dismantling, removal and delivery, which is at the cost of the buyer)

The organ can be viewed in Battersea, London.
Organs on eBay or for urgent sale / Re: My house organ for sale
« Last post by organforumadmin on October 18, 2018, 08:37:48 PM »
We sent an email out to members about this and hope that something results.

Kind regards,

Forum Admin
Organs on eBay or for urgent sale / Re: My house organ for sale
« Last post by diapason on October 16, 2018, 01:59:15 PM »
A plug for this, please.  It absolutely won't fit into my new house.  As I'm moving very soon it will need to be dismantled for storage this week.
Electronic Organs / Hauptwerk instrument for sale with eight organs installed
« Last post by David Pinnegar on October 03, 2018, 11:40:15 AM »

This instrument is for sale on account of the passing of its builder. Originally working with a pipe-organ organ builder he went on to become a connoisseur of instruments and of French Baroque in particular and the console is constructed to perfection.

Anyone interested please contact me and I will put you in touch with his widow.

Best wishes

David P
Organs in danger / Kenneggy Methodist Church Organ (Cornwall)
« Last post by David Elliott on October 01, 2018, 04:44:56 PM »
The administrator of the Helston and Lizard Methodist Church circuit has asked me if anyone would be interested in an organ they no longer have any use for. The building is to be cleared. Details can be found by searching the NPOR under 'Kenneggy'.
It is IIP tracker with only 9 ranks. O.D., Dulc., Clarabella and StBass at 8' with Principal 4' on the Great and Gambe, Lieblich Gedact and Violin D all at 8' on the Swell. The usual pedal Bourdon 16' as well. The Violin Diapason apparently replaced the original Oboe 8' (making the organ slightly less interesting!)
It is not clear whether the Organ builders Chenery & Lock were the original builders or simply responsible for the renovation in 1976. I'm afraid I've been too lazy to look them up to check.
There is a photo of the organ on the NPOR page.
Organs on eBay or for urgent sale / 2+P Hele on Ebay in Gwent, southeast Wales
« Last post by Contrabombarde on September 22, 2018, 10:24:53 PM »
As subject line.

GREAT: Open Diapason (8'), Claribel Flute (8'), Dulciana (8'), Harmonic Flute (4')
SWELL: (enclosed): Violin Diapason (8'), Lieblich Gedackt (8'), Gemshorn (4'), Piccolo (2'), Oboe (8'), Tremulant
PEDAL: Bourdon (16')
Swell to Great, Great to Pedal, Swell to Pedal; 'hitch down' swell pedal; two combination pedals each to Great & Swell
Questions of Temperament / Re: The Colour of Tuning in Mozart's time
« Last post by David Pinnegar on September 19, 2018, 01:23:53 AM » using a MIDI file using a Yamaha Clavinova in Meantone Temperament shows Mozart to be exploiting Meantone in ways inaudible in modern tuning, and is how one might go about playing it on a fortepiano. The resonance of the tuning with major thirds needs much more sustaining pedal and achieves a much greater singing than modern equal temperament practice induces
8 is a recording of some of the Bach preludes in the worst Meantone keys. It's not impossible to play the Bach 48 in Meantone . . .
Questions of Temperament / The Colour of Tuning in Mozart's time
« Last post by David Pinnegar on September 16, 2018, 02:14:56 AM »
I've recently completed research which led me into writing a paper to be published shortly in being asked to talk to the Friends of the London Mozart Players about "The Colour of Tuning in Mozart's time"

A video of the lecture is on . It was as a result of Arthur Ord-Hume writing in respect to 18th century barrel organs that the tuning made one wince, and that it was intended to, that the penny dropped that Mozart should be auditioned in no less than 1/4 comma meantone. Upon doing so, his piano sonatas revealed most interesting results - it was like developing a photograph, and Mozart's Fantasias in F minor made more sense on two ranks of pipes, as written for, rather than the muscular interpretation we've all enjoyed on full organ with equal temperament.

According with and making audible Schubart's description of the character of each key, written in 1787, I wondered if we might have got the wrong end of the stick with regard to Bach's 48 preludes and fugues for well tempered clavier. The lecture includes demonstrations and those with meantone tuned organs might experiment starting in C with a plain diapason, registering the keys known to Schubart for increasing brightness, and registering the dark keys as in the lecture demonstration, with a mournful Stopped Diapason or Leiblich Gedakt. The cycle of compositions seems to make sense and to work, indicating that it might not have been written to celebrate new tuning but actually to exploit the emotional "Affekt" of each key.

Best wishes

David P
Organs on eBay or for urgent sale / My house organ for sale
« Last post by diapason on September 15, 2018, 12:07:41 PM »
Sadly, I fear that downsizing is looming and I shall need to part with my beautiful Aeolian/Grant Degens & Rippin house organ as it won't fit into a modern property. I bought the organ seven years ago from a world-renowned Organist via this group. It consists of 5 ranks extended to provide full choruses on Great, Swell and Pedal. No reeds. Completely unenclosed. Discus blower. Can be arranged in many different formats to suit available space. The main windchest unit is about 7' long and the pipes fit under a normal ceiling. Very gently voiced for household use. Located in Somerset, near Taunton., England. Open to sensible offers.   Help with dismantling and moving possible.

This is an organ of, essentially, five ranks:
A - Principal 4ʼ (becomes 8ʼ with bass from B)
B - Stopped Flute 8
C - Dulciana 4ʼ (becomes * with bass from B - originally 16ʼ)
D - Tierce 1 3/5
E - Bourdon 16ʼ
Organ builders:-
Circa 1920 - Aeolian Orchestrelle Company
Circa 1948 - ? Davies of Northampton
Circa 1960 - Grant Degens (&Rippin)
Circa 1980 - Roger Taylor
1994 - Principal Pipe Organs
2010 - Principal Pipe Organs
2011 - Paul Derrett, Nigel Parkin & Philip Knighton
Manual l: 61 notes
Diapason 8ʼ A,B
Gedeckt 8ʼ B
Dulciana 8ʼ C,B
Principal 4ʼ A
Dulcette 4ʼ C
Twelth! 2 2/3ʼ C
Fifteenth 2ʼ C
Nineteenth 1 1/3ʼ C
Twentysecond 1ʼ C
Manual ll ! 61 notes
Gedeckt 8ʼ B
Dulciana 8ʼ C,B
Principal 4ʼ A
Flute 4ʼ B
Dulcette 4ʼ C
Nazard 2 2/3ʼ B
Piccolo 2ʼ B

Tierce 1 3/5ʼ D
Twentysecond 1ʼ C
Pedal: 30 notes
Contra Bass 16ʼ B,E
Flute! 8ʼ B
Dulciana 8ʼ C,B
Quint! 5 1/3ʼ C
Fifteenth 5ʼ A
Flute 4ʼ B
Dulcette 4ʼ C
Mixture 19:22 ll
There are stop tabs for two additional pedal stops which are no longer present:
Echo Bass 16ʼ - an electronic stop removed 1994
Contra Dulciana 16ʼ - removed 1994 due to lack of space
Double touch tab stop action. Three adjustable pistons to each manual (Setter board
below music desk).
The organ is unenclosed.

Email me for pictures or more information.
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