Organ Questions & Answers

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Organ Project Questions March 13

by St John's

What about the Roberts Organ at Drummoyne is that not a suitable option? The answer takes a bit of time so please bear with me. The Roberts Organ is 13 ranks the Rendall is 16. So the Roberts would have to be expanded upon, which Jewkes himself acknowledges. The proposed HNB is 31 ranks. I […]

Organ Project Questions 5 March 2018

by St John's

How can the parish realistically be expected to move the organ project forward at the AVM by collectively answering questions in the three areas a) the vision for music at St John’s b). the choice of organ c) Foundation Trust Monies because a vital process, Parish Strategy Meeting, as outlined in the May 2017 timeline […]

Organ Questions General February 19 2018

by St John's

I was in a chapel recently where the organ was so loud it was unpleasant.  I was told one could not simply turn down the volume.  Is this correct and has consideration been given to the size of the church?  A great question. The question is really one of acoustics as well as the issue […]

Organ Project General Questions February 14

by St John's

ON WHAT BASIS IS IT DEEMED THAT THE CURRENT ORGAN WILL FAIL & WHEN ? When it stops working. No one can tell us definitively when it will fail. Jewkes has said it will fail, but he is not willing to give a time frame, for he and others do not have that ability to […]

Organ Questions General 12 February 2018

by St John's

Organ Glossary of Terms If you are like me, and a complete and utter novice on organ terms below are two links to web sites that can help you out in understanding some of the terms that will be used in answering the various questions. I do hope you will find there helpful, I have. […]

Organ Questions Introduction

by St John's

Dear Friends, As we commence looking afresh at the question of the organ replacement one of the important parts of that conversation is this blog. Between now and the AVM on the 25th of March you have the opportunity to ask questions. Every question that is asked will get a response and will be published […]