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Category Archive: Client Projects

Emergency Church Organ Hire | St Marylebone Parish Church

  Early on the morning of Friday November 13th (in 2015) we received an e-mail (9.30am) from a church asking if they could hire an organ, as their magnificent Rieger organ blower had failed. By 10.30 that morning we had offered the church 2 options and we had an agreement to supply but without commitment to make […]

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20 Organs for the United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE)

Earlier this year we received our largest ever enquiry for 20 single manual instruments to replace a variety of older instruments from various manufacturers used in the UGLE meeting rooms. Needless to say this was an exciting prospect and we duly sharpened our pencil and were delighted to have the order confirmed in the spring. […]

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Have Organ Will Travel

I never cease to be amazed with the level of trouble some organists will go to, to ensure that they are able to play. Especially those in the hauptwerk community. These extraordinarily enthusiastic musicians often share with us on our Facebook Page – about the quite large and complex instruments they have put together from all sorts of […]

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Philip Meaden, a client with a very special home instrument

It is always a joy to see a number of our loyal customers upgrading instruments over time as they move from 2 to 3 manuals or from older technology to the very latest we have available. Some of our customers even have more than one instrument! It is rare though to have the pleasure of […]

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Our Regent 356 in Ely Cathedral for Advent

In late October the Kings School Ely lent their Envoy 350-FV to the Cathedral for a performance of the Widor Mass for 2 organs.  The instrument so impressed the Cathedral Music team that they approached us for an instrument to add flexibility to their Advent music programme. As you can see from the pictures below […]

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2 Manuals become 3 | St Mary the Virgin Witney

The main and civic church for the town of Witney, Saint Mary’s, was re-dedicated in 1243.  As you can see the church sits in a prominent position at the head of the town green with a substantial spire above the crossing. The fine west window (and our reworked console) can be seen at the foot […]

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Tony, a Regent 356 customer shares his experiences.

Tony would be delighted to welcome organists contemplating the purchase of a Viscount to explore his home installation. If you are interested to do this please first call Viscount to be given Tony’s contact information. I have wanted for some time now to share my experience in purchasing a new organ for my home use. […]

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A New Interior for Cleckheaton Methodist Church

Did you know the poor church mouse was originally a hungry one? The saying was originally said to be hungry as a church mouse. Churches in the 1600’s had no kitchens to cook meals and no storage or pantries to store food. A mouse that was so unlucky to take up residence in a church […]

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Top of the Class | Top of its Class

This year we have worked on a large number of school installations.  And, since we prepared this recent advert (see below) – we have also supplied King’s School Ely and Pinewood School Bourton to add to our school installation projects. Some of these schools have very fine pipe organs and have used our instruments to […]

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Selby Abbey in Yorkshire Choose Viscount

Early in September 2014 we were delighted to have been chosen by Selby Abbey to provide a temporary instrument for up to 2 years while the large and historic Hill  (with some later alterations by Hill Norman & Beard)  pipe organ is restored by Principal Pipe Organs of York. It always a joy to install […]

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The Guildhall School of Music and Drama Enjoys Their Digital Organ

(Image above courtesy of The Guildhall School of Music and Drama)   We had the privilege of working with the dedicated team at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in attaining and installing a beautiful new digital organ for their 608-seat Concert Hall. The School is reportedly one of the world’s leading drama schools – offering […]

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The Yarm School – A Custom Built Digital Organ For 700-seat Auditorium

The Yarm School, founded in 1978, is an independent school in the picturesque village of Yarm in North East England. We were delighted to install our Regent Classic in the school’s stunning Princess Alexandra Auditorium. We tailored the instrument according to the school’s requirements and custom-built the Regent Classic in a Cavaille-Coll style console, which […]

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