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  1869 Organ
         
    Builder
      Johann Wolff, Adelaide.
      One manual and two pedals.
         
    Specification
      Manual
      1 Open diapason 8
      2 Stopt diapason 8
      3 Dulciana 8
      4 Principal 4
      5 Flute 4
      6 Fifteenth 2 1954 Organ - located in tower
         
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      Pedal  
      Two unspecified pedal stops.   History Overview
            Years 1844 - 1860
      Couplers 1   Years 1864 - 1887
            Years 1892 - 1926
    This was the first organ in Adelaide to have an independent pedal.   Years 1930 - 1964
            Years 1971 - 1996
    Specification from Southern Cross & South Australian Catholic Herald   Years 2000 - present
    20 May 1869. No pitches given there.   Building Stages
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  1926 Organ   Further Reading
             
    Builder    
      J E Dodd, Adelaide.    
      Two manuals (third prepared for) and pedal.    
             
    Specification    
      Great    
      1 Sub open diapason 16    
      2 Diapason phonon 8    
      3 Open diapason 8    
      4 Open diapason 8    
      5 Dulciana 8    
      6 Principal 4    
      7 Harmonic flute 4    
      8 Fifteenth 2    
      9 Tromba 8    
      S/G sub    
      S/G    
      S/G super    
      Ch/G (prepared for)    
             
      Swell    
     

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Lieblich bourdon 16    
      11 Open diapason 8    
      12 Hohl flute 8    
      13 Viole d’orchestra 8    
      14 Viole celeste 8    
      15 Principal 4    
      16 Flauto traverso 4    
      17 Mixture III    
      18 Cornopean 8    
      19 Oboe 8    
      Tremulant    
      Sw sub octave    
      Sw super octave    
             
      Choir (prepared for)    
      20 Melodic diapason 8    
      21 Lieblich gedackt 8    
      22 Dulcissima 8    
      23 Viole dgamba 8    
      24 Gemshorn 4    
      25 Harmonic piccolo 2    
      26 Clarinet 8    
      Tremulant    
      Sw/Ch    
      Ch sub octave    
      Ch super octave    
             
      Pedal    
      27 Open diapason (wood) 16    
      28 Open diapason (metal) 16    
      29 Bourdon 16    
      30 Echo bass 16    
      31 Octave 8    
      32 Bass flute 8    
      33 Trombone (prepared for) 16    
      Sw/Ped    
      Gt/Ped    
      Ch/Ped (prepared for)    
             
      3 double acting pistons to swell organ.    
      3 composition pedals duplicating above.    
      3 double acting pistons to great organ.    
      3 composition pedals duplicating above.    
      Grand organ by hitching pedal.    
      Balanced swell expression pedal.    
      Balanced choir expression pedal (not connected).    
           
      Action    
      Tubular pneumatic (stop key).    
             
      Console approximately 40 feet from pipes.    
             
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  1954 Organ    
             
    Builder    
    J W Walker & Sons, Ruslip,    
    Rebuild of previous organ.    
             
    Specification    
      Great    
      1 Double diapason 16    
      2 Open diapason No 1 8    
      3 Open diapason No 2 8    
      4 Open diapason No 3 8    
      5 Viola 8    
      6 Wald flute 8    
      7 Principal 4    
      8 Octave 4    
      9 Flute 4    
      10 Fifteenth 2    
      11 Full mixture III CC 17, 19, 22 Mid G# 15, 17, 19 Oct G# 12, 15, 17    
      12 Sharp mixture II CC 26, 29 Tenor C# 22, 26 Mid C 19, 22 Oct C# 15, 19 Top C# 12, 15
      13 Trumpet 8    
      14 Octave trumpet (from No.13) 4    
      Sw/Gt    
      Sw super/Gt    
      Sw sub/Gt    
      Ch/Gt    
             
      Swell    
      15 Lieblich bourdon 16    
      16 Open diapason 8    
      17 Viola da gamba 8    
      18 Celeste 8 (TC)    
      19 Flute 8    
      20 Principal 4    
      21 Flauto traverso 4    
      22 Fifteenth 2    
      23 Mixture III CC 15,19,22 Mid G# 12,15,19 Oct G# 8,12,15    
      24 Double trumpet 16    
      25 Cornopean 8 (from No. 24)    
      26 Oboe 8    
      27 Clarion 4 (from No.24)    
      Tremulant    
      Sw octave    
      Sw sub octave    
      Sw unison off    
             
      Choir    
      28 Contra flute 16 (TC)    
      29 Violin diapason 8    
      30 Violoncello 8    
      31 Flute 8    
      32 Dulciana 8    
      33 Prestant 4 (from No. 29)    
      34 Dulcet 4 (from No. 32)    
      35 Lieblich flute 4    
      36 Nazard 2 2/3 (from No. 35)    
      37 Flautino 2 (from No. 35)    
      38 Contra clarinet 16    
      39 Clarinet 8 (from No. 38)    
      40 Trumpet 8    
      41 Tuba 8    
      42 Octave tuba 4 (from No. 41)    
      Tremulant    
      Sw/Ch    
      Sw super/Ch    
      Sw sub/Ch    
             
      Pedal    
      43 Open wood 16    
      44 Open diapason (metal) 16    
      45 Bourdon 16    
      46 Echo bourdon 16    
      47 Quint 10 2/3    
      48 Principal 8    
      49 Octave 8 (from No. 43)    
      50 Flute 8 (from No. 45)    
      51 Octave quint 5 1/3 (from No. 47)    
      52 Fifteenth. 4 (from No. 48)    
      53 Octave flute. 4 (from No. 45)    
      54 Mixture IV. 19, 22, 26, 29    
      55 Ophicleide 16    
      56 Double trumpet. 16 (from No. 24)    
      57 Clarion 8 (from No. 13)    
      Gt/Ped    
      Sw/Ped    
      Ch/Ped    
             
      Wood and metal pipes.    
      Direct electric action.    
      Slider sound boards and unit chests.    
      Thumb pistons: Gt 6, Sw 6, Ch 6, 3 general, gen cancel, Ch/Gt rev., Sw/Gt rev., Gt/Ped rev.
      Toe pistons: ped 6, sw 6, gt/ped rev.    
      Two balanced pedals to sw and ch .    
      Voltmeter, detached console, draw knobs.    
      Located in chamber off west gallery, poor acoustics.    
           
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