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firstrees

Member Since 08 Sep 2010
Offline Last Active May 11 2017 05:04 AM
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In Topic: Buckfast Abbey

11 May 2017 - 05:05 AM

The Ruffatti has landed: www.buckfast.org.uk/photos/224/arrival-of-the-new-ruffatti-organ-26th-april-2017


In Topic: Buckfast Abbey

25 April 2017 - 10:28 AM

A container is, e'en now, on its way Devonwards - according to Ruffati’s FacadeBook.

 

I believe the Abbey Organ’s webpage was 'taken down' and only (very) recently restored - in a revised version: www.buckfast.org.uk/ruffattiorgan.

 

The installation, for example, will now be "completed before 2018." There are other re-wordings and corrections. I can only assume this explains the temporary absence of the page. 

 

I emailed the builders, only to be informed that all communications regarding the organ are being handled exclusively by the Abbey.

 

I would imagine that, once the container arrives, there will be a flurry of new and exciting photos.


In Topic: Buckfast Abbey

10 April 2017 - 11:25 AM

Slightly embarrassing: I'm unable to locate the specification.

 

The links I've previously used no longer work.

 

Could anyone furnish one that does, or post the spec. here, please ?

 

Many thanks.


In Topic: Aubertin comes to Sussex

24 February 2017 - 10:58 AM

Thank you, sjf1967. I’d assumed it was more Cromorne-esque, to complement the mainly French Baroque/Classical specification. Especially since there’s a Voix Humaine on the Positif.

 

And, I’ve just noticed by zooming: is there some kind of swelling device on the right hand side, above the pedal-board ?


In Topic: Aubertin comes to Sussex

24 February 2017 - 08:34 AM

sjf1967: I have two questions, which do not ask you to divulge ‘sensitive’ info.

 

What does the Dulcineau sound like ? Do you know if there are any plans to release recordings of this wonderful looker – even if just on YouTube ?

 

This must be one of the largest organs built for private clients in recent years. I am sure members will be able to expand on this.