Decorative organ casing
Decorative organ casing
The huge decorative organ casing embellished with Neo-classical ornament dominates the western elevation of Centennial Hall. Photo Greg Piper
Grand Organ
Grand Organ
Sydney Town hall Grand Organ
Sydney Town hall Grand Organ
At the time of its installation in Sydney Town Hall, the Grand Organ was the largest organ in the world. Photo Greg Piper
Sydney Town Hall Organ
Sydney Town Hall Organ
Regular organ recitals held at Sydney Town Hall since 1890 continue to delight huge audiences. Photo Peter Murphy
Grand Organmusical masterpiece
Grand Organmusical masterpiece
With 64-foot pedal stops, the Grand Organ, for its time, was a musical masterpiece. Photo Greg Piper
Grand Organ Opening Day
Grand Organ Opening Day
The opening of the Grand Organ on 9 August 1890 was attended by over 4,000 invited guests. Photo Greg Piper
Organ Drawing
Organ Drawing
Leading English organ builders, William Hill and Son, designed and built the organ in London, then dismantled it for its journey by sea to Australia. City of Sydney Archives Photo Greg Piper
Organ Pipes
Organ Pipes
Comprising over 9,000 pipes the Grand organ was originally powered by a gas engine and mechanical bellows, subsequently converted to electricity and hydraulic power in 1906. Photo Greg Piper
Organ Restoration
Organ Restoration
In 2010, work began on a major cleaning pipe program and organ restoration to keep the Grand Organ in top working condition. Photo Greg Piper
Orga Pipes
Orga Pipes
Comprising over 9,000 pipes the Grand organ was originally powered by a gas engine and mechanical bellows, subsequently converted to electricity and hydraulic power in 1906. Photo Greg Piper
Sydney Town Hall Organ
Sydney Town Hall Organ
Sydney Town Hall Organ, By Simon Fieldhouse 2004 © the artist courtesy Robin Gibson Gallery
City Organist, Robert Ampt
City Organist, Robert Ampt