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Organ of the Cathedral of St. George- Jerusalem

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Organ nb. 16 | Organ of the Cathedral of St. George- Jerusalem

 

Saint George Cathedral’s organ belongs to the Anglican diocese of Jerusalem. It was constructed by Rieger (Austria) and inaugurated in 1984. It replaced the old Bevington organ, constructed in 1904. Numerous elements of this old organ were reused by G. Shamir for the construction of the concert organ of the Hecht Hall of the University of Haifa.

This organ, aided by the excellent acoustic of the cathedral, is one of the most beautiful instruments that one can currently listen to in Jerusalem.

The organ is placed on the floor, at the center of the nave, so the visitors have to walk around the organ in order to enter the Cathedral. It is placed on a three-stepped platform. The organ case is made of red oak. A decorative wooden netting representing oak leaves partially covers the pipes of Diapason 8', on the facade. The console is integrated into the organ and the organist has his/her back to the altar.

Disposition  31  stops

First Manual Great 56 notes
Bourdon 16'
Sesquialter II
Principal 8'
Mixtur 1 1/3'
Spitzgedeckt 8'
Cornet 8'
Octav 4'
Trompete 8'
Nachthorn 4'
Clairon 4'
Superoctav 2'

Second Manual Swell enclosed
Voix Céleste 8'
Nazard 2 2/3'
Holzgedeckt 8'
Scharff 1'
Salicional 8'
Terz 1 3/5'
Prestant 4'
Larigot 1 1/3'
Rohrflote 4'
Rankett 16'
Gemshorn 2'
Krummhorn 8'
Tremulant

Pedal upright 30 notes
Subbass 16'
Rohrschalmei 2'
Principal 8'
Rauschf 2'
Gedeckt 8'
Fagott 16'
Choralbass 4'
Posaune 8'

Couplers II-I, II-P, I-P

Mechanical manual and stop action