ORGAN OF THE MONTH 24: June 2004

All Saints Church, Leamington Spa
(Hill, 1879; Hill, Norman & Beard, 1926; Longstaff & Jones, 1982)

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This was the final church visited on the association's "organ crawl" in Leamington Spa earlier this year: an instrument on a grand scale (over 3000 pipes) but needing some care and attention (500 pipes stand unheard on the old Solo soundboard, currently out of use).

On entering this large town-centre church, we were confronted not only by the huge Hill organ on the north side of the Choir, but also by a large section of the north side of the Nave roped off because of recently-fallen debris from the high roof.  Fortunately, the organ does not seem to have been affected.

It was cold inside the church (it was late afternoon on a freezing February day), but several of us remained to brave the adverse conditions for the opportunity to hear and play this instrument, which filled the building with wonderful sounds.


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