Organo Pleno

I interrupted my reading of Evangelii Gaudiem, which is achingly slow going due to work demands anyway, to tend to even more work today. And in the big news this morning, our new organ was delivered. It’s an Allen Bravura series, and it’s a beauty.

organo pleno

An electronic organ is the best bet for this space. A number of music friends have tried to talk me into a pipe organ, which is ideally my first choice; but our choir loft is tiny as it is, and it’s difficult to imagine a pipe organ in this small space. At least if you’re also going to have a choir.


Everything is hoisted up by a crane … In this case hand cranked.


Piece by piece.


It’s gently lifted over the edge of the loft.


And the speakers were put together.


Delivery down. Installation is a go tomorrow. If I never blog again it’s because I’m practicing once more.

Splash, out.

Fr. Kenneth Allen