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Nicholas von Bandemer RIP

We regret to announce the unexpected death of one of our most experienced and capable colleagues, Nicholas von Bandemer. Although most notably accomplished in leatherwork, Nicholas had developed a broad range of invaluable organ building skills over the course of his career, which he demonstrated both in his senior workshop role and on many different…
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Coychurch Crematorium Organ

Coychurch Crematorium Organ

    (Click the photo for a larger image) In the latter half of 2019, Mander Organs had the pleasure of revisiting the firm’s organ in the Crallo Chapel of Coychurch Crematorium, Bridgend. The organ was built in 1970 for the new chapel and has since seen almost daily use.  After nearly fifty years, the organ has received…
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The Guild Church of St Margaret Pattens

Our restoration work at the Guild Church of St Margaret Pattens in the City of London was completed just in time for the Christmas festivities. Both the victorian mechanical action to the manuals and the twentieth-century tubular pneumatic action to the pedals have been returned to full working order. The fifteen longest front pipes, which…
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Waltham Abbey

Rebuilt Organ at Waltham Abbey

After Easter we will be returning to site to install the rebuilt three-manual organ by J.W. Walker & Sons at Waltham Abbey in Essex. Many of its builder’s distinctive tonal features, such as the Swell chorus reeds and the Orchestral Oboe and Clarinet on the Choir, are to be retained in what from a mechanical…
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Review of the Organ in the St Ignatius Loyla Church, New York

This review as done by Bert Rebergen for ORGELNIEUWS.NL (April 2018) in Dutch. The original article is here and below is the English translation: Lovers of French organ music will feel a smile coming to their faces when they see an organ CD entitled ‘Une Voix Française’. However, I can imagine the enthusiasm waning somewhat when…
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St Pauls Cathedral

St Pauls Cathedral – Music of America and Beyond

The music of America and beyond, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the American Memorial Chapel at St Paul’s. Thursday 3rd May – America in Paris Spectacular Thursday 7th June  – Fast Cycles Thursday 2nd August – A Bite from the Big Apple Thursday 6th September – The Planets Further details on the programme is here…
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