Full Restoration And Reinstallation Of The 7,866 Pipe Organ At The Royal Festival Hall : News Photo

Full Restoration And Reinstallation Of The 7,866 Pipe Organ At The Royal Festival Hall

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 30: Organ builders Chris Varley (L) and John Oliver make final checks on the Royal Festival Hall organ at Southbank Centre on August 30, 2013 in London, England. Recently unveiled following its restoration and re-installation by organ builders Harrison & Harrison at a cost of �2.3 million raised through donations from 60,000 people and a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The instrument, comprising 7,866 pipes, will now be voiced and balanced ahead of its re-inauguration at the Pull Out All The Stops organ festival, running from March 18, 2014 to June 7, 2014. The festival also marks the organs 60th anniversary since it was first played in May 1954. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 30: Organ builders Chris Varley (L) and John Oliver make final checks on the Royal Festival Hall organ at Southbank Centre on August 30, 2013 in London, England. Recently unveiled following its restoration and re-installation by organ builders Harrison & Harrison at a cost of �2.3 million raised through donations from 60,000 people and a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The instrument, comprising 7,866 pipes, will now be voiced and balanced ahead of its re-inauguration at the Pull Out All The Stops organ festival, running from March 18, 2014 to June 7, 2014. The festival also marks the organs 60th anniversary since it was first played in May 1954. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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