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Old 10-29-2005, 07:00 PM
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Does someone know where the biggest ( in the sense with more pipes) functioning pipe organ is? I heard that it is in Australia, but lately, they told me it is at Stanford University in the Sates. The Vatican obviously states that they have the biggest one, but I have my doubts about it.
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Old 10-31-2005, 05:16 AM
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Personally i put dibs on the Mormon Tabranacle Pipe oragan. I saw it on T.V. and it was HUUUUGGGEEE. it was REALLY BIG and it was at least 300 ft. long!!
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Old 10-31-2005, 09:18 AM
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Wow, where is this?
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Nevermind, I just checked "The Mormon Tabernacle Organs" is in Salt Lake City, Utah. Nothing against Utah, but I have my doubts that this chapel organ is the biggest in the world. Though maybe it is...check the web site: here
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Old 11-01-2005, 05:24 AM
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well that is the biggest one i have ever seen but by the way that is not a chapel but a Tabranacle... by the way i am mormon lol
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and they didnt take a picture of the whole thing!!!!
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Haha, I found the biggest... its' in Atlantic city! It has 33 000 pipes the biggest one is 64 ft long and sounds 16 Hz (you can't hear it but you feel a tremble inside of you) and the shortest is a quart of an inch with 14 000 Hz!!! It has 1000 horsepower...7 manuals, 449 ranks...337 registers and 852 total stops!!! What an instrument...

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Old 02-27-2006, 05:57 AM
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Hi!

The worlds largest pipe organ is without question the
Atlantic City Convention Hall Organ which has 7 manuals.
449 Ranks, and 33,112 pipes.

A great article on the big ones was done on the program
Pipe Dreams on NPR.

http://pipedreams.publicradio.org/listings/2041/

'tis a good read.

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Hi!

The worlds largest pipe organ is without question the
Atlantic City Convention Hall Organ which has 7 manuals.
449 Ranks, and 33,112 pipes.

A great article on the big ones was done on the program
Pipe Dreams on NPR.

http://pipedreams.publicradio.org/listings/2041/

'tis a good read.

PF


Wouldn't it be great just to play such thing for only one time
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Old 03-08-2006, 05:01 PM
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I think it's every keyboard player's dream to play such an organ. A one life experience.
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