pipe organ


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The new cathedral will be open for weekend Mass but closed weekdays until next year while the Hazel Wright pipe organ, the world’s fifth-largest, is voiced and tuned. Washington Post, "Iconic glass-paned church converted to Catholic cathedral," 9 July 2019 But the most eye-catching feature is a pipe organ added in December 1992, which towers 50 feet tall and is made from 5,275 pipes. Rumela Basu, National Geographic, "Iceland’s tallest church was inspired by volcanoes," 27 June 2019 On Main Street in front of MakerspaceCT an experimental pipe organ made by some of the makers was set up for people to try. Daniel Shular, courant.com, "Make Music Hartford 2019," 21 June 2019 Another is when a long-disused pipe organ in the house gets played, and dust emerges with the music. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "A sense of dislocation in ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’," 13 June 2019 His dad, Bob Tallar, built a pipe organ in the family’s home. Donna Vickroy, Daily Southtown, "Pies and the piper: Diners at Lansing pizzeria treated to tunes from 92-year-old theater organ twice a week," 6 June 2019 Hymns were played on a black grand piano rather than the church's 1879 pipe organ. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church holds service at MATC after devastating fire," 20 May 2018 Duke University, Durham, N.C. Duke University is dominated by Collegiate Gothic buildings, most notably the towering, 210-foot-high Duke Chapel, with a 50-bell carillon, three pipe organs, and seating for no fewer than 1,800 people. Condé Nast Traveler, "The 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America," 6 Aug. 2018 In the movie, by coincidence, one of the supernatural residents of the house is a talking pipe organ. Darryn King, WSJ, "In ‘The House With a Clock in Its Walls,’ a Key Player Pipes Up," 10 Sep. 2018

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1862, in the meaning defined above

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