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Johannus Vivaldi 370

This Vivaldi 370 is seven years old, and includes an upgraded, adjustable music desk, and upgraded expression shoes.  It has a dark oak finish, seven channel self-contained audio and headphone jack for the ultimate home organ experience. It includes a three year parts warranty, one year labor warranty, and delivery within our market area. $20,500 Product Brochure

By |2021-04-20T10:02:55-04:00April 3rd, 2021|Categories: Pre-Owned Organs|

Knouse Residence, Winston-Salem, NC

I received my Johannus Vivaldi 370 organ in late October 2020, after its long overseas journey from the Netherlands.  My decision to get a Johannus organ resulted from consultations with organist associates.  I was also intrigued by the brochure which describes the Vivaldi as “continuing where the pipe organ leaves off,” and the ad is spot on!  Three manuals with the four expression shoes, along [...]

By |2021-02-15T16:59:18-05:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Installations, News|

Opequon Presbyterian Church, Winchester, VA

Opequon Presbyterian Church sits on the Kernstown Battlefield next to the city limits of Winchester, Virginia. It traces its roots to the first settlers who established worship there in 1732. As the “Mother Church of the Valley” it is the oldest in Shenandoah Presbytery. The first two houses of worship were of log construction. In 1790 a large formal stone building was constructed. Seventy years [...]

By |2021-02-02T17:47:25-05:00February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Installations, News|

A Guide To Better Organ Installations

As a part of our continuing effort to provide the best resources to our clients, we share this excellent document from the 1970's and the Conn Organ Company.  For more information about historical documents, installation information, or any church organ need, please contact our office. 1976 Conn Organ Church Organ Installation Manual

By |2019-06-25T16:14:13-04:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Historical Docs|

News from Global Organ Group

April 4, 2019 Dear customers, users, dealers and/or organ enthusiasts, The Global Organ Group, a Group solely focused on building four of the finest digital pipe organ-based brands – Johannus, Rodgers, Makin and Copeman&Hart - has made a next step in servicing the organ market in the United States. The Global Organ Group has an immense passion for the authentic pipe organ sound, and [...]

By |2019-04-21T23:51:05-04:00April 21st, 2019|Categories: News|

Introducing the INSPIRE SERIES 343

Rodgers Inspire 343 The Inspire Series 343 has a total of 233 stops spread of 43 illuminated stop tabs, a variant library and 18 orchestral selections. Equipped with three velocity-sensitive manuals, a 32-note ago pedal board and an internal 2.1 audio system with the option of expanding to a 6.2 plus 2-channel antiphonal external audio system, the Inspire Series 343 is a state-of-the-art [...]

By |2019-03-23T14:20:20-04:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|

Christ the King Lutheran Church, Cary, NC

When seeking the ideal solution for their worship needs, a Rodgers Infinity 484, with custom finish and interfaced to 7 ranks of pipes, was chosen by Music Director/Organist Michael Harris.   The facade pipes were custom built by Fratelli Ruffatti.  Our firm managed all aspects of this project from design concept to finished product. Contact Al Murrell to see, hear, and play [...]

By |2019-03-23T14:11:47-04:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Installations, News|

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