Goodbye old friend – the Canterbury organ restoration begins

The Quire of Canterbury Cathedral, with the organ console in its current position on top of the Pulpitum Screen Canterbury Cathedral Organist David Flood was the first to play the organ there after its 1970's makeover by Manders, and also the last to play it on 25th April this year, the date when it was officially decommissioned in anticipation of a restoration by Harrison & Harrison.  "Having known this organ for such a long time it will be sad to say goodbye to a good old friend but I am looking forward to its return in…

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