Classified Ads

This section is designed to facilitate contact between buyers and sellers of goods and services that are of interest to AGO members and visitors to the AGO website. We also post announcements of special interest. We invite you to use this new section as your primary medium for classified advertisements regarding pipe and electronic organs, publications, recordings or any other category of items that would be of interest to the community of professional organists. Submit your classified ad here. Ads for donations and free items are posted free of charge—contact the Classifieds Manager at info@agohq.org.

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Pipe Organs

Austin Pipe Organ (free)
My father and retired organist, Tom Orr, is looking to re-home his 1925 Austin Pipe Organ. It has 6 ranks, tremelo, and blower. The blower has leaks, and it hasn’t been tuned for over a decade. Installed into our home around 1979 but Dad is ready to get the porch back. This FREE organ would require new owner to disassemble, package, transport, reassemble or part out for install. Also includes a Basset horn 8′, woody clarinet sound, wired by which-craft. Dad will part out if he must. Please send inquiries to virginia.fowler2011@gmail.com located in residential home, Sacramento Mid Town area. (posted 1/9/2017)

classifiedHoltkamp Pipe Organ for Sale (two-years old)
Two-manual, 32 stop Holtkamp pipe organ built in 2014. Organ is currently located in climate controlled room in private residence in Ashland, Kentucky. Organ is still brand new. Health issues and downsizing is reasoning why selling the instrument. The organ has been well cared for and maintained. Owner is willing to negotiate price and may consider tax credit as part of payment. Perfect for private residence, college or school. Buyer responsible for dismantling, shipping and installation of instrument. Asking $160,000.00. Owner is willing to negotiate price and may consider tax credit as part of payment. Pictures and copy of official documents from original purchase available upon request. For serious inquiries, please contact Keith Sandrock by  Email or by phone at (816) 896-6762. (posted 12/5/2016)

Midmer & Sons Organ for Sale
Organ from 1800s, perfect for small church. Working motor from 1900s with original installation instructions. Buyer responsible for dismantling. No reasonable offer refused. Located in Champlain NY. Contact Email or 514 940-8666. (posted 11/24/2016)

 

classified-adAllen-Moller Renaissance
Beautiful 2000 Allen-Moller Renaissance R330 custom voiced digital-pipe combo. Residence. Massive Moller M walnut/red oak console, last one available. 3 manuals, 72 walnut drawknob stops, pedal naturals maple, manual and pedal sharps walnut. 60 voices + Vista and MDS midi expanders for add 12 voices. Cymbelstern. 14 speakers incl exhilarating antiphonal State Trumpet/Tuba with dedicated amp/speakers. 3 subs incl monster Legacy sub – shakes foundation with 32′ Bourdon. Gorgeous 7 rank Positive pipe division by Organ Supply Industries, In. incl 8′ wood stopped Coppelflote, 4′ Flote, 2′ Okt, III Zimbel with decorative casing and Allen HCPD midi-pipe interphace. Also, additional 4′ pipe antiph façade. Instrament perfect for small to medium church. Pristine. Buyer to remove. Must see and hear to appreciate. Sacrifice at $95K (purchase $200K/ replace $250K) Call 770-889-0414 (in Atlanta) or klugus@bellsouth.net (posted 11-7-2016)

dan-garland-pipe-organDan Garland Pipe Organ
Built in 1993 for First Presbyterian Church in Monroe, Louisiana, the Dan Garland Pipe Organ (3/61) needs a new home as soon as possible due to sale of the church building. The organ has been well maintained and is in excellent playing condition. See the complete stop list, along with builders notes. For additional information about the organ, call Dan Garland at 817-371-8248 or email d-garland@sbcglobal.net. See on Facebook at First Presbyterian Church of Monroe. Price: $150,000. For serious inquiries concerning purchase, contact Betty Goss at bettygoss@bellsouth.net. (posted 10/18/2016)

Electronic Organs

Ahlborn-Galnti Organ, PRAELUDIUM 2
Ahlborn-Galanti Organs – “The Electric Organ for Pipe Organ People.” Here is an Ahlborn Galanti Praeludium II organ bought new October 1996. It has great sound and capabilities. The organ can be used as a practice instrument or professionally in a Church or auditorium setting. It is a (2) manual organ, each manual has 61 keys. Has an AGO standard format pedalboard concave radiating; (5) general combination pistons duplicated by toe studs. Set & General Cancel Pistons. Automatic return to hand set registration. Balanced Crescendo Pedal, Swell Expression Pedal, Slider Volume for Great and Pedal volume, Manual Inversion, Automatic Pedal, Transposer (-4/+2 semitones), Master Volume, Stereo Headphone Output, Double Independent MIDI connection (In-Out), Internal amplification: 2 channel amplification system, 2 x 70W Speakers: 2 10″woofer, 2 middle range, Auxiliary Stereo Input, Built in Lights for Pedalboard, Elegant wooden console: dark oak, Rocker Tabs console Price: $6,000. For additional pictures & specifications, contact John at whoopdeedo@hotmail.com

home-show-organ-classifiedWicks Opus 5770
This  hybrid (pipe and electronic) organ was installed in 1982 as a Home Show-Convention organ and has been well cared for by an organ enthusiast. It is in excellent playing condition, re-leathered in 2016 and in need of a new home soon. Wicks Opus 5770 consists pf 2 manuals, 8 ranks including traps, percussion and sound effects (have stop list and org. documentation from builder.NOTE: 1-12 of 16 English Horn, 16 Tibia, 16 Bourdon, Marimba and Harp are electronic voices. Would be great in a home music room, church contemporary or gospel music program. Photos and documents available. Contact Jan Bilgen: janbilgen@gmail.com.

Instruments and Other Items

Dowd Harpsichord
1972 Double Manual French Harpsichord after 1790 Taskin- Paris; Range FF-g3. 2 x 8″, 1 x 4′, peau de buff stop, buff stop, and solid walnut case. View the harpsichord. Contact jane@janemendenhall.com.

 

Services

sb-squarelogo-150pxDiction Resources for Choirs
To sing is to communicate. www.SingersBabel.com gives musicians the diction tools to be expressive and communicative in the meaning and pronunciation of texts found in oratorios, secular and sacred choral music, cantatas, art songs, and song cycles. Languages include American English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Latin (Ecclesiastical, Germanic & Gallic), Church Slavonic and Russian. BabelGuides feature diction specialists/native speakers reciting the text in poetic and slow versions, while the original text, word-for-word translation, and International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) Guide scrolls by, in an innovative MP4 format. Affordable individual, institutional, and ensemble subscriptions are available through the Subscriber Library. Works are also available for individual purchase in the Online Store. (posted 12/8/2016)

Publications

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Announcements and Services

Organ Interpretation and Improvisation Course 2017 sponsored by the Association Jehan Alain.
Jean-Baptiste Robin announces the publication of three Debussy transcriptions for organ.
David Cameron
, RCCO Exam Chairman, offers online lessons in melody writing, harmony, counterpoint.
Orgelkids is an educational pipe organ curriculum and kit that complements AGO’s outreach programs.
Looking for scholarships?
See our list of competitions.
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Products and services that appear in the Classified Ads Online section have not been endorsed by the AGO, its committees, or local chapters, nor can the American Guild of Organists accept responsibility for the accuracy of the information that appears in these listings. Any proposed ad may be rejected for any reason at the discretion of AGO Headquarters.