Assumption Roman Catholic Cathedral (Saint John’s Parish), AOSTA City

1. Gallery Pipe Organ built by Carlo VEGEZZI-BOSSI in 1902

Restorations by: VEGEZZI-BOSSI in 1979/80;

Franco DORIGATO in 1986, in 2001 and in 2006

3 manuals, 58 notes (C-a3) and pedal, 30 notes (C-f1)

44 stops

Mechanic-tubular-pneumatic key action and pneumatic stop action

 

 

I GREAT

II CHOIR

III SWELL enclosed

PEDAL

1. DUODECIMA 2 2/3
2. DECIMA QUINTA 2
3. PIENO GRAVE 5 file*
4. PIENO ACUTO 5 file**
5. PRINCIPALE APERTO 16
6. PRINCIPALE  DIAPASON 8
7. DULCIANA 8
8. BORDONE 8
9. GAMBA 8
10. QUINTA 5 1/3
11. OTTAVA 4
12. OTTAVA N°2 4
13. FLAUTO A CAMINO 4
14. TROMBA 8

15. UNDA MARIS 8
16. SALICIONALE 8
17. PRINCIPALE DOLCE 8
18. BORDONE 16
19. PICCOLO ARMONICO 2
20. FLAUTO TRAVERSIERE 8
21. FLAUTO ARMONICO 4
22. CLARINETTO 8

23. TREMOLO (=TREMULANT)
24. 15-19-22-26-29* ***
25. OTTAVA 4
26. FLAUTO OTTAVIANTE 4
27. BORDONCINO 8
28. PRINCIPALINO 8
29. DULCAN 8
30. GRANDE CONCERTO VIOLE 8
31. VIOLA CELESTE 8
32. VIOLA 8
33. CONTROGAMBA 16
34. OBOE ORCHESTRALE 8
35. VOCE CORALE 8

36. SUBBASSO 32
37. BASSI APERTI 16
38. VIOLON CONTRABASSO 16
39. BORDONE 16
40. BOMBARDA 16
41. QUINTA 10 2/3
42. FLAUTO 8
43. OTTAVA 8
44. VIOLONCELLO 8

 

*15-19-22-26-29= this stop is a RIPIENO V ranks

Accessories:

 

GREAT and CHOIR Crescendo pedal

“Cavaillé-Coll like” swell expression pedal

 

10 frontal small pedals:
I/Pedale (=GREAT to PEDAL)

II/Pedale (=CHOIR to PEDAL)

III/Pedale (=SWELL to PEDAL)

II/I (=CHOIR to GREAT)

III/II (=SWELL to CHOIR)

III/I (=SWELL to GREAT)

III/II/I (=SWELL and CHOIR to GREAT)

R/I (=I manual RIPIENO on)

R/III (=III manual RIPIENO on)

TROMBA (=TRUMPET on)

 

15 finger pistons: 5 fixed combinations + cancel under the I manual (GREAT); 3 fixed combinations + cancel under the II manual (CHOIR); 4 fixed combinations + cancel under the III manual (SWELL)


Specification of Ripieni ranks:

 

*XV+XIX+XXII+XXVI+XXIX (2+1 1/3+1+2/3+1/2)

**XXII+XXVI+XXIX+XXXIII+XXXVI (1+2/3+1/2+1/3+1/4)

 

*** XV+XIX+XXII+XXVI+XXIX (2+1 1/3+1+2/3+1/2)

 

Assumption Roman Catholic Cathedral (Saint John’s Parish), AOSTA City

2. Chancel Pipe Organ built by PINCHI in ?

1 manual, 54 notes (C-f3) without pedal

3 stops

Mechanic action

 

 

MANUAL

1. BORDONE 8

2. FLAUTO 4

3. PRINCIPALE 2

 

 

Titular organists: Jefferson CURTHAZ (in the foreground) and Flavio DESANDRÉ

 

Descrizione: Descrizione: mostrafoto

 

The great “little Marie-Claire ALAIN” at the console… R.I.P.

 

 

The console…

 

 

The majestic wooden gallery

 

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