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WESTERN AUSTRALIAN PIPE ORGANS
St Matthews Huffner organ
The Paul F Hufner organ

St Matthew's Huffner organ
The Paul F Hufner organ console



Name of institution St Matthew's Anglican Church
Type of institution Church
Street Address Corner Jull Street and Prospect Road
City Armadale
State Western Australia
Postcode
Country Australia
Name of building St Matthew's Anglican Church
Name of room Church sanctuary
Dates of the building
Architect’s and builder’s names
Special architectural features
Special fittings
Other location information
Name of contact
Mailing Address
Telephone
Email
Other contact information
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Date of previous organs 1964
Detail of previous organs Paul F Hufner for Carnamah Community Church
Opus XIIX
1 Manual, 1 rank extended.  Electro-magnetic action.
Bourdon     16' Autobass
Claribel     8'
Principal     4'
Piccolo     2'
Sifflote     1'
Dates when key work has been undertaken Installed in St Matthew's Church 1993
Dates of any moves that have taken place Installed St Ninian and St Chad Anglican Church 2007
Relocated to Duncan Residence, Clackline, 2011
Variations from original design of organ None
Information on previous organs
Information about comparable instruments to previous organs Similar organs exist in Collie, Bridgetown.
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Present organ
Type of installation Free standing
Case description
Placement in room Rear left of sanctuary
Builder's name Charles Dirksen, Brisbane.
Opus number
Date of completion/installation c1960
Construction materials
Number of manuals Two (2)
Key compasses
Number of keys
Key material
Pedal compass
Number of pedals
Pedalboard type
Pedalboard material
Type of chests
Type of key action Electro-magnetic
Type of stop action Electro-magnetic
Couplers
Tremulants
Accessories   
Console type
Stop label material
Placement
General design
Playing aids
Divisions   
Wind pressures
Stop list
GREAT
Bourdon 16'
A
Open Diapason 8' B
Gedeckt  8' A
Principal  4' B
Flute 4' A
Nazard  2-2/3' A
Fifteenth 2' B
Piccolo 1' A
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SWELL
Bourdon 16' A
Open Diapason 8' B
Gedeckt 8' A
Principal 4' B
Flute 4' A
Nazard 2-2/3' A
Fifteenth 2' B
Piccolo 1' A
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PEDAL
Bourdon 16' A
Principal 8' B
Bass Flute 8' A
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Total number of stops
Total number of ranks 2 ranks extended
(Stop list taken from Rosny Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint, Hobart, Tasmania)
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ Built for Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, South Perth.
Removed and relocated by Paul F. Hufner to St Edmund's Anglican Church, Wembley in 1970.
Removed and relocated to present location in 1995.
Information on current organ
Comparable instruments to current organ A similar organ is installed in the Residence of Mr K Poole, North Lake.
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder Charles Dirksen built a number of small extended organs for the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints across Australia.
Photographs Photographs of the Hufner organ from Irvin Phillips
Technical documents 
General documents
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Supporting information
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Document control Original entries J R Elms, OAM, Gazetteer of Western Australian Pipe Organs, 1971, 1999, 2003 and 2004.
This entry D B Duncan 18 November 2008.
Additional information from In The Pipeline April/May 2000




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