MUSIC and instruments

The Cecilian Organ

Christian Raimo’s improvisation performance in the technical and phonic test of the instrument.

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Carlo Vegezzi Bossi in 1901 he built and completed the organ for orchestra of 3721 pipes for the famous "Institute for the blind" in Milan. Located in the famous Barozzi room which seats up to 210 seats, the organ builder who became famous for the technique he adopted: blends European (French, German and Italian) taste. The success was such that commissions came from all over the world, including America: a thousand organs! Some of his best known instruments that have survived are found in the church of Sant'Antonio in Arma di Taggia (IM), in the Sanctuary of Caravaggio (BG), in Santa Maria Maggiore in Bergamo, in the Basilica of San di Padova and in the large organ of the Cathedral of Aosta.

At the console, Christian Raimo tries out the timbres and sound mixes.

Conservation restoration: organ builder ALESSANDRO GIACOBAZZI.



Mobile electric console on the stage in the concert all.

3 61-note keyboards

32 note pedalboard

75 registers

3721 rods

Second independent console in the choir for the liturgical service of the church.


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