ORGANS OF PARIS 2.0 © Vincent Hildebrandt HOME S-Z
It was in 1923 that the current instrument was installed by
Charles Mutin. This new instrument was followed by a
small 16-stop Merklin organ installed in the choir and used
transiently, the old great organ having become unplayable.
The great organ Mutin Cavaillé-Coll was restored by
Gloton-Debierre in 1936. In 1947, Beuchet-Debierre
undertook a major restoration and transformation that led
to an inaugural concert by Maurice Duruflé. From the
1960s on, the instrument slowly degraded and became
completely unusable in 1982. In 1992, after a decade of
silence , it was finally restored by Bernard Dargessies, who
added 7 stops. Note that the small buffet in the center of
the railing is dummy and recalls the presence of an earlier
Texte et photo console: Thierry Correard
Famous organists in the past: André Messager, Henti
Busser (holders of the former Stoltz organ), Joseph
Bonnet, Joachim Havard de la Montagne.
Messes avec orgue
Saturday at 6 p.m., Sunday at 10:30 a.m.