Nelson Cathedral Organ Documentary

Loading the player...

Tono kōrero mai

The documentary came about because of the dismantling of the organ, prior to the demolition of the old wooden chancel, in preparation for building works to complete the cathedral. Work started on the rebuild in 1964, so the dismantling therefore probably took place in 1963. Kerry Stevens, the interviewer, worked for Radio Nelson - 2XN as it was then known. Ralph Lilly, the organist and choirmaster, interviewed at the start, was also the music master at Nelson College, and the College provided the main cathedral choir.

Favourite item:

Request information

Reference number 30246

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
Stevens, Kerry
Smalley, Denis, 1946-
Ralph Lilly
Christ Church Cathedral (Nelson (N.Z.)

Duration 00:14:48

We use cookies to help us understand how you use our site, and make your experience better. To find out more read our privacy policy.

Whakamahia ai mātou ngā pihikete ki te rapu māramatanga ki te āhua o tō whakamahi i tēnei paetukutuku, ki te whakapai hoki i tō whai wāhi mai. Ki te rapu kōrero anō pānuitia te kaupapahere tūmataiti.

Accept