Organs

The organs are part of the sound space and the architecture of the Cathedral. They are one of the main elements of the liturgical and musical life of the Cathedral and contribute to the beauty of the offices and the spiritual and artistic influence of Notre-Dame de Paris. There are three organs in Notre-Dame de Paris: the great [...]

The organs are part of the sound space and the architecture of the Cathedral. They are one of the major elements of the liturgical and musical life of the Cathedral and contribute to the beauty of offices and to the spiritual and artistic radiance of Notre-Dame de Paris.

There are three organs in Notre-Dame de Paris:

  • the great organ which, with five keyboards, one hundred and nine games and nearly eight thousand pipes, is and arguably the most famous in the world;
  • The Choir organ, instrument of thirty games and two thousand pipes, of which the neo-Gothic buffet of the nineteenth century is perched on the stalls of the choir, North side;
  • a positive organ a keyboard and five games, a mobile instrument that ensures the Continuo of the ensembles and soloists of the Notre-Dame de Paris mastery.

 

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