The Sir Elton John / Ray Cooper organ

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The building and installation of the Academy’s new Duke’s Hall organ, generously funded by Sir Elton John and Ray Cooper.

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Pipework detail. © Royal Academy of Music, October 2013

Ray Cooper, Sir Elton John, organ student Peter Holder and Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, Principal, celebrate the new instrument. © Royal Academy of Music, October 2013 Royal Academy Of Music, October 2013, Student, Celebrities, Celebs, College Students, Foreign Celebrities, Celebrity

Ray Cooper, Sir Elton John, organ student Peter Holder and Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, Principal, celebrate the new instrument. © Royal Academy of Music, October 2013

The finished instrument. Photography by Benjamin Harte. © Royal Academy of Music, October 2013

The finished instrument. Photography by Benjamin Harte. © Royal Academy of Music, October 2013

The organ shortly after installation has been completed. Photography by Benjamin Harte. © Royal Academy of Music, October 2013 Royal Academy Of Music, Site Visit, Private Practice, Virtual Tour, This Is Us, Tours, London, Mansions, House Styles

The organ shortly after installation has been completed. Photography by Benjamin Harte. © Royal Academy of Music, October 2013

Head of Organ David Titterington opens the celebrations by thanking the craftsmen from Orgelbau Kuhn. Photography by Benjamin Harte. © Royal Academy of Music, October 2013

Head of Organ David Titterington opens the celebrations by thanking the craftsmen from Orgelbau Kuhn. Photography by Benjamin Harte. © Royal Academy of Music, October 2013

The organ during final tuning and adjustment – as Sir Elton John saw it for the first time. © Royal Academy of Music, August 2013

The organ during final tuning and adjustment – as Sir Elton John saw it for the first time. © Royal Academy of Music, August 2013

The new organ nears completion. © Royal Academy of Music, August 2013

The new organ nears completion. © Royal Academy of Music, August 2013

The organ during final tuning and adjustment. © Royal Academy of Music, August 2013

The organ during final tuning and adjustment. © Royal Academy of Music, August 2013

A technician from Kuhn makes careful adjustments to the new organ. © Royal Academy of Music, August 2013

A technician from Kuhn makes careful adjustments to the new organ. © Royal Academy of Music, August 2013

The new organ in the second week of construction, July © Royal Academy of Music, July 2013 Royal Academy Of Music, Two By Two, Construction, Building

The new organ in the second week of construction, 9th July 2013. © Royal Academy of Music, July 2013

The new organ in the second week of construction, July © Royal Academy of Music, July 2013

The new organ in the second week of construction, 9th July 2013. © Royal Academy of Music, July 2013