This pipe organ is commonly referred to and known as "The Bamboo Organ".
The Bamboo Organ
The pipe organ located in the city of Las Pinas, Manila was created by Father Diego Cera, then pastor of St. Joseph Parish of Las Pinas. The organ was constructed beginning in 1816 and finished in 1824. Its pipes are made almost exclusively out of bamboo with some metal pipes.
The pipe count is broken down as follows: 747 speaking labial bamboo pipes 36 dummy labial bamboo pipes 119 dummy bamboo reed pipes 7 speaking labial metal pipes (pajaritos) 122 speaking metal reed pipes (horizontal trumpets)
Renovations & Restorations 1. Complete restoration in 1975 by Klais Orgelbau 2. Restoration in 2004 by Diego Cera Organ Builders
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