The weight of a pipe organ is dependent on its size, how many stop it has. A good rule of thumb for determining weight is 750 lbs per stop.
Keeping this in view, how much does an organ instrument weigh?
Also, what is the most expensive pipe organ?
Lausanne organ pulls out all the stops. The 7,000-pipe organ in Lausanne Cathedral is one of the most expensive instruments in the world, but experiencing its sheer power and unique harmonics is priceless.
How does a pipe organ work?
A pipe organ contains one or more sets of pipes, a wind system, and one or more keyboards. The pipes produce sound when pressurized air produced by the wind system passes through them. An action connects the keyboards to the pipes. Stops allow the organist to control which ranks of pipes sound at a given time.
What is the world's largest pipe organ?
Boardwalk Hall Auditorium Organ