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The 110 year old pipe organ in St. Pauls will now be 'ripped out and carved up'.<br />
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A decision to remove a 'magnificent' 107-year-old pipe organ from a church in order to replace it with 'evangelical happy clappy music' has been met with outrage.<br />
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The Chancellor for the Diocese of St Albans has ruled the 16ft wide instrument that has serenaded the congregation of St Paul's Church in the Hertfordshire market town for a century be ripped out and disposed of.<br />
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It will be replaced with a digital organ and speakers at a cost of nearly £18,000 and will compliment 'bongos and guitars' <br />
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But objectors - including trained organists - say the instrument is in fine working order and have accused the church officials of wasting money and doing away with tradition.