The Valère organ ... Print comment General view of the organ from the nave of the church. Edmond Voeffray, organist of Sion cathedral. An unusual view, invisible to visitors: the bellows of the organ. The impressive pipes. The keyboard of the organ with the music of the 'Organum Anticuum', one of the pieces played by Edmond Voeffray. Detail of the keys and the levers used to change the sonority of the instrument. Detail of the decoration and pipes on the left hand side. General view of the organ and its decoration from the high altar. Detail of the decoration and pipes on the right. At over 550 years old, it is the oldest working organ in the worldThe Gothic organ in Valère, built in about 1430, was restored in 1954 and is now the star of the ancient organ festival in Sion.Photos: Rodrigo Carrizo Couto Neuer Inhalt Horizontal Line subscription form Form for signing up for free newsletter. Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox. Email address Top stories (weekly) Latest news (daily) Business (weekly) Politics (weekly) Society (weekly) Fintech (monthly) Click here to see more newsletters swissinfo EN The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. swissinfo.ch Join us on Facebook!