The Specification of the Christ’s College Organ

Cambridge, England


Organ History
1705Bernard Smith
1909Rebuilt by Norman & Beard
Information Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.


List of Organists
1884-1887Dr Hugh Blair (1864-1932)
1919-R. M. Armitage (1898-1954)
1951-1954Brian Martin Lane (1928-)
William Amps (1824-1910)

List of Organ Scholars
1883Dr Hugh Blair (1864-1932)
1892-97Sir Hugh Allen (1869-1946)
1906-10Frederick Chubb (1885-1966)
Sir Hugh Allen (1869-1946)
Andrew Parnell (1954-)
Douglas Clarke (1893-1962)

Please note we have not yet completed the full cross index of organists to churches, &c.