The Specification of the Cathedral Organ

Lichfield, England


Organ History
 Built by Thomas Schwarbrook
Status
Removed, 1789
Information Source
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.


Organ History
1789Built by Green
Status
No longer present
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.


Organ History
1860Built by G. M. Holdich
Status
Unkown
Information Source
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

I. Choir (Tracker - CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Dulciana8'(54 pipes)
2.Stopped Diapason8'(12 pipes)
3.Stopped Diapason8'(42 pipes)
4.Principal4'(54 pipes)
5.Flute4'(54 pipes)
6.Fifteenth2'(54 pipes)
7.Cremona8'(42 pipes)
iGreat to Choir  
iiSwell to Choir  
II. Great (Pneumatic - CC-f3 54 notes)
8.Sub-bass16'(12 pipes)
9.Tenoroon16'(42 pipes)
10.Open Diapason8'(54 pipes)
11.Open Diapason8'(42 pipes)
12.Open Diapason8'(12 pipes)
13.Bell Gamba8'(42 pipes)
14.Clarabella8'(54 pipes)
15.Stopped Diapason8'(54 pipes)
16.Octave4'(54 pipes)
17.Gamba Octave4'(54 pipes)
18.Waldflote4'(54 pipes)
19.super-quint2 2/3'(54 pipes)
20.Super -octave2'(54 pipes)
21.Tierce1 3/5'(54 pipes)
22.Sesquialtera1 1/3'(108 pipes)
23.Doublette2'(108 pipes)
24.Mixture (108 pipes)
25.Posaune8'(54 pipes)
26.Clarion8'(54 pipes)
iiiSwell to Great  
III. Swell (Tracker - CC-f3 54 notes)
27.Bourdon16'(12 pipes)
28.Double Diapason16'(12 pipes)
29.Open Diapason8'(42 pipes)
30.Open Diapason8'(12 pipes)
31.Keraulophon8'(42 pipes)
32.Stopped Diapason8'(54 pipes)
33.Principal4'(54 pipes)
34.Fifteenth2'(54 pipes)
35.Tierce1 3/5'(54 pipes)
36.Sesquialtera1/2'(108 pipes)
37.Mixture (108 pipes)
38.Cornopean8'(42 pipes)
39.Cornopean8'(42 pipes)
40.Trumpet8'(54 pipes)
41.Hautboy8'(42 pipes)
42.Tromba16'(42 pipes)
43.Clarion4'(54 pipes)
Pedal (Pneumatic - CCC-e 29 notes)
44.Double Double Open Diapason32'(12 pipes)
45.Double Open Diapason16'(29 pipes)
46.Montre16'(29 pipes)
47.Grand Bourdon16'(29 pipes)
48.Octave8'(29 pipes)
49.Super-octave4'(29 pipes)
50.Sesquialtera (58 pipes)
51.Mixture (58 pipes)
52.Grand Trombone16'(29 pipes)
53.Grand Trumpet8'(29 pipes)
ivPedals to Great  
vPedals to Choir  
viPedals to Swell  

Organ History
1884Rebuilt by Hill
1908Rebuilt by Hill
Status
No longer present
Information Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“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.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
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List of Organists
-1749George Lamb (-1749)
c1618-c1638Michael Este (c1580-1648)
1662-1688William Lamb senior (-1688)
1662-1688 Lamb senior
1688-William Lamb junior
1749-1760Dr John Alcock (1715-1806)
1766-1807William Brown (c1737-1807)
1864-1881Thomas Bedsmore (1833-1881)
1968-1974Peter Noyce
2007-Ben Lamb
2010-Martyn Rawles
Lamb junior

List of Assistant Organists
-1895Dr Herman Brearley (1876-1940)
-1960Norman William N. Frayling (1894-)
1849-1864Thomas Bedsmore (1833-1881)
1854Franklin Taylor (1843-1919)
1890-1897Dr C. Charlton Palmer (1871-1944)
1911-1919Sir W. H. Harris (1883-1973)
2007-Cathy Lamb
Dr Percival J. Illsley (c1866-)

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