The Specification of the St. George’s Hall Organ

Liverpool, England


Organ History
1855Built by Henry Willis
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-pneumatic - GG-a3 63 notes)
1.Bourdon16' 
2.Open Diapason8' 
3.Clarabella8' 
4.Lieblich Gedact8' 
5.Dulciana8' 
6.Viol di Gamba8' 
7.Voix Céleste8' 
8.Principal4' 
9.Harmonic Flute4' 
10.Octave Viola4' 
11.Twelfth2 2/3' 
12.Fifteenth2' 
13.Flageolet2' 
14.SesquialteraIV 
15.Tromba8' 
16.Clarionet8' 
17.Orchestral Oboe8' 
18.Clarion4' 
iSolo to Choir  
II. Great (Tracker-pneumatic - GG-a3 63 notes)
19.Double Open Diapason16'metal.
20.Open Diapason8' 
21.Open Diapason8' 
22.Clarabella8' 
23.Flute à Pavillon8' 
24.Lieblich Gedact8' 
25.Violoncello8' 
26.Quint5 1/3' 
27.Octave Viola4' 
28.Principal4' 
29.Principal4' 
30.Flauto Traverso4' 
31.Decima3 1/5' 
32.Twelfth2 2/3' 
33.Fifteenth2' 
34.Fifteenth2' 
35.DoubletteII [2 and 1]  
36.SesquialteraV 
37.MixtureIV 
38.Contra Trombone16' 
39.Trombone8' 
40.Ophicleide8' 
41.Trumpet8' 
42.Clarion4' 
43.Clarion4' 
iiSwell to Great8' 
iiiSwell to Great16' 
ivSwell to Great4' 
vChoir to Great  
viSolo to Great  
III. Swell (Tracker-pneumatic - GG-a3 63 notes)
44.Double Open Diapason16' 
45.Open Diapason8' 
46.Open Diapason8' 
47.Echo Dulciana8' 
48.Lieblich Gedact8' 
49.Voix Céleste8' 
50.Corno Dolce8' 
51.Principal4' 
52.Gemshorn4' 
53.Waldflote4' 
54.Twelfth2 2/3' 
55.Fifteenth2' 
56.Fifteenth2' 
57.Piccolo2' 
58.DoubletteII [15-22]  
59.SesquialteraV 
60.Contra Trombone16' 
61.Contra Fagotto16' 
62.Ophicleide8' 
63.Trumpet8' 
64.Oboe8' 
65.Corno di Bassetto8' 
66.Vox Humana8' 
67.Clarion4' 
68.Clarion4' 
69.Tremulant  
IV. Solo (Tracker-pneumatic - GG-a3 63 notes)
70.Bourdon16' 
71.Flauto Dolce8' 
72.Lieblich Gedact8' 
73.Flute Harmonique4' 
74.Piccolo Harmonique2' 
75.Contra Fagotto16' 
76.Trombone8' 
77.Bassoon8' 
78.Clarionet8' 
79.Orchestral Oboe8' 
80.Clarion4' 
81.Tromba8' 
82.Ophicleide8' 
83.Cornopean8' 
84.Trompette Harmonique4' 
Pedal (Tracker-pneumatic - CCC-f 30 notes)
85.Double Open Diapason32'wood.
86.Double Open Diapason32'metal.
87.Open Diapason16'wood.
88.Open Diapason16'metal.
89.Violone16'metal.
90.Bourdon16' 
91.Principal8' 
92.Flute8' 
93.Quint5 1/3' 
94.Fifteenth4' 
95.FournitureV 
96.MixtureIV 
97.Contra Trombone32' 
98.Trombone16' 
99.Ophicleide16' 
100.Trompette8' 
101.Clarion4' 
viiGreat to Pedal  
viiiSwell to Pedal  
ixChoir to Pedal  
xSolo to Pedal  

Organ History
1897Restored by Willis
Status
Unkown
Information Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
499-14-



List of Organists
1855-94W. T. Best (1826-1897)
1897-1912Dr A. L. Peace (1844-1912)
1913-38Herbert F. Ellingford (1876-1966)
1980-1984Noel Rawsthorne (1929-)
Oliphant Chuckerbutty (1884-1960)
Dr Caleb Jarvis (1903-1980)

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