The Specification of the Cathedral Organ

Norwich, England


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


Status
Unknown
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 - GG-f3 59 notes)
1.Dulciana (tenor c)
2.Stopped Diapason  
3.Principal  
4.Stopped Flute  
5.Fifteenth  
6.Cremona (tenor f)
II. Great (Tracker - GG-f3 59 notes)
7.Open Diapason  
8.Open Diapason  
9.Stopped Diapason  
10.Clarabella in place of V-rank Cornet
11.Principal  
12.Twelfth  
13.Fifteenth  
14.Tierce  
15.Sesquialtera  
16.Trumpet  
iSwell to Great  
III. Swell (Tracker - C-f3 42 notes)
17.Open Diapason  
18.Stopped Diapason  
19.Principal  
20.Hautboy  
21.Trumpet  
Pedal (Tracker)
22.Open Diapason21 2/3'(to GGG)
iiGreat to Pedal  
iiiChoir to Pedal  

Organ History
1889Norman & Beard
Status
Unknown
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
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List of Organists
1424Thomas Wath
1560-85Edmund Inglott
1585-1597Henry Baker
1593William Baker
1608-1621William Inglott (1554-1621)
1660-1669Richard Ayleward (1626-1669)
1808-1809Dr John Beckwith (1750-1809)
1809-1819J. Charles Beckwith (1788-1819)
1819-1877Dr Zechariah Buck (1798-1879)
1881-1885Frederick C. Atkinson (1841-1896)
1886-1928Dr Frank Bates (1856-1936)
1971-1994Michael Nicholas (1938-)

List of Assistant Organists
1815-1819Dr Zechariah Buck (1798-1879)
1855-1877Dr Edward Bunnett (1834-1923)
1898Frank Staverton Beeching (1871-1963)
1905-1910Claude Alan Forster (1888-)
1907-1908Nelson Victor Edwards (1888-1974)
1910-1914Dr W. Greenhouse Allt (1889-1969)
1978-Malcolm Archer (1952-)
1990-1997Neil Taylor
Bernard T. Burrell (c1922-)
Philip Chignell (1872-c1951)
Herbert J. Dawson (1870-1936)
Frederick C. Atkinson (1841-1896)

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