The Specification of the Cathedral Organ

Worcester, England


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


Choir Organ

Organ History
1842Built by Hill & Co.
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' 
2.Clarabella8' 
3.Stopped Diapason8' 
4.Principal4' 
5.Stopped Flute4' 
6.Oboe Flute4' 
7.Fifteenth2' 
8.Cremona8' 
iSwell to Choir  
iiPedal to Choir  
II. Great (Tracker - CC-f3 54 notes)
9.Tenoroon16' 
10.Bourdon to meet No. 116' 
11.Open Diapason, back8' 
12.Open Diapason, front8' 
13.Stopped Diapason8' 
14.Quint5 1/3' 
15.Principal4' 
16.Wald Flote4' 
17.Twelfth2 2/3' 
18.Fifteenth2' 
19.SesquialteraIII (1 1/3') 
20.MixtureII (2/3') 
21.DoubletteII (2') 
22.Posaune8' 
iiiSwell to Great  
ivPedal to Great  
III. Swell (Tracker - C-f3 42 notes)
23.Double Dulciana16' 
24.Open Diapason8' 
25.Stopped Diapason8' 
26.Dulciana8' 
27.Principal4' 
28.Suabe Flute4' 
29.Flageolet2' 
30.DoubletteII (2') 
31.Echo Cornet  
32.Oboe8' 
33.Cornopean8' 
Pedal (Tracker - CCC-e 29 notes)
34.Open Diapason16' 
35.Stopped Diapason16' 
36.Principal8' 
37.Fifteenth4' 
38.SesquialteraV 
39.Trombone16' 

Trancept Organ

Organ History
1875Built by Hill & Son
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-a3 58 notes)
1.Open Diapason8'metal.
2.Dulciana8'metal.
3.Salicional8'metal. grooved to Dulciana
4.Hohlflote8'wood.
5.Principal4'metal.
6.Waldflote4'wood.
7.Flautina2'metal.
8.Dulciana MixtureIImetal.
9.Clarionet8'metal.
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great (Pneumatic - CC-a3 58 notes)
10.Double Open Diapason16'metal.
11.Bourdon16'wood.
12.Open Diapason8'metal.
13.Open Diapason, No. 28'metal.
14.Gamba8'metal.
15.Stopped Diapason8'wood.
16.Principal4'metal.
17.Harmonic Flute4'metal.
18.Twelfth2 2/3'metal.
19.Fifteenth2'metal.
20.Full MixtureIIImetal.
21.Sharp MixtureIVmetal.
22.Posaune8'metal.
23.Clarion4'metal.
iiSwell to Great  
iiiSolo to Great  
III. Swell (Pneumatic - CC-a3 58 notes)
24.Bourdon16'wood.
25.Open Diapason8'metal.
26.Salicional8'metal.
27.Stopped Diapason8'wood.
28.Principal4'metal.
29.Lieblich Flute4'metal.
30.Twelfth2 2/3'metal.
31.Fifteenth2'metal.
32.MixtureIIImetal.
33.Double Trumpet16'metal.
34.Cornopean8'metal.
35.Oboe8'metal.
36.Clarion8'metal.
ivSwell to Octave  
vSwell to Sub-octave  
IV. Solo (Tracker - CC-a3 58 notes)
37.Tuba Mirabilis8'metal.
38.Vox AngelicaIImetal.
39.Vox Humana8'metal.
40.Harmonic Flute4'metal.
Pedal (Tracker - CCC-f 30 notes)
41.Double Open Diapason32'metal.
42.Double Open Diapason32'wood.
43.Open Diapason16'metal.
44.Open Diapason16'wood.
45.Violone16'wood.
46.Bourdon16'wood.
47.Principal8'metal.
48.Violoncello8'wood.
49.Twelfth5 1/3'metal.
50.Fifteenth8'metal.
51.MixtureIIImetal.
52.Trombone16'wood.
53.Clarion8'metal.
viGreat to Pedal  
viiChoir to Pedal  
viiiSwell to Pedal  

1896

Organ History
1896Built by Hope-Jones
Status
Unkown
Information Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
455-25EP

1924

Organ History
1924Harrison
Status
Unkown
Information Source
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
460-23-



List of Organists
1522-40Daniel Boyce
1541-69Richard Fisher
1590-1595Nathaniel Patrick (-1595)
1595-1596John Fidow (-c1640)
1662-1664Richard Browne (-1664)
1662-1664Richard Brown (-1664)
1664-88Richard Davies (-1688)
1688-1724Richard Cherington
1747-1793Elias Isaac (1734-1793)
1807-1813William Kenge
1813-44Charles E. J. Clarke (1795-1844)
1895-1897Dr Hugh Blair (1864-1932)
1897-1950Sir Ivor Atkins (1869-1953)
1912-1962Edgar Day (1891-)
2012-Peter Nardone (1965-)

List of Assistant Organists
-1876W. E. Wadely (1855-1943)
-1912Alexander E. Brent-Smith (1889-1950)
1846-1947John Boulcott (1826-1915)
c1860Alfred James Caldicott (1842-1897)
1865Robert Taylor (c1846-1915)
1887-1894Dr Hugh Blair (1864-1932)
1893-96G. Street Chignell (1870-1955)
1963-1976Harry Bramma (1936-)
1981-1991Adrian Partington
1991-1998Raymond Johnston
2004-Christopher Allsop
James Henry Caseley (c1841-1909)

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