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Details of Cathedral, Exeter, England


1665

Organ History
1665Built by John Loosemore
Rebuilt & enlarged by Speechly
Status
Unknown
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
331316-

I. Choir ( CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Gamba8 
2.Lieblich Gedact8 
3.Dulciana8 
4.Wald Flute4 
5.Gemshorn4 
6.Corno di Bassetto8 
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great ( GG,FF-f3 58 notes)
7.Double Diapason16 
8.Open Diapason8 
9.Open Diapason8 
10.Stopped Diapason8 
11.Clarabella8 
12.Principal4 
13.Flute Harmonique4 
14.Twelfth2 2/3 
15.Fifteenth2 
16.*Mixture  
17.*Mixture  
18.Trumpet8 
19.Clarion4 
iiSwell to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-g3 54 notes)
20.Double Diapason16 
21.Open Diapason8 
22.Stopped Diapason8 
23.Salicional8 
24.Octave4 
25.Mixture  
26.Cornopean8 
27.Oboe8 
28.Clarion4 
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
29.Open Diapason32 
30.Open Diapason16 
31.Bourdon16 
iiiSwell to Pedal  
ivGreat to Pedal, GG  
vGreat to Pedal, CC  
viChoir to Pedal  

1891

Organ History
1891Rebuilt by Willis
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
457-13P



List of Organists
AWalter Hoyle (1873-)
1584-86Matthew Godwin (1568-1586)
1591Arthur Cooke
1591-1601Arthur Cock (-1604)
1609-40John Lugg (1587-1655)
1611-44Edward Gibbons (1568-1650)
1665-74Theodore Coleby
1674-c1688Henry Hall (1655-1707)
1686Peter Passmore
c1686-93John White
1694-1741Richard Henman
1741-53John Silvester
1753-77Richard Langdon (1730-1803)
1777-1803William Jackson (1730-1803)
1804-35James Paddon (1768-1835)
1835-41S. S. Wesley (1810-1876)
1842-76Alfred Angel (1816-1876)
1876-1919Daniel J. Wood (1849-1919)
1919-27Ernest Bullock (1890-1979)
1928-33Thomas Armstrong (1898-1994)
1933A. W. Willcocks
1933-52Alfred Wilcock (1887-1953)
1953-57Reginald Moore (1910-1968)
1957-72Lionel Dakers (1924-2003)
1973-98Lucian Nethsingha (1936-)
1999-2016Andrew Millington (1952-)
2016-Timothy Noon

List of Assistant Organists
Edward Roberts West
1856H. G. Halfyard (1835-)
1861-68Graham Clarke
1861-70William Pinney (1845-1906)
-1880Edward Vinnicombe (1847-1915)
1881-83Ernest Slater (1860-1936)
1899Frederick Gandy Bradford (1887-1962)
1900-06Arnold D. Culley (1867-1947)
1906-18F. J. Pinn (1877-1927)
T. Washington Metcalfe (1884-)
1929-37W. Harry Gabb (1909-1995)
1937-40John Hind (1916-1984)
1945-46John Hind (1916-1984)
1946-48Edgar S. Landen (1923-)
1951-54Howard Stephens (1921-)
1956-61Stuart Marston Smith
1961-69Christopher Gower (1939-)
1969-2010Paul Morgan
2010-16David Davies
2016-Timothy Parsons

List of Organ Scholars
David Thorne (1951-)
1993-95Benjamin Frost
2016Edward Jones
2018Hamish Fraser

List of Other Organists
Thomas Washington-Metcalfe (1884-)
1994-2016Stephen Tanner

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