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Details of Magdalen College, Oxford, England


1487

Organ History
1487Built by William Wotton
Status
Unknown

1740

Organ History
1740Built by Thomas Schwarbrook
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

1855

Organ History
1855Built by Gray & Davison
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
435359-

I. Choir
1.Salicional8 
2.Gamba8 
3.Stopped Diapason, Bass8 
4.Concert Flute8 
5.Octave4 
6.Flute d’Amour4 
7.Piccolo2 
8.Corno di Bassetto8 
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great
9.Open Diapason8 
10.Open Diapason8 
11.Stopped Diapason8 
12.Octave4 
13.Flute8 
14.Twelfth2 2/3 
15.Super-octave4 
16.Sesquialtera  
17.Mixture  
18.Posaune8 
iiSwell to Great  
iiiChoir Sub-octave to Great  
ivSwell to Great, Sub-octave  
vSwell to Great, Super-octave  
III. Swell
19.Bourdon16 
20.Open Diapason8 
21.Stopped Diapason, Bass8 
22.Clarionet Flute8 
23.Keraulophon8 
24.Octave4 
25.Super-octave2 
26.Sesquialtera  
27.Cornopean8 
28.Oboe8 
29.Clarion4 
30.Tremulant  
viSolo to Swell  
IV. Solo
31.Flute Harmonic8 
32.Tromba8 
Pedal
33.Grand Open Diapason16 
34.Grand Bourdon16 
35.Grand Octave8 
36.Grand Trombone16 
viiSwell to Pedal  
viiiGreat to Pedal  
ixChoir to Pedal  

Organ History
Binns
Hele
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.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
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List of Organists
Lewis Richard
1490William Bernard
1490Richard Davies
1490-92Richard Davy (1467-1516)
1491Ralph Barton
1498-1500John Thomas
1500-02Richard Parker
1502-20George Kendall
1509John Mason
1519Robert Porret (-1550)
1523-26Clement Perrot
1530-42Robert Perrot (-1550)
1539-41Thomas Appilby (1500-1562)
1542-54John Shepherd (1515-1554)
1543Thomas Preston (1500-1564)
1595-1639Richard Nicolson (1595-1639)
1639-61Arthur Phillips (1605-1695)
1661-64Theodore Coleby
1664-85Benjamin Rogers (1614-1698)
1665Edmund Slater
1685-87Francis Pigott (-1704)
1688-95Daniel Purcell (1660-1717)
1695-1734Thomas Hecht (-1734)
1734Matthew Phillips
1734-77William Hayes (1706-1777)
1777-97Philip Hayes (1738-1797)
1797-1845Walter Vicary (1770-1845)
1845-59Benjamin Blyth (1824-1883)
Frederick Archer (1838-1901)
1872-82Walter Parratt (1841-1924)
1882-1919J. V. Roberts (1841-1920)
1938-41William Mc Kie (1901-1984)
1943-57Philip J. Taylor
1957-81Bernard Rose (1916-1996)
1981-91John Harper (1947-)
1991-2009Grayston Ives (1948-)
2009-Daniel Hyde

List of Assistant Organists
David Leigh
Walter Vicary (1770-1845)
1858-59Edward Vine Hall (1837-1909)
Ernest Prichard (1887-1945)

List of Organ Scholars
Geoffrey Morgan
Jeremy Suter
David Davies
1961-64Robert William Vincent (1941-)
Steven Grahl (1975-)

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