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Details of St. Michael’s, Cornhill, City of London, London, England


1684

Organ History
1684Built by Renatus Harris
1790Rebuilt by Green
1849Rebuilt by Robson
1868EP action by Bryceson
Status
Rebuilt
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
335356-

I. Choir ( CC-g3 56 notes)
1.Dulcian8 
2.Viol di Gamba8 
3.Stopped Diapason8 
4.Principal4 
5.Flute4 
6.Fifteenth2 
7.Bassoon8 
8.Clarionet8 
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great ( CC-g3 56 notes)
9.Double Open Diapason16 
10.Large Open Diapason8 
11.Open Diapason8 
12.Stopped Diapason8 
13.Principal4 
14.Wald Flute4 
15.Twelfth3 
16.Fifteenth2 
17.Sesquialtera2 
18.Mixture1 
19.Trumpet8 
20.Clarion4 
iiSwell to Great  
III. Swell ( CCC-f 30 notes)
21.Double Open Diapason16 
22.Open Diapason8 
23.Dulcian8 
24.Stopped Diapason8 
25.Principal4 
26.Fifteenth2 
27.Piccolo2 
28.Sesquialtera1 3/5 
29.Mixture2/3 
30.Oboe8 
31.Horn8 
32.Clarion4 
Pedal ( CC-g3 56 notes)
33.Open Diapason16 
34.Stopped Diapason16 
35.Trombone16 
iiiGreat to Pedal  
ivChoir to Pedal  
vSwell to Pedal  
viPedal octave  

1885

Organ History
1885Rebuilt by Hill
1901Rebuilt by Hill
1914Rebuilt by Hill
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
338-8P

1926

Organ History
1926Rushworth & Dreaper
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
345-15-



List of Organists
1684-99Isaac Blackwell (-1699)
1704-23Philip Hart (1674-1749)
1734-36Joseph Kelway (1702-1782)
1736-68William Boyce (1710-1779)
1768-81Theodore Aylward (1730-1801)
1810-49George William Arnull (-1852)
1900-16George F. Vincent (1855-1928)
1916-66Harold Darke (1888-1976)
Lee Ward (1968-)

List of Assistant Organists
Ducan Ferguson
John Hatton
James Cryer
Jonathan Bunney
Ross Cobb
1930-32Ena Margaret Barrett (1907-1996)
David Patrick (1934-)

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