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Details of St. Paul’s Cathedral, City of London, London, England


Organ History
Built by William Beton
Status
Unknown

1697

Organ History
1697Built by Bernard Smith
Status
Rebuilt
Sources
“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
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1856

Organ History
1853Built by Hill & Son
1856Moved from Panopticon, Leicester Square, Westminster, London, England by
Moved to Victoria Rooms, Bristol, England by Bryceson Brothers
Status
Rebuilt
Sources
“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
463635-

I. Choir
1.Bourdon16 
2.Gamba8 
3.Open Diapason8 
4.Stopped Diapason8 
5.Octave4 
6.Stopped Flute4 
7.Octave Quint2 2/3 
8.Super-octave2 
9.Sesquialtera  
10.Flageolet2 
11.Bassoon Bass  
12.Clarionet Treble8 
13.Trumpet8 
II. Great
14.Double Open Diapason16 
15.Open Diapason8 
16.Open Diapason, No. 28 
17.Stopped Diapason8 
18.Salicional8 
19.Octave4 
20.Wald Flute4 
21.Octave Quint2 2/3 
22.Super-octave2 
23.Sesquialtera  
24.Mixture  
25.Furniture  
26.Trumpet16 
27.Posaune8 
28.Trumpet8 
29.Clarion4 
iSwell to Great  
iiChoir to Great  
III. Swell
30.Bourdon16 
31.Open Diapason8 
32.Salicional8 
33.Stopped Diapason8 
34.Octave4 
35.Suabe Flute4 
36.Octave Quint2 2/3 
37.Super-octave2 
38.Sesquialtera  
39.Cornopean8 
40.Trumpet8 
41.Hautboy8 
42.Clarion4 
IV. Solo
43.1. Grand Tuba Mirabilis8 
44.2. Do. Clarion4 
45.Piccolo2 
46.Doublette2 
47.Vox Angelica8 
48.Claribel8 
49.Harmonic Flute4 
50.Krum Horn8 
51.Vox Humana8 
Pedal
52.Double Open Diapason32 
53.Open Diapason16 
54.Open Diapason16 
55.Bourdon16 
56.Octave8 
57.Octave Quint5 1/3 
58.Super-octave4 
59.Sesquialtera2 2/3 
60.Trombone16 
61.Octave Trombone8 
62.Drums  
iiiPedal to Choir  
ivPedal to Swell  
vPedal to Solo  
63.Pedal to Great  

1874

Organ History
1874Built by Willis
Status
Rebuilt
Sources
“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
452529-

I. Choir ( CC-A 58)
1.Bourdon16 
2.Open Diapason8 
3.Dulciana8 
4.Violoncello8 
5.Claribel Flute8 
6.Lieblich Gedact8 
7.Flute harmonique4 
8.Principal4 
9.Flageolet2 
10.Corno-di-Bassetto8 
11.Cor Anglais8 
II. Great ( CC-A 58)
12.Double Diapason16 
13.Open Diapason8 
14.Open Diapason8 
15.Claribel Flute8 
16.Quint5 1/3 
17.Flute harmonique4 
18.Principal4 
19.Octave Quint2 2/3 
20.Super Octave2 
21.Fourniture  
22.Mixture  
23.Trombone16 
24.Tromba8 
25.Clarion4 
iSolo to Great  
iiChoir to Great  
iiiSwell sub-octave to Great  
ivSwell to Great  
vSwell octave to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-A 58)
26.Contra Gamba16 
27.Open Diapason16 
28.Lieblich Gedact8 
29.Salicional8 
30.Vox Angelica8 
31.Principal4 
32.Fifteenth2 
33.Echo Cornet  
34.Contra Posaune16 
35.Cornopean8 
36.Hautboy8 
37.Clarion4 
IV. Solo ( CC-A 58)
38.Flute Harmonic8 
39.Concert Flute4 
40.Corno-di-Bassetto8 
41.Oboe8 
42.Tuba Major8 
43.Clarion4 
Pedal ( CC-F 30)
44.Double Open Diapason32 
45.Open Diapason16 
46.Violone16 
47.Violoncello8 
48.Octave8 
49.Mixture  
50.Contra Posaune32 
51.Grand Bombard16 
52.Clarion8 
viSwell to Pedal  
viiGreat to Pedal  
viiiChoir to Pedal  
ixSolo to Pedal  

1900

Organ History
1900Rebuilt by Willis
Status
Rebuilt
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
576-26-



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1872-88John Stainer (1840-1901)
1888-1916George Martin (1844-1916)
1916-27Charles Macpherson (1870-1927)
1927-36Stanley Marchant (1883-1949)
1936-67J. Dykes Bower (1905-1981)
1968-90Christopher Dearnley (1930-2000)
1990-2004John Scott (1956-2015)
2004-07Malcolm Archer (1952-)
2008-Simon Johnson
2011Simon Hogan

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Charles Stokes (1784-1839)
1838-43George Cooper (1783-1843)
1843-76George Cooper (1820-1876)
1876-88George Martin (1844-1916)
1888-95Herbert Hodge (1869-1947)
1888-95William Hodge (1861-1895)
1895-1916Charles Macpherson (1870-1927)
1916-27Stanley Marchant (1883-1949)
1917-19Reginald Yarrow (1874-1961)
1927-46Douglas Hopkins (1902-1992)
1946-74W. Harry Gabb (1909-1995)
1956-58Derek Holman (1931-)
1958-66Richard Popplewell (1935-2016)
1974-88Barry Rose (1934-)
1985-90John Scott (1956-2015)
1990-98Andrew Lucas
1998-2007Huw Williams
2008-14Timothy Wakerell
2014-17Peter Holder
2018-William Fox

List of Organ Scholars
Martin Cooke
Stuart Nicholson
Andrew Shenton
Gareth Green
1975John Dexter
1978Ian Sadler
1979-82Simon Lole (1957-)
1980-84Roger Sayer
1980-85Andrew Lucas
Mark Blatchly (1960-)
1989Lee Ward (1968-)
1990David Whitehead
1992Fraser Simpson
1992-2000Richard Moorhouse
1993Huw Williams
1997Simon Johnson
Lionel Fothrington (1973-)
1998-2000Benjamin Nicholas
2000Nicholas Chalmers
2001-03Thomas Corns
2003-05Ducan Ferguson
2005James Kennerly
2006-08James Mc Vinnie
2008-10Tim Harper
2010Donald Hunt
2012Richard Moore
2014Rachel Mahon
2016Joseph Beech (1994-)
2017Nicholas Freestone
2018James Orford

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c1624-1637Adrian Batten (1585-1637)
1812William Hawes (1785-1846)
1953-56Gerald Wheeler
1966-67Timothy Farrell (1943-)
1967-74Christopher Herrick (1942-)
1978-85John Scott (1956-2015)
1985-90Andrew Lucas
1990-91Martin Baker (1967-)
2000-06Mark Williams
2006-08Tom Winpenny

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