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Details of Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, Kensington, London, England


1869

Organ History
1869Built by Willis
Status
Rebuilt
Sources
“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
411111113-

I. Choir ( CC-c4 61 notes)
1.Violone16 
2.Viol di Gamba8 
3.Dulciana8 
4.Lieblich Gedact8 
5.Open Diapason8 
6.Vox Angelica8 
7.Principal4 
8.Gemshorn4 
9.Lieblich Flote4 
10.Celestiana4 
11.Flageolet2 
12.Piccolo2 
13.Super-octave2 
14.Mixture  
15.Corni di Bassetto16 
16.Clarionet8 
17.Cor Anglais8 
18.Oboe8 
19.Trompette harmonique8 
20.Clarion4 
iSwell to Choir  
iiSolo to Choir  
II. Great ( CC-c4 61 notes)
21.Flute conique16 
22.Contra Gamba16 
23.Violone16 
24.Bourdon16 
25.Open Diapason8 
26.Open Diapason8 
27.Viol di Gamba8 
28.Claribel8 
29.Flute Harmonique8 
30.Flute á Pavilion8 
31.Quint5 1/3 
32.Flute Octaviante Harmonique4 
33.Viola4 
34.Octave4 
35.Quinte Octaviante2 2/3 
36.Piccolo Harmonique2 
37.Super-octave2 
38.Furniture  
39.Mixture  
40.Contra Posaune16 
41.Posaune8 
42.Trompette Harmonique8 
43.Tromba8 
44.Clarion Harmonique4 
45.Clarion4 
iiiSolo to Great  
ivSwell to Great  
vChoir to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-c4 61 notes)
46.Double Diapason16 
47.Bourdon16 
48.Salicional8 
49.Open Diapason8 
50.Viol di Gamba8 
51.Flutes à Cheminées8 
52.Claribel Flute8 
53.Quint5 1/3 
54.Flute Harmonique4 
55.Viola4 
56.Principal4 
57.Quinte Octaviante2 2/3 
58.Super-octave2 
59.Piccolo Harmonique2 
60.Sesquialtera  
61.Mixture  
62.Contra Posaune16 
63.Contra Oboe16 
64.Baryton16 
65.Voix Humaine8 
66.Oboe8 
67.Cornopean8 
68.Tuba Major8 
69.Tuba4 
70.Clarion4 
viSub-octave  
viiOctave  
IV. Solo ( CC-c4 61 notes)
71.Contra Basso16 
72.Flute à Pavillon8 
73.Viol d’Amore8 
74.Flute Harmonique8 
75.Claribel Flute8 
76.Voix Celeste8 
77.Flute Traversère4 
78.Concert Flute4 
79.Piccolo Harmonique2 
80.Cymbale  
81.Corno di Bassetto16 
82.Clarionet8 
83.Bassoon8 
84.French Horn8 
85.Ophicleide8 
86.Trombone8 
87.Oboe8 
88.Bombardon16 
89.Tuba Mirabilis8 
90.Tuba Clarion4 
viiiSub-octave  
ixOctave  
Pedal ( CCC-g 32 notes)
91.Double Open Diapason32 
92.Double Open Diapason32 
93.Contra Violone32 
94.Open Diapason16 
95.Open Diapason16 
96.Bourdon16 
97.Violone16 
98.Great Quint10 2/3 
99.Violoncello8 
100.Octave8 
101.Quint5 1/3 
102.Super-octave4 
103.Furniture  
104.Mixture  
105.Contra Posaune32 
106.Contra Fagotto16 
107.Bombarde16 
108.Ophicleide16 
109.Trombone16 
110.Fagotto8 
111.Clarion8 
xSolo to Pedal  
xiSwell to Pedal  
xiiGreat to Pedal  
xiiiChoir to Pedal  

1921

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

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
4146-27P/EP



List of Organists
1871W. T. Best (1826-1897)
1883-88George Sampson (1861-1949)
1888-1918Churchill Sibley (1858-1938)
1895-1922Henry Balfour (1859-1946)
Wilfred Arthur William Davies (1881-1940)
1934George Thalben-Ball (1896-1987)

List of Other Organists
H. C. Tonking (1863-1926)

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