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Details of Royal Panopticon of Science and Art, Leicester Square, Westminster, London, England

(Leicester Square)

Building History
1853Opened
1856Renamed “Alambra Music Hall”
1882Rebuilt after fire and renamed “Alambra Theatre”
1936Demolished for “Odeon Cimema”

Organ History
1853Built by Hill & Son
1856Moved to St. Paul’s Cathedral, City of London, London, England
Status
Unknown
Sources
The Musical Times 107
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ” - Robert Cosks & Co., 1877, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
463625T/TP

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



List of Organists
1853-54W. T. Best (1826-1897)
1855-56E. T. Chipp (1823-1886)
1856Frederick Archer (1838-1901)