Organ Biography > Places and Organs > England > London > Westminster > Whitehall > Chapel Royal

Details of Chapel Royal, Whitehall, Westminster, London, England


Organ History
1660Built by Bernard Smith
1814Rebuilt by Elliot
1844Rebuilt by Hill
Status
Destroyed
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.
The National Pipe Organ Register.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
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I. Choir ( GG-f)
1.Open Diapason  
2.Stopped Diapason  
3.Stopped Diapason  
4.Viol di Gamba  
5.Principal  
6.Bassoon  
iPedal to Choir  
iiSwell octave to Choir  
II. Great ( GG-f)
7.Open Diapason  
8.Stopped Diapason  
9.Principal  
10.Twelfth  
11.Fifteenth  
12.Sesquialtera  
13.Mixture  
14.Trumpet  
iiiPedal to Great  
III. Swell ( FF-f)
15.Bourdon  
16.Tenoroon  
17.Open Diapason  
18.Clarabella  
19.Stopped Diapason  
20.Flageolet  
21.Principal  
22.Fifteenth  
23.Sesquialtera  
24.Mixture  
25.Corno basso  
26.Cornopean  
27.Clarion  
28.Hautboy  
ivGreat to Swell  
IV. Solo ( GG-f)
29.Open Diapason  
30.Stopped Diapason  
31.Flute  
32.Cromorne  
Pedal ( FFF-D)
33.Open Pipes  



List of Organists
Richard Cobb
1562-80Christopher Tye (1497-1572)
William Damon (1540-)
1575-85Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
1585-1623William Byrd (1543-1623)
1585-1891William Blithman (1525-1591)
1591-c1613John Bull (1563-1628)
1592-1604William Randall
1601-04Arthur Cock (-1604)
1604-21Edmund Hooper (1553-1621)
1604-25Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
1621-56Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)
1625-49Thomas Warwick (-1644)
1643George Jeffries (-1685)
Matthew Locke (1622-1677)
1660-62Henry Lawes (1596-1662)
1660-97William Child (1606-1697)
1837-77Richard Massey (1798-1883)

List of Other Organists
1677Giovanni Baptista Draghi (1640-1708)

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