Organ Biography > Organs > England > London > Westminster > Leicester Square > Panopticon

Details of Panopticon, Leicester Square, Westminster, London, England

Building History
1853Built
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
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  



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

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