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Details of Cathedral, Worcester, England


Organ History
Built by Renatus Harris
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

Choir Organ

Organ History
1842Built by Hill & Co.
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
339-4-

I. Choir ( CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Dulciana8 
2.Clarabella8 
3.Stopped Diapason8 
4.Principal4 
5.Stopped Flute4 
6.Oboe Flute4 
7.Fifteenth2 
8.Cremona8 
iSwell to Choir  
iiPedal to Choir  
II. Great ( CC-f3 54 notes)
9.Tenoroon16 
10.Bourdon to meet No. 116 
11.Open Diapason, back8 
12.Open Diapason, front8 
13.Stopped Diapason8 
14.Quint5 1/3 
15.Principal4 
16.Wald Flote4 
17.Twelfth2 2/3 
18.Fifteenth2 
19.Sesquialtera1 1/3 
20.Mixture2/3 
21.Doublette2 
22.Posaune8 
iiiSwell to Great  
ivPedal to Great  
III. Swell ( C-f3 42 notes)
23.Double Dulciana16 
24.Open Diapason8 
25.Stopped Diapason8 
26.Dulciana8 
27.Principal4 
28.Suabe Flute4 
29.Flageolet2 
30.Doublette2 
31.Echo Cornet  
32.Oboe8 
33.Cornopean8 
Pedal ( CCC-e 29 notes)
34.Open Diapason16 
35.Stopped Diapason16 
36.Principal8 
37.Fifteenth4 
38.Sesquialtera  
39.Trombone16 

Trancept Organ

Organ History
1875Built by Hill & Son
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
453-8-

I. Choir ( CC-a3 58 notes)
1.Open Diapason8 
2.Dulciana8 
3.Salicional8 
4.Hohlflote8 
5.Principal4 
6.Waldflote4 
7.Flautina2 
8.Dulciana Mixture  
9.Clarionet8 
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great ( CC-a3 58 notes)
10.Double Open Diapason16 
11.Bourdon16 
12.Open Diapason8 
13.Open Diapason, No. 28 
14.Gamba8 
15.Stopped Diapason8 
16.Principal4 
17.Harmonic Flute4 
18.Twelfth2 2/3 
19.Fifteenth2 
20.Full Mixture  
21.Sharp Mixture  
22.Posaune8 
23.Clarion4 
iiSwell to Great  
iiiSolo to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-a3 58 notes)
24.Bourdon16 
25.Open Diapason8 
26.Salicional8 
27.Stopped Diapason8 
28.Principal4 
29.Lieblich Flute4 
30.Twelfth2 2/3 
31.Fifteenth2 
32.Mixture  
33.Double Trumpet16 
34.Cornopean8 
35.Oboe8 
36.Clarion8 
ivSwell to Octave  
vSwell to Sub-octave  
IV. Solo ( CC-a3 58 notes)
37.Tuba Mirabilis8 
38.Vox Angelica  
39.Vox Humana8 
40.Harmonic Flute4 
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
41.Double Open Diapason32 
42.Double Open Diapason32 
43.Open Diapason16 
44.Open Diapason16 
45.Violone16 
46.Bourdon16 
47.Principal8 
48.Violoncello8 
49.Twelfth5 1/3 
50.Fifteenth8 
51.Mixture  
52.Trombone16 
53.Clarion8 
viGreat to Pedal  
viiChoir to Pedal  
viiiSwell to Pedal  

1896

Organ History
1896Built by Hope-Jones
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
455-25EP

1924

Organ History
1924 by Harrison
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
460-23-



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1897-1950Ivor Atkins (1869-1953)
1912-1962Edgar Day (1891-)
2012-Peter Nardone (1965-)

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James Henry Caseley (1841-1909)
-1876W. E. Wadely (1855-1943)
-1912Alexander E. Brent-Smith (1889-1950)
1846-1947John Boulcott (1826-1915)
1865Robert Taylor (1846-1915)
1887-1894Hugh Blair (1864-1932)
1893-96G. Street Chignell (1870-1955)
1963-1976Harry Bramma (1936-)
1981-1991Adrian Partington
1991-1998Raymond Johnston
2004-18Christopher Allsop
c1860Alfred James Caldicott (1842-1897)

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