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Details of Cathedral, Worcester, England


Organ History
1613Built by Thomas Dallam
Status
Unknown

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” - Robert Cosks & Co., 1877, London

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” - Robert Cosks & Co., 1877, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
339394T

I. Choir (Tracker 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 (Tracker 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.SesquialteraIII (1 1/3') 
20.MixtureII (2/3') 
21.DoubletteII (2') 
22.Posaune8' 
iiiSwell to Great  
ivPedal to Great  
III. Swell (Tracker C-f3 42 notes)
23.Double Dulciana16' 
24.Open Diapason8' 
25.Stopped Diapason8' 
26.Dulciana8' 
27.Principal4' 
28.Suabe Flute4' 
29.Flageolet2' 
30.DoubletteII (2') 
31.Echo Cornet  
32.Oboe8' 
33.Cornopean8' 
Pedal (Tracker CCC-e 29 notes)
34.Open Diapason16' 
35.Stopped Diapason16' 
36.Principal8' 
37.Fifteenth4' 
38.SesquialteraV 
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” - Robert Cosks & Co., 1877, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
453538T/P

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

1896

Organ History
1896Built by Hope-Jones
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - H. Logan & Co., 1912, Bournemouth
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - George Mate & Son, 1921
The Musical Times 753

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
455-25EP

I. Choir (Electro-pneumatic CC-c4 61 notes)
1.Double Open Diapason16' 
2.Open Diapason8' 
3.Cone Lieblich Gedact8' 
4.Viol d’Orchestra8' 
5.Tiercina8' 
6.Dulciana8' 
7.Flute4' 
8.Flautina2' 
9.Cor Anglais8' 
10.Clarinet8' 
iSwell to Choir Super-Octave  
iiSwell to Choir 2nd touch  
iiiSwell to Choir Sub-Octave  
ivChoir Super-Octave  
vChoir Sub-Octave  
II. Great (Electro-pneumatic CC-c4 61 notes)
11.Diapason Phonon16' 
12.Tiblia Plena8' 
13.Diapason Phonon8' 
14.Open Diapason8' 
15.Höhl Flute8' 
16.Viol d’Amour8' 
17.Octave Diapason4' 
18.Quintadena4' 
19.Harmonic Piccolo2' 
20.Tuba Profunda16' 
21.Tuba8' 
viSolo to Great Super-Octave  
viiSolo to Great 2nd touch  
viiiSolo to Great Sub-Octave  
ixSwell to Great Super-Octave  
xSwell to Great 2nd touch  
xiSwell to Great Sub-Octave  
xiiChoir to Great  
xiiiChoir to Great Sub-Octave  
xivGreat Super-Octave  
xvGreat Sub-Octave  
III. Swell (Electro-pneumatic CC-c4 61 notes)
22.Violes Celestes 2nd touch8' 
23.Contra Viola16' 
24.Tibia Clausa8' 
25.Horn Diapason8' 
26.String Gamba8' 
27.Quintadena8' 
28.Gambette4' 
29.Harmonic Flute4' 
30.Harmonic Piccolo2' 
31.Double English Horn16' 
32.Cornopean8' 
33.Oboe8' 
34.Cor Anglais8' 
35.Vox Humana8' 
36.Clarion4' 
37.Tremulant  
xviSolo to Swell 2nd touch  
xviiChoir to Swell 2nd touch  
xviiiSwell Super-Octave  
xixSwell Sub-Octave  
IV. Solo (Electro-pneumatic CC-c4 61 notes)
38.Spare prepared  
39.Röhr Flute4' 
40.Bombarde16' 
41.Tuba Mirabilis8' 
42.Tuba Sonora8' 
43.Orchestral Oboe8' 
xxSolo Super-Octave  
xxiSolo Sub-Octave  
Pedal (Electro-pneumatic CCC-f 30 notes)
44.Gravissima64'prepared  
45.Double Open Diapason (wood)32'prepared  
46.Double Open Diapason (metal)32'prepared  
47.Tibia Profunda16'prepared  
48.Open Diapason16'prepared  
49.Violone16'prepared  
50.Bourdon16'prepared  
51.Octave Violone8'prepared  
52.Flute8'prepared  
53.Diaphone32'prepared  
54.Diaphone16'prepared  
55.Tuba Profunda16' 
56.Tuba8' 
xxiiSolo to Pedal  
xxiiiGreat to Pedal  
xxivSwell to Pedal  
xxvChoir to Pedal  

1924

Organ History
1924Harrison
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist” - Musical Opinion, 1927, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
460-23-



List of Organists
c1415T. Hulet
1468-84Richard Grene
1484-1522John Hampton
1522-40Daniel Boyce
1541-69Richard Fisher
1569John Golden
1569-81John Colden (-1581)
1581-85Nathaniel Giles (1558-1633)
1585-90Robert Cotterell
c1590John Tomkins (1586-1638)
1590-95Nathaniel Patrick (-1595)
1595-96John Fidow (-1640)
1596-1646Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)
1661-62Giles Tomkins (1633-1725)
1662-64Richard Browne (-1664)
1662-64Richard Brown (-1664)
1664-88Richard Davies (-1688)
1686-88Vaughan Richardson (1670-1729)
1688-1724Richard Cherington
1724-31John Hoddinott (1688-1731)
1731-34William Hayes (1706-1777)
1734-47John Merifield (-1748)
1734-48John Merrifield (-1748)
1747-93Elias Isaac (1734-1793)
1793-1806Thomas Pitt (-1806)
1806-07Jeremiah Clarke (1742-1809)
1807-13William Kenge
1813-44Charles E. J. Clarke (1795-1844)
1844-95William Done (1815-1895)
1895-97Hugh Blair (1864-1932)
1897-1950Ivor Atkins (1869-1953)
1950-57David Willcocks (1919-2015)
1957-63Douglas Guest (1916-1996)
1963-74Christopher Robinson (1936-)
1975-96Donald Hunt (1930-2018)
1996-2012Adrian Lucas (1962-)
2012-19Peter Nardone (1965-)
2019-Samuel Hudson

List of Assistant Organists
-1793Thomas Pitt (-1806)
1835-44William Done (1815-1895)
1846-1947John Boulcott (1826-1915)
c1860Alfred James Caldicott (1842-1897)
1865Robert Taylor (1846-1915)
James Henry Caseley (1841-1909)
-1876W. E. Wadely (1855-1943)
1879Frederick S. Garton (1859-1914)
1887-94Hugh Blair (1864-1932)
1888-92Henry Holloway (1871-1948)
1893-96G. Street Chignell (1870-1955)
1895-99Charles Mason (1878-1965)
C. H. Moody (1874-1965)
1902-08Edgar T. Cook (1880-1953)
1907-12Alexander E. Brent-Smith (1889-1950)
1912-62Edgar Day (1891-)
1962-63Christopher Robinson (1936-)
1963-76Harry Bramma (1936-)
1976-81Paul Trepte (1954-)
1981-91Adrian Partington
1991-98Raymond Johnston
1998-2004Daniel Phillips
2004-18Christopher Allsop
2018-Nicholas Freestone

List of Organ Scholars
Daniel Cook (1979-)
2014William Parkinson
2016Richard Cook
2017Ashley Wagner
2018Joshua Roebuck
2019Benjamin Markovic

List of Other Organists
Nathaniel Tomkins (1599-1681)
1734-35James Morley
2007-08Simon Bertram
2012-James Luxton
2014-16Justin Miller
2017-Richard Cook