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Details of Cathedral, Norwich, England


1690

Organ History
1690Built by Renatus Harris
1759Repaired by John Byfield
Status
Unknown
Sources
The Musical Times 741
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ” - Robert Cocks & Co., 1877, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
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1834

Organ History
1834Rebuilt by Bishop & Sons
Status
Unknown
Sources
The Musical Times 741
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ” - Robert Cocks & Co., 1877, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
322223T

I. Choir (Tracker GG-f3 59 notes)
1.Dulciana (tenor c)
2.Stopped Diapason  
3.Principal  
4.Stopped Flute  
5.Fifteenth  
6.Cremona (tenor f)
II. Great (Tracker GG-f3 59 notes)
7.Open Diapason  
8.Open Diapason  
9.Stopped Diapason  
10.Clarabella  
11.Principal  
12.Twelfth  
13.Fifteenth  
14.Tierce  
15.Sesquialtera  
16.Trumpet  
iSwell to Great  
III. Swell (Tracker C-f3 42 notes)
17.Open Diapason  
18.Stopped Diapason  
19.Principal  
20.Hautboy  
21.Trumpet  
Pedal
22.Open Diapason21 2/3'(to GGG)
iiGreat to Pedal  
iiiChoir to Pedal  

Organ History
1899Norman & Beard
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist” - Musical Opinion, 1927, London
Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - H. Logan & Co., 1912, Bournemouth
Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - George Mate & Son, 1921
The Musical Times 741

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
5646311P/EP

I. Choir (Pneumatic CC-c4 61 notes)
1.Lieblich Bourdon16' 
2.Open Diapason8' 
3.Stopped Diapason8' 
4.Bell Gamba8' 
5.Dulciana8' 
6.Nason Flute4' 
7.Harmonic Gemshorn4' 
8.Piccolo2' 
9.Corno di Bassetto8' 
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great (Pneumatic CC-c4 61 notes)
10.Double Open Diapason16' 
11.Open Diapason I8' 
12.Open Diapason II8' 
13.Open Diapason III8' 
14.Hohl Flute8' 
15.Stopped Diapason8' 
16.Principal4' 
17.Flute Harmonique4' 
18.Twelfth2 2/3' 
19.Fifteenth2' 
20.MixtureIII 
21.Double Trumpet16' 
22.Tromba8' 
23.Clarion4' 
iiSwell to Great  
iiiChoir to Great  
ivSolo to Great  
III. Swell (Pneumatic CC-c4 61 notes)
24.Bourdon16' 
25.Open Diapason I8' 
26.Open Diapason II8' 
27.Lieblich Gadacht8' 
28.Salicional8' 
29.Voix Celeste8' 
30.Principal4' 
31.Lieblich Flute4' 
32.Fifteenth2' 
33.MixtureIII 
34.Contra Fagotto16' 
35.Horn8' 
36.Oboe8' 
37.Clarion4' 
38.Cor Anglais8' 
39.Tremulant  
vSwell Octave  
IV. Solo ( CC-c4 61 notes)
Enclosed (Pneumatic)
40.Flute Harmonique8' 
41.Viola8' 
42.Flute Harmonique4' 
43.Orchestral Oboe8' 
Unenclosed (Pneumatic)
44.Tuba Mirabilis8' 
V. Echo (Electro-pneumatic CC-c4 61 notes)
45.Sub-Bass16' 
46.Contra Viola16' 
47.Gamba8' 
48.Zauber Flöte8' 
49.Unda Maris8' 
50.Vox Angelica8' 
51.Viola4' 
52.Harmonic Piccolo2' 
53.Harmonic Trumpet8' 
54.CornetVI 
55.Vox Humana8' 
56.Gongs  
57.Tremulant  
viEcho Octave  
Pedal (Pneumatic CCC-G 32 notes)
58.Double Open Diapason32' 
59.Open Diapason (wood)16' 
60.Open Diapason (metal)16' 
61.Dulciana16' 
62.Bourdon16' 
63.Violoncello8' 
64.Bass Flute8' 
65.Trombone16' 
66.Trumpet8' 
viiChoir to Pedal  
viiiGreat to Pedal  
ixSwell to Pedal  
xSolo to Pedal  
xiEcho to Pedal  



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1445John Skarlette
1542Thomas Grewe
1560-85Edmund Inglott
1583Thomas Morley (1557-1604)
1585-97Henry Baker
1593William Baker
1598-1608William Cobbold (1559-1639)
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1819-77Zechariah Buck (1798-1879)
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1886-1928Frank Bates (1856-1936)
1928-66Heathcote Statham (1889-1973)
1959-60Gerald Hendrie (1935-)
1967-70Brian Runnett (1935-1970)
1971-94Michael Nicholas (1938-)
1994-95David Cooper (1949-)
1996-2012David Dunnett
2012-Ashley Grote

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Ben Giddens
Julian Thomas
Frederick Diggle
Tom Primrose
1815-19Zechariah Buck (1798-1879)
-1845George A. Löhr (1821-1897)
1846-59A. R. Gaul (1837-1913)
Thomas Wolsey White (1825-1870)
1855-77Edward Bunnett (1834-1923)
Frederick C. Atkinson (1841-1896)
George Gaffe (1849-1907)
Arthur H. Mann (1850-1929)
Herbert J. Dawson (1870-1936)
1895Charles Henry Duffield (1871-1939)
A. Miller Potts (1872-)
Philip Chignell (1872-1951)
1898Frank Staverton Beeching (1871-1963)
1903-05Alfred Heath (1882-)
1905-10Claude Alan Forster (1888-)
1906-R. J. Maddern-Williams (1885-1955)
1907-08Nelson V. Edwards (1888-1974)
1910-15W. Greenhouse Allt (1889-1969)
1942-59Charles Joseph Romaine Coleman (1879-1959)
Bernard T. Burrell (1922-)
1978-Malcolm Archer (1952-)
1983-90Adrian Lucas (1962-)
1990-97Neil Taylor
1997-2001Katherine Dienes-Williams (1970-)

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James Mooney-Dutton (1985-)

List of Other Organists
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