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Details of Cathedral, Winchester, England


Organ History
1665Built by Thamar of Peterborough
1681Rebuilt by Renatus Harris
1794Rebuilt by Avery
1850Moved to Christ Church, Lancaster Gate, Paddington, London, England by
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

Organ History
1851Built by Willis
1897Restored by Willis
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
448485-

I. Choir ( CC-g3 56 notes)
1.Open Diapason8 
2.Stopped Diapason8 
3.Dulciana8 
4.Principal4 
5.Flute4 
6.Fifteenth2 
7.Sesquialtera  
8.Cremona8 
II. Great ( CC-g3 56 notes)
9.Double Diapason 16 
10.Open Diapason8 
11.Open Diapason8 
12.Stopped Diapason8 
13.Principal4 
14.Principal4 
15.Twelfth2 2/3 
16.Fifteenth2 
17.Sesquialtera  
18.Mixture  
19.Trombone8 
20.Trumpet8 
21.Clarion4 
iSwell to Great  
iiChoir to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-g3 56 notes)
22.Double Diapason 16 
23.Open Diapason8 
24.Stopped Diapason8 
25.Principal4 
26.Flute4 
27.Twelfth2 2/3 
28.Fifteenth2  
29.Sesquialtera  
30.Mixture  
31.Trumpet16 
32.Trumpet8 
33.Hautboy8 
34.Clarion4 
IV. Solo ( CC-g3 56 notes)
35.Harmonic Flute8 
36.Harmonic Flute4 
37.Piccolo2 
38.Horn8 
39.Orchestral Hautboy8 
40.Corno di Bassetto8 
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
41.Double Double Diapason32 
42.Double Open Diapason16 
43.Double Dulciana16 
44.Open Diapason8 
45.Principal4 
46.Mixture  
47.Trombone16 
48.Tromba8 
iiiGreat to Pedal  
ivChoir to Pedal  
vSwell to Pedal  

Organ History
1905Enlarged by Hele
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
460-8-

Chamber Organ

Organ History
Built by Burton
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
26--P



List of Organists
1402John Dyer
1537Matthew Fuller
1541-72Richard Wynslate (-1572)
c1572John Langton
1600-02Thomas Weelkes (1575-1623)
-1602John Holmes (1575-1629)
1602-15John Lant (-1615)
Adrian Batten (1585-1637)
1615-31George Bath (-1625)
1631-38Thomas Holmes (1606-1638)
1638-60Christopher Gibbons (1615-1676)
1661-66John Silver
1666-75Randall Jewitt (1603-1675)
1675-81John Reading (1645-1692)
1682-92Daniel Roseingrave (1650-1727)
1692-1729Vaughan Richardson (1670-1729)
1729-37John Bishop (1665-1737)
1737-74James Kent (1700-1776)
1774-1802Peter Fussell (1750-1802)
1802-49George Chard (1765-1849)
1865-1902George B. Arnold (1832-1902)
1876C. Lee Williams (1851-1935)
Cyril Fogwell (1893-1950)
1933-49Harold Rhodes (1889-1956)
1972-88Martin Neary (1940-)
1988-2002David Hill (1957-)
2002-?LAndrew Lumsden (1962-)
2017-Claudia Grinnell

List of Assistant Organists
E. Gilbert
1787-1802George Chard (1765-1849)
1834-49Benjamin Long (-1850)
1851-54George M. Garrett (1834-1897)
1865-70C. Lee Williams (1851-1935)
-1869Edward Henry Birch (1849-1934)
J. Kendrick Pyne (1852-1938)
Frank H. Simms (1853-1901)
1879Harry Moreton (1864-1961)
Henry William Radford (1861-1931)
William Prendergast (1868-1933)
1894-98Frank E. Bastick (1878-1957)
J. S. Matthews (1870-1934)
1898-99A. E. Floyd (1877-1974)
H. A. Hawkins (1880-1966)
1906George C. Macklin (1881-1967)
1906-13Howard Roscoe Eady (1891-1957)
Walter Charles Brennard-Smith (1882-1958)
1908-12Frederick James Parsons (1891-)
1910-13E. Douglas Taylor (1886-1956)
1912-21Henry William Stubbington (1891-1965)
1919-33Hilda Bird (1894-1966)
Felton Rapley (1907-1976)
1958-66Graham Matthews
1967-Clement Mc William (1934-)
1975-85James Lancelot (1952-)
1985-91Timothy Byram-Wigfield
1991-96David Dunnett
1996-98Stephen Farr
1999-2002Philip Scriven
2002-08Sarah Baldock (1975-)
2003-08Philip White-Jones
2008Richard Mc Veigh
2008-012Simon Bell
2012-George Castle

List of Organ Scholars
Mark Elliott-Smith
1984David Halls
1990Meirion Wynn Jones
1991-93Katherine Dienes-Williams (1970-)
1994Robert Quinney (1976-)
1995Clive Driskill-Smith (1978-)
1996-98Christopher Monks
1998Christopher Whitton
2002James Sherlock
2012-14Jonathan Hope
2014Timothy Parsons

List of Other Organists
1902-33William Prendergast (1868-1933)
2017Richard Moore

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