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Details of St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, England


Organ History
Built by Bernard Smith
1788Moved to Old Parish Church, Windsor, England by
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

Organ History
1790Built by Green
Rebuilt & enlarged by Gray & Davison
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“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
332334-

I. Choir
1.Dulciana  
2.Stopped Diapason  
3.Principal  
4.Octave Flute  
5.Keraulophon  
6.Bassoon  
7.Clarionet  
II. Great
8.Open Diapason  
9.Open Diapason  
10.Stopped Diapason  
11.Clarabella Flute  
12.Principal  
13.Twelfth  
14.Fifteenth  
15.Sesquialtera  
16.Mixture  
17.Trumpet  
18.Trumpet  
19.Clarion  
iSwell to Great  
III. Swell
20.Double Diapason  
21.Open Diapason  
22.Stopped Diapason  
23.Dulciana  
24.Dulciana Principal  
25.Principal  
26.Fifteenth  
27.Sesquialtera  
28.Cornopean  
29.Hautboy  
30.Trumpet  
31.Clarion  
Pedal
32.Double Open Diapason24 
33.Open Diapason12 
iiChoir to Pedal  
iiiGreat to Pedal  
ivSwell to Pedal  

Organ History
1855Rebuilt & enlarged by Gray & Davison
1913Rebuilt by
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
442-7-



List of Organists
1406Walter Whitby
1415Laurence Dreweryn
1441John Wederby
1461Thomas Rolfe
1469Robert Cotyngham
1473William Browne
1476Thomas Rolfe
1496Richard Wood
c1530-c1585John Marbeck (1523-1585)
c1547George Thaxton
1558-63Thomas Preston (1500-1564)
c1563Robert Golder
1564-80Richard Farrant (1525-1580)
1585-1633Nathaniel Giles (1558-1633)
1586-1630John Mundy (-1630)
1632-97William Child (1606-1697)
1697-1719John Goldwin (1670-1719)
1719-56J. Pigott (-1762)
William Webb (1720-1788)
1756-88Edward Webb (1650-1788)
1785Thomas Carter (1735-1804)
1788-1801Theodore Aylward (1730-1801)
1801-24William Sexton (1764-1824)
1824-30Karl F. Horn (1762-1830)
1830-35Highmore Skeats (1787-1835)
1835-82George Elvey (1816-1893)
1882-1924Walter Parratt (1841-1924)
1927-32H. Walford Davies (1869-1941)
1933-61W. H. Harris (1883-1973)
1961-74Sidney S. Campbell (1909-1974)
1974-91Christopher Robinson (1936-)
1991-2002Jonathan Rees-Williams (1949-)
2002-04Roger Judd
2004-13Timothy Byram-Wigfield

List of Assistant Organists
1662-64Benjamin Rogers (1614-1698)
James Nares (1715-1783)
William Sexton (1764-1824)
1867-75Charles Hancock (1852-1927)
John H. Gower (1855-1922)
1885-90H. Walford Davies (1869-1941)
Alfred J. Silver (1870-1935)
1908-10Harold Rhodes (1889-1956)
1924-32Malcolm Courtney Boyle (1902-)
1941-45John Charles Stirling Forster (1915-)
1946-49Philip Harold Moore (1921-)
1950-54Lionel Dakers (1924-2003)
1968-John Manley Morehen (1941-)

List of Organ Scholars
Adrian Partington
Jonathan Lilley
Emily India Evans
Graham Elliott (1945-)
Andrew Nethsingha (1968-)
Iain Farrington (1977-)
Jonathan Vaughn (1981-)
Joseph Beech (1994-)

List of Other Organists
Harold Gregson (1880-)
1916-17Morgan Nicholas (1895-1963)
1929-67Cyril Frank Simkins (1902-)

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