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


1663

Organ History
1663Built by Ralph Dallam
Moved to St. Martin’s-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, St. James, Westminster, London, England
Status
Unknown
Sources
The Musical Times 801

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
178--

Great ( GG-d3 52 notes)
1.Open Diapason  
2.Stopped Diapason  
3.Principal  
4.Twelfth  
5.Fifteenth  
6.CornetIII 
7.Trumpet (bass)  
8.Trumpet (tenor)  

1704

Organ History
1704Built by Bernard Smith
1789Moved to Parish Church, Old Windsor, England
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist” - Musical Opinion, 1927, London
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ” - Robert Cocks & Co., 1877, London

1790

Organ History
1790Built by Green
1855Rebuilt & enlarged by Gray & Davison
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist” - Musical Opinion, 1927, London
Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - George Mate & Son, 1921
The Musical Times 801
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
332334T

I. Choir
1.Dulciana (FF)
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.SesquialteraIII 
16.MixtureII 
17.Trumpet (tenor)  
18.Trumpet (bass)  
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.SesquialteraIII 
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  

1882

Organ History
1882Rebuilt & enlarged by Gray & Davison
Status
Unknown
Sources
Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - George Mate & Son, 1921
The Musical Times 801

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
44242-P

I. Choir (Pneumatic CC-a3 58 notes)
1.Dulciana8'metal.
2.Keraulophon8'metal.
3.Stopped Diapason8'wood.
4.Viol d’Orchestra8'metal.
5.Flute4'wood.
6.Piccolo2'metal.
7.Corno di Basettp8'metal.
II. Great (Pneumatic CC-a3 58 notes)
8.Double Open Diapason16'metal.
9.Open Diapason I8'metal.
10.Open Diapason II8'metal.
11.Stopped Diapason8'wood.
12.Clarabella8'wood.
13.Principal4'metal.
14.Harmonic Flute4'metal.
15.Twelfth2 2/3'metal.
16.Fifteenth2'metal.
17.Piccolo2'metal.
18.SesquialteraIIImetal.
19.Posaune8'metal.
20.Clarion4'metal.
III. Swell (Pneumatic CC-a3 58 notes)
21.Lieblich Bourdon16'wood.
22.Open Diapason8'metal.
23.Stopped Diapason8'wood.
24.Dulciana8'metal.
25.Vox Celestis8'metal.
26.Principal4'metal.
27.Octave Dulciana4'metal.
28.Fifteenth2'metal.
29.MixtureIIImetal.
30.Contra Fagotto16'metal.
31.Oboe8'metal.
32.Cornopean8'metal.
33.Vox Humana8'metal.
34.Clarion4'metal.
IV. Solo ( CC-a3 58 notes)
Enclosed (Pneumatic)
35.Orchestral Oboe8'metal.
Unenclosed (Pneumatic)
36.Harmonic Flute8'metal.
37.Tromba8'metal.
Pedal (Pneumatic CCC-F 30 notes)
38.Open Diapason16'wood.
39.Violone16'metal.
40.Bourdon8'wood.
41.Flute8'metal.
42.Trombone16'wood.

1913

Organ History
1913Rebuilt
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist” - Musical Opinion, 1927, London
Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - George Mate & Son, 1921

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
442-7-



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