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Details of Cathedral, Ripon, England


Organ History
Built by Bernard Smith
1878Rebuilt by Lewis
1902Restored by Hill
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
344445-

I. Choir ( CC-a3 58 notes)
1.Lieblich Gedact16 
2.Salicional8 
3.Lieblich Gedact8 
4.Stopped Diapason8 
5.Dolce8 
6.Vox Angelica8 
7.Lieblich Gedact4 
8.Flauto Dolce4 
9.Lieblich Gedact2 
10.Clarionet8 
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great ( CC-a3 58 notes)
11.Bourdon16 
12.Open Diapason, large8 
13.Open Diapason, small8 
14.Viola8 
15.Hohlflote8 
16.Stopped Diapason8 
17.Octave4 
18.Hohlflote4 
19.Octave Quint2 2/3 
20.Super-octave2 
21.Full Mixture1 1/3 
22.Contra Trumpet16 
23.Trumpet8 
iiSwell to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-a3 58 notes)
24.Bourdon16 
25.Geigen Principal8 
26.Rohrflote8 
27.Pierced Gamba8 
28.Dulciana8 
29.Geigen Principal4 
30.Rohrflote4 
31.Dulcet4 
32.Flautina2 
33.Mixture2 
34.Contra Trumpet16 
35.Horn8 
36.Oboe8 
37.Clarion4 
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
38.Sub-bass32 
39.Open Diapason16 
40.Bourdon16 
41.Quint Bass10 2/3 
42.Flute Bass8 
43.Octave8 
44.Trombone16 
iiiChoir to Pedal  
ivGreat to Pedal  
vSwell to Pedal  

1902

Organ History
1912Rebuilt & enlarged by Harrison
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
451-20-



List of Organists
1478Laurence Lancaster
1511John Watson
1520Adam Bakehouse
1613-16John Wanless
1662Henry Wanless
1682-c1690John Hawkins
1748-99William Ayrton (1726-1799)
1799-1802William F. M. Ayrton (1778-1850)
1802-22Thomas Ayrton (1782-1822)
1823-c1829John Henry Bond
1829-73George Bates (1802-1881)
1954-57Lionel Dakers (1924-2003)
1966-94Ronald Perrin (1931-1997)
1994Robert Marsh
1994-2002Kerry Beaumont (1957-)
2002Andrew Bryden
2003Andrew Bryden
2003Simon Morley

List of Assistant Organists
1876-81Henry Taylor (1859-)
1887-90Charles Morton Bailey (1866-1945)
Edgar Alfred Lane (1864-1938)
Edgar Watson (1873-1941)
William Rains (1882-1955)
Edward Brown (1884-)
1910-13William Edward Cave (1884-)
1925-27Leonard Baggaley (1906-1978)
1928-35Denis Cocks (1910-1968)
1935-39Alfred H. Allsop (1899-1996)
1947-52Alex Forrest
1955-56Keith Bond (1929-2008)
1963-74Alan Dance
1974-86Marcus Huxley (1949-)
1986-98Robert Marsh
1998-2003Andrew Bryden
2004-08Thomas Leech
2009-13Edmund Aldhouse
2013-14Ben Horden (1988-)
2014-Tim Harper

List of Organ Scholars
1997Simon Pearce (1974-)
1997Martin Wolf
2006Daniel Cottee
2007Dorothea Harris
2008Tim Semken
2015-17Tom Coxhead
2017-19Alana Brook
2019-Tom Coxhead

List of Other Organists
David Lamb

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