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Details of Cathedral, Ely, England


Organ History
Built by Renatus Harris
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

1851

Organ History
1851Built by Hill
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
332324-

I. Choir ( CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Open Diapason8 
2.Clarabella8 
3.Stopped Diapason8 
4.Octave4 
5.Flute4 
6.Super-octave4 
7.Cremona8 
II. Great ( CC-f3 54 notes)
8.Double Diapason16 
9.Open Diapason8 
10.Open Diapason8 
11.Stopped Diapason8 
12.Quint5 1/3 
13.Octave4 
14.Octave Quint2 2/3 
15.Super-octave4 
16.Sesquialtera  
17.Mixture  
18.Posaune8 
19.Trumpet8 
20.Clarion4 
iSwell to Great  
iiChoir to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-f3 54 notes)
21.Double Diapason16 
22.Open Diapason8 
23.Stopped Diapason8 
24.Octave4 
25.Trumpet8 
26.Hautboy8 
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
27.Open16 
28.Open16 
29.Octave8 
30.Super-octave4 
31.Sesquialtera  
32.Trombone16 
iiiPedals to Great  
ivPedals to Choir  

1908

Organ History
1908 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
469-19P/EP



List of Organists
1566-1572John Farrant
1571-79William Fox (-1579)
1580-1610George Barcrofte (-1610)
1610-1641John Amner (1579-1641)
1641-62Robert Claxton (-1668)
1663-1682John Ferrabosco (1629-1682)
1682-1729James Hawkins (1662-1729)
1729-1762Thomas Kempton (1694-1762)
1762-1768John Elbonn (-1768)
1777-78Richard Langdon (1730-1803)
1831-66Robert Janes (1806-1866)
1866-86E. T. Chipp (1823-1886)
1887-1892Basil Harwood (1859-1949)
1892-1898T. Tertius Noble (1867-1953)
1898-1900Hugh Allen (1869-1946)
1949-1953Sidney S. Campbell (1909-1974)
1989-1991Jeremy Filsell (1964-)
2012-14Alexander Berry
2019-Edmund Aldhouse
c1535Thomas Barcrofte

List of Assistant Organists
William Bean
Roger Judd
-1857H. J. Bailey (1839-1866)
-1865William J. Kempton
1903-06Frederick Chubb (1885-1966)
1927-1929Guillaume Ormond (1896-1971)
1996-1998Sean Farrell
1999-2002Scott Farrell
2013-19Edmund Aldhouse

List of Organ Scholars
2006-2008Edward Taylor

List of Other Organists
2008-2012Oliver Hancock

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