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Details of Cathedral, Lichfield, England


Organ History
Built by Thomas Schwarbrook
1789Removed by
Status
Destroyed
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

Organ History
1789Built by Green
Status
Destroyed
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.

Organ History
1860Built by G. M. Holdich
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
351536-

I. Choir ( CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Dulciana8 
2.Stopped Diapason8 
3.Stopped Diapason8 
4.Principal4 
5.Flute4 
6.Fifteenth2 
7.Cremona8 
iGreat to Choir  
iiSwell to Choir  
II. Great ( CC-f3 54 notes)
8.Sub-bass16 
9.Tenoroon16 
10.Open Diapason8 
11.Open Diapason8 
12.Open Diapason8 
13.Bell Gamba8 
14.Clarabella8 
15.Stopped Diapason8 
16.Octave4 
17.Gamba Octave4 
18.Waldflote4 
19.super-quint2 2/3 
20.Super -octave2 
21.Tierce1 3/5 
22.Sesquialtera1 1/3 
23.Doublette2 
24.Mixture  
25.Posaune8 
26.Clarion8 
iiiSwell to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-f3 54 notes)
27.Bourdon16 
28.Double Diapason16 
29.Open Diapason8 
30.Open Diapason8 
31.Keraulophon8 
32.Stopped Diapason8 
33.Principal4 
34.Fifteenth2 
35.Tierce1 3/5 
36.Sesquialtera1/2 
37.Mixture  
38.Cornopean8 
39.Cornopean8 
40.Trumpet8 
41.Hautboy8 
42.Tromba16 
43.Clarion4 
Pedal ( CCC-e 29 notes)
44.Double Double Open Diapason32 
45.Double Open Diapason16 
46.Montre16 
47.Grand Bourdon16 
48.Octave8 
49.Super-octave4 
50.Sesquialtera  
51.Mixture  
52.Grand Trombone16 
53.Grand Trumpet8 
ivPedals to Great  
vPedals to Choir  
viPedals to Swell  

Organ History
1884Rebuilt by Hill
1908Rebuilt by Hill
Status
Destroyed
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“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
465-17-



List of Organists
Lamb
c1618-c1638Michael Este (1580-1648)
1662-88William Lamb (-1688)
1662-88Lamb
1688-William Lamb
-1749George Lamb (-1749)
1749-60John Alcock (1715-1806)
1766-1807William Brown (1737-1807)
1864-81Thomas Bedsmore (1833-1881)
1959-78Richard Greening
1968-74Peter Noyce
2002-10Philip Scriven
2008-Martyn Rawles
2010-Ben Lamb

List of Assistant Organists
William Grainger
1849-64Thomas Bedsmore (1833-1881)
1854Franklin Taylor (1843-1919)
1890-97C. Charlton Palmer (1871-1944)
Percival J. Illsley (1866-)
-1895Herman Brearley (1876-1940)
1911-19W. H. Harris (1883-1973)
1955-59David Cox
-1960Norman William N. Frayling (1894-)
1960-67Robert Green
1994-2002Robert Sharpe
2002-07Alexander Mason
2007-Cathy Lamb

List of Other Organists
2014-15Sachin Gunga

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