Organ Biography > Organs > England > Torquay > St. John-the-Apostle’s

Details of St. John-the-Apostle’s, Torquay, England


Organ History
1873Built by Hill & Son
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
4353510-

I. Choir ( CC-g3 56 notes)
1.Pierced Salicional8 
2.Wald Flute8 
3.Rohr Flute4 
4.Viol d’Amour Pierced4 
5.Spitz Flote2 
6.Bassoon8 
7.Tremulant  
iSwell to Choir  
iiSub-octave  
iiiSup-octave  
II. Great ( CC-g3 56 notes)
8.Bourdon16 
9.Open Diapason8 
10.Hohl Flute8 
11.Octave4 
12.Harmonic Flute4 
13.Twelfth2 2/3 
14.Fifteenth2 
15.Mixture  
16.Posaune8 
ivSwell to Great  
vChoir to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-g3 56 notes)
17.Bourdon16 
18.Open Diapason8 
19.Lieblich Gedact8 
20.Octave4 
21.Suabe Flute4 
22.Mixture  
23.Horn8 
24.Oboe8 
25.Tremulant  
viSub-octave  
viiSup-octave  
IV. Solo ( CC-g3 56 notes)
26.Viol di Gamba8 
27.Unda Maris8 
28.Dulciana8 
29.Vox Humana8 
30.Cremona8 
31.Tremulant  
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
32.Sub-bass32 
33.Open Diapason16 
34.Open Diapason16 
35.Bourdon16 
36.Principal8 
37.Fifteenth4 
38.Trombone16 
viiiSwell to Pedal  
ixGreat to Pedal  
xChoir to Pedal  

Organ History
1900Restored by Hill
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
439-11-



List of Organists
1864John Abram (1840-1918)
T. W. Noble (1855-)
-1883Ditton Newman (1843-1883)
1884-86Bertram Luard-Selby (1853-1918)
1886-T. Henry Webb (1851-1914)
1905Oliver Oldham Brooksbank (1859-1933)
1912-28Harold Rhodes (1889-1956)
W. Gordon Brewer (1901-1985)
1928-47Vernon Sydney Read (1886-1979)
1954-57Donald Hunt (1930-2018)

List of Assistant Organists
1905-06Melbourne Holman (1885-)

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