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Details of Cathedral, Canterbury, England


1784

Organ History
1784Built by Green
Status
Destroyed
Sources
“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.

1827

Organ History
1827Rebuilt by Longhurst
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
330303-

I. Choir ( GG-e3 58 notes)
1.Stopped Diapason  
2.Dulciana  
3.Stopped Flute  
4.Open Flute  
5.Principal  
6.Cremona  
iPedal to Choir  
II. Great ( GG-e3 58 notes)
7.Open Diapason  
8.Open Diapason  
9.Stopped Diapason  
10.Clarabella  
11.Principal  
12.Fifteenth  
13.Twelfth  
14.Sesquialtera  
15.Mixture  
16.Trumpet  
17.Great Trumpet  
18.Clarion  
iiSwell to Great  
iiiPedal to Great  
III. Swell ( GG-e3 58 notes)
19.Stopped Diapason  
20.Double Open Diapason  
21.Unison Open Diapason  
22.Principal  
23.Fifteenth  
24.Twelfth  
25.Sesquialtera  
26.Cornopean  
27.Trumpet  
28.Hautboy  
Pedal ( CCC-CC 13 notes)
29.Stopped Diapason  
30.Open Diapason  

1885

Organ History
1885Built by Willis
1905Enlarged by Norman & Beard
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
452-10-



List of Organists
1407John Moundfield
1411William Bonyngton
1420William Stanys
1445John Cranbroke
1499Thomas Chart
1534John Wodynsborowe
1540-70William Selbye (-1584)
1570-80Thomas Bull
1580-84Matthew Godwin (1568-1586)
1584-90Arthur Cock (-1604)
1590Thomas Stores
1590-99George Juxon
1599George Marson (-1632)
1631-32Valentine Rother
1631-32George Marson (-1632)
1640-Thomas Tunstall
1661-64Thomas Gibbs
1661-c1669Thomas Gibbes
1669-75Richard Chomley
1675-91Robert Wren (-1691)
1692Nicholas Wotton
1692-98Nicholas Wootton (-1700)
1697William Porter
1699-1736Daniel Henstridge (-1736)
1736-57William Raylton (-1757)
1757-1803Samuel Porter (1733-1810)
1803-1831Highmore Skeats (1760-1831)
1831-72Thomas Evance Jones (1805-1872)
1873-98William Henry Longhurst (1819-1904)
1898-1908H. C. Perrin (1865-1953)
1908-36C. Charlton Palmer (1871-1944)
1937-53Gerald Hocken Knight (1908-1979)
1952-55Douglas Hopkins (1902-1992)
1956-61Sidney S. Campbell (1909-1974)
1961-88Allan Wicks (1923-2010)
1988-David Flood (1955-)
2013Weston Jennings

List of Assistant Organists
William Woodcock (1754-1825)
1836-73William Henry Longhurst (1819-1904)
1873-75John B. Lott (1852-1924)
1884-90Herbert A. Fricker (1868-1943)
1892-98J. S. Grundy (1875-1950)
1898-1903Frank Charles Butcher (1882-1948)
1918-26René Soames (1903-1985)
1936-38Henry Frank Cole
1953-56Malcolm Tyler (1929-2010)
1956-64Gwilym Isaac (1931-)
1964-67Stephen Crisp
1968-74Philip Moore (1943-)
1974-78Stephen Darlington (1952-)
1977-86David Flood (1955-)
1986-96Michael Harris
1997-2001Timothy Noon
2001-04Matthew Martin (1976-)
2005-08Robert Patterson
2008-10John Robinson (1983-)
2010-11Simon Lawford
2011-David Newsholme

List of Organ Scholars
1982Christopher Tambling (1964-2015)
1987David Woodcock
1990David Hobourn
1991Timothy Noon
1992Duncan Aspden
1993Andrew Arthur
1994Andrew Bryden
1997Tom Williamson
1998Anthony Gowing
1999Philip Stopford (1977-)
2000Timothy Uglow
2001John Robinson (1983-)
2002-03Benjamin Chewter (1983-)
2003Richard Leach
2004Léon Charles
2005Jonathan White
2006James Norrey
2007Tim Harper
2008Mark Browne
2009David Gerrard
2010Thomas Allery
2011Andrew Wyatt
2012Edward Hewes
2014William Wallace

List of Other Organists
1903-53William Thomas Harvey (1886-1960)
2015Adrian Bawtree (1968-)

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