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Details of Cathedral, St. David’s, Wales


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

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

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
221212-

I. Great ( CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Double Diapason  
2.Open Metal Diapason  
3.Open Wood Diapason  
4.Quint  
5.Principal  
6.Wald Flute  
7.Twelfth  
8.Fifteenth  
9.Sesquialtera  
10.Mixture  
11.Posaune  
12.Clarion  
iSwell to Great  
II. Swell ( C-f3 44 notes)
13.Double Diapason  
14.Diapason  
15.Diapason  
16.Principal  
17.Piccolo  
18.Doublette  
19.Cornopean  
20.Hautboy  
21.Clarion  
22.Tremulant  
Pedal ( CCC-c 25 notes)
23.Open Diapason16 
iiPedals to Manual  

1882

Organ History
1882Built by Willis
1906Rebuilt by Willis
1921Restored & enlarged by Willis
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
334-7-



List of Organists
1490Walter Warryn
1509John Norman
1563Thomas Elliot
1719-20William Bishop
1720-25Henry Williams
1725-33Matthew Maddox
1782-87John Day
1827-51John Barrett (-1851)
C. F. Hyde (1855-1893)
1894-96D. John D. Codner (1851-1913)
1896William M. Brooke (1861-1939)
1904-08A. J. Bibb (1882-1970)
1953-77Peter Boorman
1977-90Nicholas Jackson (1934-)
1990-94Kerry Beaumont (1957-)
1994-2001Geraint Bowen (1963-)
1998-Simon Pearce (1974-)
2001-07Timothy Noon
2007-11Alexander Mason
2011-Daniel Cook (1979-)
2013-Oliver Waterer

List of Assistant Organists
W. H. Harris (1883-1973)

List of Organ Scholars
2016Aaron Shilson
2017Rupert Jackson
2018Emily India Evans
2019Joshua Roebuck

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