Sutton Organ, Jesus College, Cambridge

Built by J.C Bishop in 1849

Reconstructed by William Drake Limited in 2012

 

Sutton Organ, Jesus College Cambridge
Sutton Organ, Jesus College Cambridge
Manual compass: CC – c’’’
Great Choir Pedal compass CC – C (13 notes)
Open Diapason (8’)WD Open Diapason (8′)                                 + Pull-downs to Choir
Stopt Diapason (8’)                B Stopt Diapason (8’)                                 + Pedal Coupler to Great
Principal (4’)                       WD Principal (4’)                                         WD
Flute (4’)                                    * Flute (4’)                                                     + B = J.C Bishop 1849
Twelfth (22/3’)                        B WD = William Drake Limited 2012 in the style of J.C. Bishop
Fifteenth (2’)B  Pitch: A 430Hz @ 18 degrees Celsius * = Metal chimney flute, early part of the 18th c. Previously 8’ rank of a Cornet
Sexquialtra (II)                        B  Temperament: Fifth-comma meantone + = Wooden 17th Century pipework

Nigel Gardner, House Organ

Yates/Drake organ

Original Spec for Dartington Hall Trust: Roger Yates 1969

Sold in 2006 by Darlington Hall Trust

Remodelled and installed by William Drake Ltd in 2012

Original Spec Remodelled spec
MANUAL I MANUAL I
Gedeckt 8 Open Diapason 8
Principal 4 Principal 4
Flageolet 2 Fifteenth 2
Mixture IV 1 1/3 Sesquialtera II C17.19 g 12.17
MANUAL II MANUAL II
Mason 4 Stopt Diapason 8
Principal 2 Flute 4
Quint 1 1/3 Flageolet 2
Regal 8 Regal 8
PEDAL PEDAL
Pommer 8 Stopt Diapason 8
Quintade 4 Pommer 4
Dulciaan 16 Dulciaan 16
I/P II/P II/1  Pitch: A440Hz
Compass Manual C-g3  Temperament: Young II
Compass Pedal C-f1

Christ’s Chapel of God’s Gift at Dulwich

Built: George England 1760

Reconstructed: William Drake 2008

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Dulwich Chapel of God
Dulwich Chapel of God
Great Organ GG/AA/C – g3 Choir Organ GG/AA/C – g3 Swell Organ C – g3 Pedal Organ C – f1
Open Diapason * Dulciana * Open Diapason * Stopt Diapason 16′
Stopt Diapason * Stopt Diapason * Stopt Diapason * Principal
Principal * Principal * Principal * Trumpet 16′
Twelfth * Flute * Fifteenth *
Fifteenth * Fifteenth * Cornet III* Couplers
Sesquialtra III * Vox Humana * Mixture II/III Swell to Great
Furniture III Cremona Trumpet Swell to Choir
Cornet V Hautboy Swell to Pedals
Trumpet * Great to Pedals
Clarion Choir to Pedals

*These stops contain substantial amounts of material by England

St Giles in the Fields

Restoration completed by William Drake Limited in 2006

 

St Giles in the Fields Organ
Great GG, AA – f’’’ Choir GG, AA – f’’’ Swell CC – f’’’ Pedal CC – f’
Open Diapason 8 17th c Stopt Diapason Bass 8 17th c Bourdon 16 G&D Open Diapason 16 G&D
Stopt Diapason 8 17th c Stopt Diapason 8 17th c Open Diapason 8 G&D, 18th c Bourdon 16 G&D
Principal 4 17th c Dulciana 8 G&D Stopt Diapason Bass 8 G&D Principal 8 G&D
Twelfth 2 2/3 17th c Principal 4 WD, 17th c Stopt Diapason 8 G&D, 18th c
Fifteenth 2 17th c Flute 4 17th c Keraulophon (c) 8 G&D Couplers
Tierce 1 3/5 WD Piccolo 2 G&D Principal 4 G&D, 18th c Swell to Great
Sesquialtra III WD Clarionet 8 G&D Fifteenth 2 G&D Swell to Pedal
Mixture II WD Sesquialtra III G&D Great to Pedal
Cornet IV WD Cornopean 8 G&D Choir to Pedal
Trumpet 8 WD Oboe 8 G&D
Clarion 4 G&D

Key:
17th c – consisting mainly of pipes from Dallam (1678) or Smith (1699)
18th c – eighteenth century pipes from unidentified builder
G&D – Gray & Davison, 1856
WD – William Drake, 2006, in the style of the seventeenth century pipework

Queen’s University, Belfast


The organ was built in 1857 by Thomas Robson of St. Martin's Lane, London for Christ Church, College Square North, Belfast. Subsequent work was carried out by Walker (1864), Coombe (1878) and Harrison (1891).

Completed in 2005.

Queen

Casework designer: Thomas Drew

The organ has been placed on the gallery in the Great Hall, restored to its original specification which was:

Great Organ C – g, 56 notes Swell Organ, tenor c – g, 44 notes Pedal Organ, C – f, 30 notes
Open Diapason 8 Double Diapason 16 Open Diapason 16
Stopped Diapason Bass 8 Open Diapason 8
Clarabella tenor c 8 Stopped Diapason 8  Couplers:
Dulciana tenor c 8 Principal 4  Swell to Great
Principal 4 Mixture III/II  Great to Pedals
Wald Flute tenor c 4 Oboe 8
Fifteenth 2
Sesquialtra IV
Trumpet 8

Ballroom Organ, Buckingham Palace, London

Built by Lincoln 1818 for the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, and installed at Buckingham Palace in 1855 by Gray & Davison.

Completed in 2003

Print (late 19th Century) of unknown origin

Great Organ GG/AA – f3, 58 notes Swell Organ C  – f3, 54 notes Choir Organ GG/AA – f3, 58 notes
Double Diapason Bass Swell Bourdon Choir Dulciana
Double Diapason Treble Swell Open Diapason Choir Dulciana
Open Diapason No. 1 Swell Stopd Diapason Choir Stopd Diapason
Open Diapason No. 2 Swell Principal Choir Principal
Stopd Diapason Swell Mixture Choir Fifteenth
Principal + Choir Bassoon (new)
Twelfth +
Fifteenth +  Couplers:
Tierce +  Great Manual to Pedal*
Sesquialtera Bass +  Choir Manual to Pedal
Sesquialtera Treble  Swell Manual to Pedal
Mixture +  Swell to Great Manual
Trumpet  Swell to Choir Manual
Clarion +

*This is a sub-octave coupler. Additional notes to complete the Great stops (+) downward (to C) are placed on separate soundboards and are operated via this coupler.

Composition of Mixtures:

Sesquialtra Gt. Mixture Sw. Mixture
CCC      15 17 19 22 CCC   22 24 26 CC 15 17 22
c1           8 12 15 17 c0       15 19 22 f0   12 15 17
f#2         8 12 15 15 c1      12 15 19 f0   12 15 17
f#2      8 12 15

St John The Baptist, Littlehempston, Devon

Built: Harry Speechley 1868

Renovated: William Drake 1994/95

Great Organ C – g3 Swell Organ C – g3 Pedal Organ C – f1
Open Diapason viii Double Diapason xvi Bourdon xvi
Clarabella viii Violin Diapason viii
Dulciana viii Lieblich Gedacht viii
Principal iv Keraulophon viii Couplers:
Flute Harmonic iv Gemshorn iv Swell to Great
Twelfth iii Flageolet ii Swell to Pedals
Fifteenth ii Sesquialtera III Great to Pedals
Bassoon Bass viii Trumpet viii
Clarionet, from ten. c viii Hautbois viii Temperament:
Equal

St Mary’s Priory Church, Totnes, Devon

Built: 'Father' Willis 1861

Alterations: Ivey 1889, Willis 1922

Renovated: William Drake 1988

Great Organ C – g3 Swell Organ C – g3
Double Diapason xvi Double Diapason Swell xvi
Open Diapason viii Open Diapason Swell viii
Stopped Diapason Bass viii Stopped Diapason Swell viii
Claribel viii Aeolian Swell viii
Dulciana viii Principal Swell iv
Principal iv Flageolet Swell ii
Flûte harmonique iv Sesquialtera Swell III
Twelfth ii Trumpet Swell viii
Fifteenth ii Hautboy Swell viii
Sesquialtera III
Mixture *} III Choir Organ C – g3
Trumpet viii Stopped Diapason Choir + viii
Clarion iv Dulciana Choir + viii
Celeste Choir + viii
Pedal Organ C – f1 Flute Choir + iv
Open Diapason Pedale xvi Piccolo harmonique Choir ii
Bourdon Pedale xvi Clarionet Choir viii
Octave Pedale viii
Bass Flute Pedale viii Couplers:
Ophicleide Pedale xvi Swell to Pedals
Swell to Great
Key: Great to Pedals
+ Ivey 1889 Swell to Choir
| Willis 1922 Choir to Pedals
* Drake 1988
() Prepared for
} Tierce and Quint/Octave alternatives Temperament:
Equal

The pipes of the new Choir Piccolo harmonique was copied from a stop of the same name in the 1864 “Father” Willis organ at St. John’s Church, Taunton. The voicing was also copied in every detail.

St Olave’s Church, Exeter, Devon

Built: Joseph Walker 1847

Renovated: William Drake 1985

Manuals C – f3 Pedals C – c1
Open Diapason 8  Bourdon 16
Stopped Diapason 8 Pedal Coupler
Dulciana 8 Temperament:
Principal 4 Thomas Young

Dean Prior Parish Church, S. Devon

Built: H Tucker. ca. 1905

Renovated: William Drake 1977

Great Organ C – g3 Swell Organ C – g3 Pedal Organ C – e1
Open Diapason 8 Hohlflute 8 Bourdon 16 |
Dulciana 8 Flute 4
Principal 4 Fifteenth 2
 Couplers: Temperament:
Swell to Great Thomas Young

Great to Pedals
Swell to Pedals

St George’s School, Windsor Castle

Built: Anon. ca. 1820

Renovated: William Drake 1976

Stopt Diapason 8 Pedal pull-downs
Principal 4
Twelfth from c1 2 2/3 Temperament:
Fifteenth 2 Neidhard

St Andrew’s Priory Church, Stogursey, Somerset

Built: John Burnell 1837

Reconstructed: Roger Yates 1972, William Drake 1976/78

Great Organ C – g3 Swell Organ c – g3 Pedal Organ C – f1
Open Diapason 8 + Open Diapason 8 + Open Diapason 16 |
Waldflöte 8 > Stopped Diapason 8 + Bourdon 16 *+
Dulciana 8 * Principal 4 + Principal tr. 8 {
Principal 4 + Fifteenth 2 | Bourdon tr. +{
Flute 4 = Mixture III/IV | Fifteenth 4 *
Twelfth 2 2/3 + Hautboy 16 +* Trumpet 8 \\
Fifteenth 2 + Trumpet 8 *
Tierce 1 3/5 | Cremona 4 + Couplers
Great to Pedals
= pre-Burnell > Holdich Swell to Pedals
+ Burnell { Yates Swell to Great
* Walker | Yates/Drake
< Walker/New \\ Drake Temperament:
Thomas Young