Recent Grade I Listings

 



St Mary the Virgin, Nottingham

Marcussen & Son 1973                                            

Listed Grade I   June 2017

An instrument of the highest quality from the Organ Reform Movement that has had considerable influence on British organ building. 

Hovedvaerk:  Principal, Rorflojte, Octav, Spidsflojte, Nasat, Octav, Ters, Mixtur VI-VIII, Trompet 

Brystvaerk:  Gedakt, Spidsgamba, Principal, Kobbelflojte, Gemshorn, Quint, Scharf V-VI, Krumhorn, Vox Humana, Tremulant

Pedal:  Subbas, Oktav, Gedakt, Mixtur VI, Fagot, Trompet

Further details can be found in record N08469 on the National Pipe Organ Register




St Mary, Studley Royal, Yorkshire

 

T.C.Lewis 1875

Case designed by William Burges

An unaltered organ by a significant organbuilder in a highly original case that is a striking example of collaboration between organbuilder and church architect

Listed Grade I June 2017        

Great Lieblich Gedact, Open DIapason, Lieblich Gedact, Salicional, Octave, Flute, Mixture III

Swell Geigen Principal, Flute, Voix Celestes, Vox Angelica, Geigen Principal, Trumpet, Oboe, Voix Humaine, Tremulant

Pedal Open Bass, Sub Bass

A full stop-list can be found in record N14988 on the National Pipe Organ Register




Ebenezer Baptist Church, Swansea

 

Harrison & Harrison, Durham,  1904

A rare and rather special survivor from Arthur Harrison’s early years, within the building for which it was intended and contributing to the grandeur of the whole.

Listed Grade I   May 2016

Great:  Double Diapason, Open Diapason, Gamba, Hohlflute, Principal, Harmonic Flute, Twelfth, Fifteenth.

Swell:  Bourdon, Violin Diapason, Rohr Flute, Salicional, Voix Celestes, Gemshorn, Piccolo, Vox Humana, Oboe, Cornopean.

Choir:  Keraulophon, Clarabella, Suabe Flute, Clarinet, Orchestral Oboe.

Pedal:  Open DIapason, Bourdon, Violincello

Further details can be found in record G00225 on the National Pipe Organ Register

CLICK HERE for a demonstration by Rob Charles playing Millenium Prelude by Noel Rawsthorne




Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square, London

 

John Compton, London, 1937

Five manuals and 17 ranks. 206 stop-keys

A significant instrument of its type, of cultural and historic importance, in original condition and in its original location.

Listed Grade I   October 2017

Further details can be found in record N18252 on the National Pipe Organ Register

CLICK HERE to see and hear Donald MacKenzie playing "Cheek to Cheek'

CLICK HERE to see and hear Donald MacKenzie in 'London by Night'

                                                                               




Royal Sea Bathing Hospital, Margate

 

Chapel Organ

Henry Willis 1888

Unusual layout closely integrated into the architecture of the chapel.   In original condition.

Listed Grade I          September 2016

Great:  Open Diapason, Claribel Flute, Dulciana, Principal, Flute Harmonique, Fifteenth, Clarinet.

Swell:  Open Diapason, Lieblich Gedackt, Salicional, Vox Angelica, Gemshorn, Flageolet, Cornopean.

Pedal:  Bourdon

Further details can be found in record N14623 on the National Pipe Organ Register

This organ is on the Historic Organs at Risk Register

 

                                                                               




St Columba, Largs, Ayrshire

 

Henry Willis 1892

A superb Father Willis with original action and an expansive tonal scheme

Listed Grade I  September 2018

Great:  Double Open Diapason, Open Diapason, Clarabella, Dulciana, Principal, Flute Harmonique, Fifteenth, Mixture, Trumpet, Clarinet.

Swell:  Lieblich Bourdon, Viola, Lieblich Flote, Salicional, Vox Angelica, Octave Viola, Mixture, Horn, Hautboy.

Pedal:  Open Diapason, Violone, Bourdon, Octave Wood, Trombone.

Further details can be found in record N18113 on the National Pipe Organ Register

 

 

                                                                               




St Matthew & St James, Mossley Hill

 

Originally by Henry Willis 1874

Only the outstanding and imposing case by Paley & Austin is listed.

 

Listed Grade I  September 2018

 

The stop-list can be found in record G00786 on the National Pipe Organ Register

 

 

                                                                               


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