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Brasenose College Chapel, Oxford
Brasenose College Chapel, Oxford
console
Specification
Great
Tremulant
Trumpet 8*
Mixture IV
Octave 2
Spitzflute 4
Octave 4
Rohrflute 8
Principal 8
Swell
Tremulant
Oboe 8
Mixture IV*
Tierce 1 3/5
Gemshorn 2
Nazard 2 2/3
Rohrflute 4
Principal 4
Wood Gedackt 8
Gamba 8*
Pedal
Trumpet 8
Fagot 16
Spitzoctave 4
Gedackt 8
Subbass 16
Accessories
Couplers

Great to Pedal

Swell to Pedal
Swell to Great
10 general pistons
4 pistons each to Swell and Great
2 levels of memory
10 general pistons

Ours is the third new organ within the fantasy baroque case created to the design of Thomas Jackson in the 1890's. Like its predecessor by Peter Collins (and probably also the original by Hill) the organ has new mechanical key and pedal action, but for the first time with electric drawstop and combination action.

Most of the Collins pipework has been retained and its neo-baroque "open foot" voicing has been carefully reset and regulated. *Three new stops have been added, on the swell, Gamba, Mixture IV and on the great organ , a sparking Trumpet.

The new layout places the great organ over the console, the pedal in the central case, and the swell in the North "tower" of the case.

The new action, soundboards and console were all designed and constructed by Bower & Company; the scheme designed and tonally finished by Richard Bower; the consultant was Ian Bell.