United Reformed Church Organ, Whitehaven

This fine instrument was built by Harrison & Harrison in 1906. The specification was drawn up by the famous Edinburgh blind organist/composer Alfred Hollins, together with the St Bees-based Lt Col George Dixon. It is recorded that this church was actually where Hollins and Arthur Harrison first met. Each of the stops on the organ are beautifully voiced, while the dark chocolate roar of full organ is quite magnificent. Restoration work was carried out in 1998. Ideally situated in a tall case at the front of the church, the organ remains as something of a miniature musical masterpiece - a versatile instrument from which a huge range of colour and dynamic can be obtained from only 18 stops.

Whitehaven United Reformed Church

Specification

Pedal Great
Great Bass
Sub Bass
Flute Bass

Swell to Pedal
Great to Pedal

16
16
8

Bordon
Open Diapason I
Open Diapason II
Hohl Flöte
Dulciana
Principal
Flauto Traverso
Fifteenth

Swell to Great
(2 stopknobs)
16
8
8
8
8
4
4
2
Swell
Geigen Principal
Stopped Diapason
Salicional
Voix Célestes
Gemshorn
Horn
Oboe
Tremulant

Octave
Suboctave
8
8
8
8
4
8
8

Whitehaven United Reformed Church


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