St. Paul's: Choir and Chancel Ceiling

St. Paul's I

As an example of English organ dispositions after 1650, we can take a look at the 1697 organ built for the new Cathedral of St. Paul: 138

Great Chayre Echo
Open Diapason Quinta Dena Diapason Diapason
Open Diapason Stop Diapason Principal
Stop Diapason Principall Nason
Hol fleut Hol fleut Fifteenth
Principal Great Twelfth Cornet
Great Twelfth Fifteenth Trumpet
Fifteenth Cimball
Small Twelfth Voice Humaine
Cornet Crum horne


Some traditional English traits can still be seen:

Elements new to England include:

Three other details need to be pointed out:



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© 1999 James H. Cook