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The Organ of St Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork

The original Hill organ was built in the West Gallery of the Cathedral, but it was moved to a pit in the North Chancel in the Megahy rebuild of 1889.

For a detailed history of the organ, have a look at the St Fin Barre's Cathedral WWW site, and in particular the organ page.

William Hill, 1870
T. W. Megahy, 1889
Hele & Company, 1906
J.W. Walker & Sons, 1965-66

Choir Great Swell Solo
Open Diapason 8 Double Open Diapason 16 Bourdon 16 Doppel Flute 8
Lieblich Gedeckt 8 Open Diapason I 8 Open Diapason 8 Viola Da Gamba 8
Dulciana 8 Open Diapason II 8 Stopped Diapason 8 Voix Celeste 8
Gemshorn 4 Open Diapason III 8 Salicional 8 Harmonic Flute 4
Suabe Flute 4 Flaute Traverso 8 Vox Angelica 8 Corno di Bassetto 8
Nazard 2 2/3 Stopped Diapason 8 Principal 4 Orchestral Oboe 8
Flautino 2 Quint 5 1/3 Wald Flute 4 Tuba 8
Tierce 1 3/5 Principal I 4 Fifteenth 2 Tremulant
Tremulant Principal II 4 Mixture III
Harmonic Flute 4 Oboe 8 Couplers
Pedal Twelfth 2 2/3 Vox Humana 8 Choir to Pedal
Sub Bass 32 Fifteenth 2 Double Trumpet 16 Great to Pedal
Bourdon 16 Mixture IV Cornopean 8 Swell to Pedal
Violone 16 Contra Posaune 16 Clarion 4 Solo to Pedal
Open Metal 16 Posaune 8 Tremulant Swell to Great
Open Wood 16 Clarion 4 Swell to Choir
Octave 8 Choir to Great
Bass Flute 8 Thumb pistons to each manual Solo to Choir
Octave Flute 4 Combination pedals to swell & pedal Solo to Great
Nachthorn 2 Great & pedal combinations coupler Swell Octave
Trombone 16 Solo Octave
Trumpet 8 Solo Sub Octave
Swell Octave to Pedal

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This page was last updated on 17 January 1997.