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Oriel College - Four manual ??!


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I stumbled across a video on YouTube which seems to be posted by the official College channel  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSM4je6ces0&t=20s 

A large-ish 4-manual, I wonder if it is the ex-Keble Copeman Hart; cannot remember if that was a 3 or 4 manual job. Possibly put in for "larger occasions", like St. Mary's in Nottingham...

Does anyone have any further information ?

Many thanks.

 

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I suspect that this recording was made using the organ of St Edmundsbury Cathedral where Philip Banks (presumably father of the organist, Ben) is Precentor. The shape of the loft and style of the console are certainly reminiscent of that place.

I assume that the lime-washed wood is a relic of the former decoration scheme of the organ and loft. 

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Yes definitely St Edmundsbury. If you watch any of William Saunders’ videos from there you can see the console is the same (the clue to me was the stuck on notice below the stops of the right hand jamb. 

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Thank you both very much for solving my AV puzzle - I initially thought it might have been the Keble Tickell, but for some reason, I dismissed that; not sure why. I would have posted a comment on youtube, but it was one of those "Comments are disabled" vids, so once again, very many thanks. Tomorrow, I shall listen to the Regent recording ! It's a shame the original poster(s) weren't a little more forthcoming ! Oh well...

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