Warmington

13th July 2016

ST MARY’S, WARMINGTON warming2

iconic modern organ at the west end

a perfect transplant!

 

Warmington Parish Church is the focus of a lively village community. Its two organs support choir and congregational worship of a traditional cast.

warming3A Victorian organ (Nicholson and Co, c.1860) is located in the Chancel; its appearance is charming, though its musical effect less than stupendous!

NVCOP had intended to assist the remodelling this Chancel organ, when an exciting new prospect emerged—in the form of the 1977 organ made for Cranleigh School. The School was relinquishing this iconic instrument; NVCOP intervened to secure its futu
re!

Funds generously given by a private donor and managed through NVCOP enabled the reconstruction at Warmington of this versatile organ. Its minimalistic profile looks as though designed for its new west-end placement in a mediaeval church.

St Mary’s, Warmington west-end – organ
made 1977 for Cranleigh School Chapel, Surrey—gifted 2009 to Warmington
Builder: Grant, Degens and Bradbeer (1977)
Case design: John Finlayson
19 stops
HAUPTWERK
16’ Quintadena
8’ Praestant
8’ Rohrflöte
4’ Prinzipal 11/3’ Quintflöte
2’ Waldflöte
II Cornet
IV  Mixtur
8’ Trompette
BRUSTWERK
8’ Holzgedackt
4’ Spitzgedackt
2’ Prinzipal
III  Zimbel
Cornet 8’ Krummhorn
PEDAL
16’ Subbass
8’ Octave Bw/P
4’ Quintade Bw/HW
16’ Fagot
4’ Rohr Schalmei
COUPLERS
Hw/P
Bw/P
Bw/HW
mechanical action to keys and pedals
electric stop and combination action with sequencer