Sydney (New South Wales), Sydney Town Hall Grand Organ

Foto’s: Wim van der Kooij © 2018

William Hill & Son bouwde in 1886-1889 een groot nieuw orgel voor de Sydney Town Hall in Sydney (New South Wales) Australië. Het is het grootste orgel met mechanische toetstractuur ter wereld.

Dispositie:

GREAT:
Contra Bourdon 32′
Double Open Diapason 16′
Bourdon 16′
Open Diapason I 8′
Open Diapason II 8′
Open Diapason III 8′
Open Diapason IV 8′
Harmonic Flute 8′
Viola 8′
Spitz Flöte 8′
Gamba 8′
Hohl Flöte 8′
Rohr Flöte 8′
Quint 6′
Principal 4′
Octave 4′
Gemshorn 4′
Harmonic Flute 4′
Twelfth 3′
Fifteenth 2 ranks
Mixture 3 ranks
Cymbel 4 ranks
Sharp Mixture 4 ranks
Furniture 5 ranks
Contra Posaune 16′
Posaune 8′
Trumpet 8′
Clarion 4′

SWELL:
Double Open Diapason 16′
Bourdon 16′
Open Diapason 8′
Hohl Flöte 8′
Viola da Gamba 8′
Salicional 8′
Dulciana 8′
Vox Angelica 8′
Octave 4′
Rohr Flöte 4′
Harmonic Flute 4′
Gemshorn 4′
Twelfth 3′
Fifteenth 2′
Piccolo 1′
Mixture 4 ranks
Furniture 5 ranks
Trombone 16′
Bassoon 16′
Trumpet 8′
Cornopean 8′
Horn 8′
Oboe 8′
Clarion 4′

CHOIR (enclosed):
Contra Dulciana 16′
Open Diapason 8′
Hohl Flöte 8′
Lieblich Gedackt 8′
Flauto Traverso 8′
Gamba 8′
Dulciana 8′
Octave 4′
Violino 4′
Celestina 4′
Lieblich Flöte 4′
Twelfth 3′
Fifteenth 2′
Dulcet 2′
Dulciana Mixture 3 ranks
Bassoon 16′
Oboe 8′
Clarinet 8′
Vox Humana 8′
Octave Oboe 4′

SOLO (small reeds enclosed):
Bourdon 16′
Open Diapason 8′
Violin Diapason 8′
Doppel Flöte 8′
Flauto Traverso 8′
Stopped Diapason 8′
Viola 8′
Octave 4′
Harmonic Flute 4′
Flauto Traverso 4′
Harmonic Piccolo 2′
Contra Fagotto 16′
Harmonic Trumpet 8′
Corno di Bassetto 8′
Orchestral Oboe 8′
Cor Anglais 8′
Octave Oboe 4′
Contra Tuba 16′
Tuba 8′
Tuba Clarion 4′
Carillon Bells 2′

ECHO (enclosed and non-expressive):
Lieblich Gedackt 8′
Viol d’Amour 8′
Unda Maris II 8′
Viol d’Amour 4′
Flageolet 2′
Glockenspiel 4 ranks
Echo Dul. Cornet 4 ranks
Basset Horn 8′

PEDAL:
Double Open Diapason Metal 32′
Double Open Diapason Wood 32′
Contra Bourdon 32′
Open Diapason Metal 16′
Open Diapason Wood 16′
Bourdon 16′
Violone 16′
Gamba 16′
Dulciana 16′
Quint 12′
Octave 8′
Prestant 8′
Bass Flute 8′
Violoncello 8′
Twelfth 6′
Fifteenth 4′
Mixture 4 ranks
Mixture 3 ranks
Mixture 2 ranks
Contra Trombone 64′
Contra Posaune 32′
Posaune 16′
Trombone 16′
Bassoon 16′
Trumpet 8′
Clarion 4′

COUPLERS:
Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal
Choir to Pedal
Solo to Pedal
Swell to Great #
Swell Super Octave [to Great] #
Swell Sub Octave [to Great] #
Solo to Great #
Solo Octave
Choir to Great #
Swell to Choir
Solo to Choir
Echo to Swell
Pedal to Great Pistons
Tremulant to Swell (toe lever)
Tremulant to Choir and Solo (toe lever)

Tubular pneumatic key, stop and
combination action (vacuum for stops).
Mechanical action with pneumatic-lever
assistance for Great and couplers
marked #
Compass 61/30