Swell organ

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  • The Swell organ was often mounted above the Great in the German manner.
  • The great organ is exposed on the gallery rail and the swell organ is enclosed in a case on the west wall.
  • Five new Composition Pedals (three to Great organ, and two to Swell organ). Cited from Bell's Cathedrals: Priory Church of St. Bartholomew-the-Great, by Worley
  • Some idea of its magnitude may be got from the fact that the wind-machinery and the swell-organ alone fill up the whole recess occupied by the former organ, which was not a small one. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 73, November, 1863, by Various
  • Mr. White argued that the Swell Organ should be full of violin tone and be, as the strings in the orchestra, the foundation of accompaniment as well as complete in themselves. Cited from The Recent Revolution in Organ Building, by George Laing Miller
  • Under the guiding genius of Willis, the Swell organ -- which had hitherto been a poor and weak department, entirely over-shadowed by the Great -- became rich, powerful and alive with angry reeds, which were nevertheless truly musical in effect. Cited from The Recent Revolution in Organ Building, by George Laing Miller
  • He duplicated the draw-knobs controlling the Pedal stops and couplers and located one set of these with the Great organ stops, another set with the Swell organ stops and a third with the Choir. Cited from The Recent Revolution in Organ Building, by George Laing Miller
  • Upon touching the "Pedal Help" under the Swell organ keys, the Great organ group of Pedal stops and couplers would be rendered inoperative and the Swell group would be brought into action. Cited from The Recent Revolution in Organ Building, by George Laing Miller
  • During Walond's Organistship at Chichester, additions were made to the Cathedral organ by Thomas Knight, including the provision of the third manual (swell organ).
  • If playing on the Swell organ, the Choir stops will sound as well when the keys are struck with extra firmness; if playing on the Choir the Swell stops sound; and if playing on the Great the Double Touch usually brings on the Tuba or Trumpet. Cited from The Recent Revolution in Organ Building, by George Laing Miller
  • There are also 6 composition pedals acting upon the "Great" and "Pedal" stops simultaneously, and 4 pedals acting upon the Swell organ pistons. Cited from The Recent Revolution in Organ Building, by George Laing Miller
  • At the commencement of the period of which we are treating, the stops belonging to the Swell organ could be drawn on that keyboard only; similarly the stops on the Great, Choir and Pedal organs could be drawn only on their respective keyboards. Cited from The Recent Revolution in Organ Building, by George Laing Miller
  • Willis was one of the first to realize the artistic possibilities of the Swell organ and in almost all his organs we find thick wooden boxes and carefully fitted shutters, and often an inner swell box containing the delicate reeds, such as the Vox Humana and Oboe. Cited from The Recent Revolution in Organ Building, by George Laing Miller
  • In 1853, Forster and Andrews (Organ builders of Hull) fitted their first pneumatic lever action to the Swell Organ, and also we are told re-modelled the console to have Forster and Andrew's first angled stop jambs.
  • This organ, built and installed by Rushworth and Dreaper of Liverpool, specified by the organist, Norman Biller, comprised Swell, Great, Choir and Pedal organs with both the Choir and Swell organs being enclosed, instead of just the more usual swell organ only.
  • It was a three manuals organ with pedals, containing 13 stops on the Great-organ, 12 stops on the Swell-organ, 10 stops on the Choir-organ and 8 on the pedal.
  • The "swell organ" contains 10 stops, viz.: Hautbois, trumpet, horn, fifteenth, sesquialtra, principal, stopped diapason, open diapason, clarion, and boureon and dulciana, the whole requiring 702 pipes. Cited from Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham, Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell