Vancouver Canada St Andrew’s Church New Church Organ in 1986

This is a new organ made in 1986. It was based on the organs of Richard Bridge at Christ Church Spitalfields (1735) and St Leonard Shoreditch (1756) in London. The case is based on the Richard Bridge organ at Holy Trinity, Newport, Rhode Island, USA (1733). The organ stands in a separate side chapel of this large downtown church.

Open Diapason 8’
Stop'd Diapason 8’
Principal 4’
Flute 4’
Twelfth 2 2/3’
Fifteenth 2’
Sesquialtera bass/treble III
Trumpet bass/treble 8’
Pedal Bourdon 16’
Pedal Coupler

The compass is GG AA C D – e³ and C D – d¹
The pitch is a¹=440Hz and the tuning is a modified meantone

Open Diapason C-A uses the Stop’d Diapason, A# upwards in the front
Stop’d Diapason C-f#º wood, gº-e³ metal chimney flute
Flute stopped wood, Twelfth open metal

The scaling of the principals is the same for each rank: 3:5 with a 12ins plate width at 5⅓G
The Stopt Diapason has the same scale as the Open at the same pitch.
The wind pressure is 57mm