Magdalene College Cambridge Chapel New Organ

This organ is designed and built in the tradition of Father Smith, particularly the organs at Great St Mary Cambridge, St Mary Finedon and Adlington Hall. For the College the project was guided by the Stephen Farmer, then Precentor, and Richard Luckett, then Fellow and Pepys Librarian.

Open Diapason 8’ Open Diapason 8’ Bourdon 16’
Stop Diapason 8’ Stop Diapason 8’ Open Diapason 8’
Principal 4’ Principal 4’ Principal 4’
Flute 4’ Nason Flute 4’ Trumpet 8’
Twelfth 2⅔’ Nasard 2⅔’
Fifteenth 2’ Fifteenth 2’
Sesquialtera III Tierce 1⅗’
Mixture II Mixture III
Cornet IV Cromhorn 8’
Trumpet 8’ Tremulant -
Vox Humana 8'’

Couplers: Choir to Great Great to Pedals Choir to Pedals
Three mechanical composition pedals for each manual

Manual compass: C – g³ / Pedal compass: C – f¹

The pitch is a¹=421Hz. The tuning is Kellner’s reconstruction of Bach’s tuning for his Well-tempered Clavier.

The wind pressure is 2½ins (63mm) for the manuals and 71mm for the pedal.