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.

GREAT CHAIR PEDAL 
Open Diapason8’Open Diapason8’Bourdon16’
Stop Diapason8’Stop Diapason8’Open Diapason8’
Principal4’Principal4’Principal4’
Flute4’Nason Flute4’Trumpet8’
Twelfth2⅔’Nasard2⅔’
Fifteenth2’Fifteenth2’
SesquialteraIIITierce1⅗’
MixtureIIMixtureIII
CornetIVCromhorn8’
Trumpet8’Tremulant-
Vox Humana8'’

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.