Mr Iain Stinson's residence organ, Heswall (Wirral)

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The tonal specification was drawn up by Iain Stinson in consultation with staff at Phoenix Organs. Dave Bostock of Phoenix Organs installed and finished the organ on-site. The console was built by Renatus of Bideford Devon to a design developed specially for Phoenix.
The organ was installed in May 2001 and is sited in the study (size approximately 15' x 11' x 8' high).

Great Organ
(14 stops, 19 ranks, 3 soundcards)
Choir Organ (enclosed)
(14 stops, 15 ranks, 3 soundcards)
16 Contra Geigen 8 Harmonic Flute
8 Open Diapason I 8 Rohr Flute
8 Open Diapason II 8 Viol d'Orchestra
8 Stopped Diapason 8 Erzahler Celestes II
8 Salicional 4 Concert Flute
4 Octave 2 2/3 Nazard
4 Wald Flute 2 Block Flute
2 2/3 Octave Quint 1 3/5 Tierce
2 Super Octave 1 1/3 Larigot
1 3/5 Seventeenth 1 Recorder
Fourniture IV 19 22 26 29 8 Clarinet
Cymbale III 26 29 33 8 Orchestral Oboe
16 Double Trumpet 8 Trompette Militaire
8 Trumpet 8 Tuba
Swell Organ (enclosed)
(14 stops, 17 ranks, 3 soundcards)
Pedal Organ
(13 stops, 16 ranks, 1 soundcard)
16 Quintaton 32 Contra Bourdon
8 Geigen Diapason 16 Diapason
8 Viola Da Gamba 16 Bourdon
8 Lieblich Gedackt 16 Violone
8 Voix Celestes II 8 Octave
4 Gemshorn 8 Bass Flute
4 Rohr Flute 4 Fifteenth
2 Fifteenth 4 Flute
Mixture III Mixture IV
16 Contra Fagotto 32 Contra Posaune
8 Hautboy 16 Basson
8 Trompette 16 Trombone
8 Cornopean 8 Trumpet
4 Clarion Great & Pedal Combinations Coupled
Midi to Swell Midi to Great
Midi to Choir Midi to Pedal
Swell Tremulant Choir Tremulant
Swell Octave Swell Sub Octave
Choir Octave Choir Sub Octave
Swell to Choir Swell to Great
Choir to Great Swell to Pedal
Great to Pedal Choir to Pedal

Registration Aids

8 independent memories for piston settings
8 thumb pistons for each of Swell, Great & Choir
8 General thumb pistons
8 toe pistons for Pedal
Reversible thumb pistons for Ch to Ped, Grt to Ped, Sw to Ped,
Sw to Grt, Sw to Choir, Choir to Grt
Reversible toe pistons for Sw to Grt, Grt to Ped, Sw to Ped
Stop sequencer system with 99 pages and 16 steps per page
Sequencer Advance thumb piston in each key slip
Sequencer Advance toe piston
Sequencer Back thumb piston (in Choir key slip)
16 Sequencer pistons (with indicator LEDs) above Swell
Sequencer pistons act as additional general pistons when the sequencer is not active
Setter and General Cancel thumb pistons
The registration aids are not blind - the stops illuminate when pistons and sequencer operate.
Phoenix Control Panel
Select temperament from:Equal, Werckmeister, Valloti, or Silbermann
Select specification from four specifications (using built-in sample sets)
Fine Tuning
Volume Control
Reverberation (time and level)
Select piston memory
Lock piston memory
Stop Sequencer On/Off
Amplification 8 80watt organ amplifiers
Lexicon MX 100 Reverberation Unit
6 Mission M72 units for manuals
2 Mission M72 units and a Paradigm PS 1000 powered subwoofer system for Pedals
External Connections Midi IN, Post Coupled OUT, Pre Coupled OUT (Data from/for expression pedals, stop changes sent and received via midi)
Stereo audio IN, Stereo audio OUT (composite of all audio channels)
2 Headphone sockets
Voicing Port (serial)

Phoenix Organs 2001-2005  Last updated 17th January 2005