Me playing the organ at Hampton Park United Reformed Church in Hereford.
The church was built in 1969 and the organ is believed to have been built in the early 1960s and came here after being used on a cruise ship! It is a special version of the 357 model with the following specification:
Contra Bass 16'
Echo Bass 16'
Manual I to Pedal
Manual II to Pedal
Contra Salicional 16'
Wald Flute 8'
Manual II to Manual I
Geigen Diapason 8'
Lieblich Gedact 8'
Lieblich Flute 4'
4 double touch thumb pistons to Manual I and Pedal
4 double touch thumb pistons to Manual II and Pedal
1 canceller thumb piston - Manual I to Pedal
1 canceller thumb piston - Manual II to Pedal
1 balanced expression pedal - Manual I and Pedal
1 balanced expression pedal - Manual II
Double touch canceller to each division
Extra Amplifier switch
Being in Hereford there was one hymn I had to play and that was 'O thou who camest from above' to the tune 'Hereford'.
Many thanks to the church for allowing me access to this magnificent Compton electronic organ and for a wonderful welcome.