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    Christ is the world's light - Chris Lawton at Trinity Methodist Church, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough

    Christopher Lawton

    by Christopher Lawton

    Me playing the organ at Trinity Methodist Church in Linthorpe, Middlesbrough.

    The organ was built in around the late 1950s by the John Compton Organ Company Ltd and is the 2 rank 'Miniatura' model consisting of 2 ranks of pipes (Diapason and Gedeckt) with the following specification:

    Sub Bass 16'
    Flute 8'
    Great to Pedal
    Swell to Pedal

    Bourdon 16'
    Open Diapason 8'
    Rohr Gedeckt 8'
    Principal 4'
    Fifteenth 2'

    Open Diapason 8'
    Rohr Gedeckt 8'
    Flute 4'
    Piccolo 2'

    For this first video im playing the hymn 'Christ is the world's light' to the tune 'Christe Sanctorum' which shows off the main sounds on this organ used for accompanying congregational hymn singing.

    Many thanks to the organist and minister for allowing me access to this fine Compton organ.

    NOTE: this is purely my interest in order to make sure that these fine organs are archived forever and I do not make any monetary profit by this video being on dailymotion.

    For more information on the John Compton Organ Company Ltd and to see me play other Compton organs, please click on the following link for my site dedicated to the John Compton Organ Company Ltd: