Job number: A338
St John the Evangelist Church in Dudley Wood, West Midlands is a brilliant example of a parish church built in the latter part of the 1930s.
The Compton organ here is not built in the usual practice whereby only the Salicional rank is extended. In the 1980s the organ was overhauled by Trevor Tipple of Worcester with some tonal modifications.
The present specification reads:
Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal
Swell Octave to Pedal
Contra Salicional 16'
Open Diapason 8'
Rohr Gedeckt 8'
Swell Sub Octave to Great
Swell Octave to Great
Swell to Great
Tremulant (affects all divisions)
3 double touch thumb pistons to Great and Pedal
3 double touch thumb pistons to Swell and Pedal
3 toe pistons to Pedal and Great
3 toe pistons to Pedal and Swell
2 pedal coupler canceller thumb pistons
1 reversible toe piston - Great to Pedal
3 ventil switches
Double touch canceller to each department