The Walker Organ Swell

Inside the swell box

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The Swell Box

Looking through the open swell shutters at the pipes inside

 

The Horn pipes in the Swell. Blowing into these reeds to smaller ones sound like trumpets, but the larger sound mreo like clarinets. In this swell box are oboes, clarinets and horns.

Here is a view of some of the pipes in the swell box, showing some of the stops available.

 

The swell door is several feet off the ground.

Looking through the door to the swell box. The red sided plank is one of the shutters on the swell box that has been removed to allow access to the pipes for removal and tuning. Although there is a door to the swell box on the right hand side of the organ, it is about 2 metres off the ground and no steps are available for access.

The door to the swell box is slightly ajar. In the forground is part of the lever mechanism to open the shutters on the swell box and in the distance are the great open diapasons.

The Pipes are labelled as Gam Swell

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