Organs – St Joseph’s Bradford

The Hopkins Organ

The Bradford Boys’ Choir are the choir in residence at St Joseph’s Church in Bradford. The church organ was manufactured in the late 19th century by Hopkins & Son of York. It is widely regarded as the finest organ in the city centre, benefiting from mechanical key action and a superb case from an earlier Anneessens instrument.

 

Specification    
3 Divisions, 27 Ranks    
     
Pedal    
Open Diapason 16  
Bourdon 16  
Principal 8  
Bass Flute 8  
Fifteenth 4  
     
Great    
Bourdon 16  
Open Diapason 8  
Stopped Flute 8  
Dulciana 8  
Principal 4  
Chimney Flute 4  
Fifteenth 2  
Mixture III  
Trumpet 8  
     
Swell    
Lieblich Bourdon 16  
Horn Diapason 8  
Stopped Diapason 8  
Echo Gamba 8  
Voix Celestes 8  
Geigen Principal 4  
Fifteenth 2  
Mixture III  
Cornopean 8  
Tremulant    

Thanks to funding from The @HamishOgstonFdn, @DOLMusic is delighted to announce that it is now expanding its award-winning Schools Singing Programme across Yorkshire and replicating it in every Catholic diocese in the UK to create the National Schools Singing Programme.

Alleluia, alleluia!
A very Happy Easter to all our wonderful young singers, our staff and supporters - 'never tiring be our choiring!'
The Easter hymn, Battle is o'er, hell's armies flee, sung by Bradford Catholic Youth Choir
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UB4EV9qmr9A

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A year since our first online rehearsal with the Cathedral Girls' Choir...we're back in schools but our choirs are still online. Here's some medieval raucousness for yesterday's solemnity of the Annunciation, an archive recording of our Bradford choirs.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8H1lG1ohNQ

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We've made it to month of May - where the Church pays special homage to Our Lady, Mary the Mother of God. Learn and sing a selection of our favourite Marian hymns at home, school and church with our latest YouTube video, as we sing our way through the liturgical year.youtu.be/5Cmk09-GsU0 ... See MoreSee Less
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It was wonderful to have members of our Bradford Catholic Girls' Choir back to sing for Mass at St. Joseph's Catholic Church-Bradford this morning - the first time they'd sung together in person since December 4th. Despite only rehearsing on zoom for almost the last five months and only being able to fit in 12 singers with social distancing they sang beautifully, with a selection of music including Gregorian chant, medieval Spanish, Mozart and Frisina. Well done girls - fantastic to hear your excellent singing again! ... See MoreSee Less
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