Discovering Merton College’s Dobson organ

16/04/2014

Short-form documentary in which the editor of Choir & Organ magazine travels to Merton College, Oxford, to discuss the new Dobson organ with organist John Scott and the organ builders.

Filmed on Saturday 26 April 2014, before the inaugural recital was given by John Scott.

Starring:
– Maggie Hamilton, editor of Choir & Organ magazine
– John Scott, former Organist of St Paul’s Cathedral and currently Organist of St Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York
– Lynn Dobson, president and artistic director of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders
– John Panning, tonal director of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders

With special thanks to Benjamin Nicholas, director of music at Merton College, Oxford.

Full organ spec can be found at www.dobsonorgan.com/html/instruments/op91_merton.html