I’ve never seen a large organ console close up before and was pretty gobsmacked when I encountered this one in real life. St Paul’s Cathedral hosts organ recitals several times a year and it’s well worth the experience,
The complexity of the instrument is mind-boggling. As Simon Johnson, the organist performing that evening explained, this console is Victorian with modern additions and was presented to the cathedral in 2008.
two rows of pedals, the base boards