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St Cyprian, Clarence Gate is a Rutt - and it's very nice indeed. Pretty comprehensive 3-manual instrument - the one thing it lacks is a mixture of any description anywhere on the organ, but the diapason choruses to 2ft are pretty bright anyway - a mixture beyond 2ft would really be a bit of a luxury for additional impact, as with the Armley Schulze. It's a pity that the casework (designed by Comper, as was the rest of this fabulous church, one of Betjeman's favourites) was never executed, although I hear that plans are afoot to rectify this. It certainly ought to have a proper case to reflect the wonderful rood and parclose screens up the other end.There's also a Rutt somewhere Purley way, used for a local festival with which Gerard Brooks is involved, rebuilt and enlarged by GDB in 1981 or so, which has a console much like the People's Palace organ, with the Rutt name in that stylish curly italic font.David, what do you find 'tonally depressing' about them?A