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The Boston City Club
Corner Ashburton Place and Somerset Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02108

OHS Database ID 22897.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 19, 2006.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 46 stops. 54 registers. 48 ranks. 2958 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Moved to Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska in 1951. (Database Manager. January 19, 2006)

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: The Diapason (unknown issue)

  • Boston, Massachusetts
    The Boston City Club
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 458   1924           4 manuals, 46 stops, 48 ranks
    _______________________________________________________________________________
    
               GREAT ORGAN                            SWELL ORGAN
           16' Bourdon             61             16' Gedeckt             73
            8' First Diapason      61              8' Diapason            73
            8' Second Diapason     61              8' Stopped Flute       73
            8' Clarabella          61              8' Viole de Gambe      73
            8' Gemshorn            61              8' Voix Celeste        73
            4' Octave              61              8' Spitz Flute         73
            4' Flute Harmonic      61              8' Flute Celeste (TC)  61
        2 2/3' Twelfth             61              4' Violina             73
            2' Fifteenth           61              4' Flute Harmonic      73
            8' Tromba              61              2' Piccolo             61
                                                 III  Mixture            183
               CHOIR ORGAN                        16' Fagotto             73
           16' Dulciana            73              8' Cornopean           73
            8' Geigen Principal    73              8' Oboe                73
            8' Concert Flute       73              8' Vox Humana          73
            8' Dulciana            73              4' Clarion             73
            8' Unda Maris (TC)     61                 Tremolo
            4' Flute d'Amour       73
            8' Clarinet            73                 PEDAL ORGAN
            8' Orchestral Oboe     73             32' Contra Bourdon      12
               Tremolo                            16' Diapason            32
               Harp                               16' Violone             32
                                                  16' Bourdon             32
               SOLO ORGAN                         16' Gedeckt             SW
            8' Gross Gamba         73              8' Octave              12
            8' Gamba Celeste       73              8' Flute               12
            8' Tuba Mirabilis      73              8' Cello               12
            8' French Horn         73              8' Flauto Dolce        SW
            8' English Horn        73              4' Super Octave        12
               Tremolo                            16' Trombone            32
                                                   8' Tromba              12
               ECHO ORGAN
            8' Clarabella          61?
            8' Flute Celeste (TC)  49?
            4' Violina             61?
               Tremolo
               Chimes
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-03-16]
    
    
  • Typed stoplist. Source: The Diapason (unknown issue) Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.