The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Church of Christ, Scientist
Winnetka, Illinois

OHS Database ID 36999.

Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 371, 2008-11-09.

OHS Convention Organ, 2012.


Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2008-11-02.
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Technical Details

Notes

  • Updated through information compiled for the 2012 Atlas by Stephen J. Schnurr. -- Sold May 24, 1938 and opened with a recital by William H. Barnes August 21, 1938. Mechanically and tonally unaltered. (Database Manager. 2012-02-07)

Online Documents

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  • History of the Organ. Notes prepared for the 2012 Atlas. Author: Author not identified Source: Stephen J. Schnurr. Document Date. 2012-02-07.
  • Pipe scales. Prepared for the 2012Atlas. Author: Author not identified Source: Keith Williams. Document Date. 2012-02-07.

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Photographs

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Chancel and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Auditorium Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Auditorium Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Console. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Pipework. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from Pipe Organs of Chicago, vol. 2

  • First Church of Christ, Scientist
    Winnetka, Illinois
    
    W.W. KIMBALL CO., OP. 7245 (1938)
    Chicago
    
    II. GREAT (enclosed, 73 pipes)
    8	Open Diapason
    8	Melodia
    8	Dulciana (85 pipes)
    4	Dulcet (ext. Dulciana)
    2 2/3	Dolce Twelfth (ext. Dulciana)
    2	Dolce Fifteenth (ext. Dulciana)
    8	Trumpet
    	Tremolo
    	Chimes (20 tubes, ao–e2)
    	Great 16, 8, 4
    	Swell to Great 16, 8, 4
    
    II. SWELL (enclosed, 73 pipes)
    16	Echo Lieblich (97 pipes)
    8	Geigen Diapason 
    8	Rohr Flöte (ext. 16)
    8	Salicional
    8	Voix Celeste
    4	Flute d’Amour (ext. 16’)
    2 2/3	Nazard (ext. 16’)
    2	Flageolet (ext. 16’ 
    8	Oboe
    8	Vox Humana (in separate enclosure, 61 pipes)
    	Tremolo
    	Swell 16, UO, 4
    
    PEDAL
    16	Bourdon (44 pipes)
    16	Echo Lieblich (Sw.)
    8	Flute (ext. Bourdon)
    8	Still Gedeckt (ext. Sw. 16’)
    8	Dulciana (Gt.)
    8	Chimes (Gt.)
    	Great to Pedal 8
    	Swell to Pedal 8, 4
    
    ACCESSORIES
    4 Gen. Comb. pistons (thumb, under Manual I, at left)
    4 Great pistons (thumb, under Manual I)
    4 Swell pistons (thumb, under Manual II)
    4 Pedal pistons (toe, at left)
    Gen C (thumb, under Manual I, at right)
    Great to Ped. reversible (toe)
    Ped. to Comb. (Great, under Manual I, on/off thumb pistons)
    Ped. to Comb. (Swell, under Manual II, on/off thumb pistons)
    Deagan Carillon (tab at upper right, Auditorium/Tower control, with rotating volume dial)
    Chimes Soft (toe hitch-down, at left, with indicator light)
    Chimes Sust. (toe hitch-down, at left, with indicator light)
    Balanced Swell expression pedal (center)
    Balanced Great expression pedal (left)
    Balanced Crescendo pedal (right, with indicator light)
    Sforzando reversible (toe lever, with indicator light)
    Current (indicator light)
     
  • Stoplist from Pipe Organs of Chicago, vol. 2 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.