The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Andrew's Episcopal School
227 South Cherry Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220

Auditorium, Baldwin Hall

OHS Database ID 585.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 65.


Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 6, 2014.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 9 stops. 7 ranks. 375 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1979 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Built for St. Andrew's Episcopal, Richmond, VA. Moved to school auditorium c. 1900. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from Frank Fitzgerald. -- Blower in basement directly under organ. ORGOBLO HP 1/2 S 1800 P 3" F 19-1-15d Shaft 5/8" (Database Manager. March 5, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Frank W. Fitzgerald. -- Funds were donated in 2010 to have David Storey, of Baltimore, make simple repairs to make the organ playable. Repairs were completed in 2011. The wooden Orgoblo blower was kept, but replaced with a modern blower. (Database Manager. March 6, 2014)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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1890 Jardine, Baldwin Hall, St. Andrew's School, Richmond, VA. Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald 2010-03-03
Nameplate. Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald 2010-03-03
Old Orgoblo blower, now replaced. Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald 2010-03-03
Right jamb. Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald 2010-03-03
Left jamb. Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald 2010-03-03
Wood pipes across the back. Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald 2010-03-03
In Memorium JSA [Grace Arents' mother] 1890. Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald 2010-03-03
Bench and pedalboard. Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald 2010-03-03
Detail: Jardine swellshoe. Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald 2010-03-03
OHS plaque, 1979. Photograph by Frank W. Fitzgerald 2010-03-03

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Stoplist

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