The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
520 Wummit Street
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101

OHS Database ID 8929.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 171.


Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 19, 2016.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 42 stops. 51 registers. 51 ranks. 3473 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1997 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Chorus reeds revoiced 1965 by Aeolian-Skinner. Has the first metal 32 bombarde built by EMS. The original cost was $35,875. Restored by Thompson-Allen 1997. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated 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:
    Extant; unaltered; restoration work by A. Thompson Allen in 1996. (Database Manager. May 8, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Scott Robelot. (Database Manager. February 1, 2016)
  • Updated through online information from Phillip Saylor.
    The Skinner opus list omits the Flute 4 on the great of 73 pipes, making a total of 51 ranks, not the 50 as noted in the opus list (Database Manager. March 2, 2016)
  • Updated through online information from Phillip Saylor.
    The specification omitted the 4' Flute from the great, an omission first appearing in the Thompson-Allen advertisement in the OHS Atlas following their restoration of the organ in 96-97. The organ is 51 ranks with 3473 pipes, according to the 1928 contract. (Database Manager. March 19, 2016)

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Photographs

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Console and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10
Chancel and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10
Chancel and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10

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Stoplist

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  • From Factory Shop Notes (via Philip Saylor) and A. Thompson-Allen Company web site

  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    St. Paul's Episcopal Church
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 712   1928   4 manuals, 51 registers, 42 stops, 51 ranks
    _____________________________________________________________________________________
    
               GREAT ORGAN (6" wind)                   SWELL ORGAN (7 1/2" wind)
           16' Bourdon              17 PED         16' Bourdon              73
            8' First Diapason       73              8' Diapason             73
            8' Second Diapason      73              8' Rohrflöte            73
            8' Principal Flute      73              8' Flute Celeste II    134
            8' Erzähler             73              8' Salicional           73
            4' Octave               73              8' Voix Celeste         73
            4' Flute                73              8' Echo Gamba           73
        2 2/3' Twelfth              61              4' Octave               73
            2' Fifteenth            61              4' Flute Triangulaire   73
            8' Trumpet              73              2' Piccolo              61
                                                    V  Cornet              305
               CHOIR ORGAN (6" wind)                     (8-15-19-22-24)
            8' Gamba                73              V  Chorus Mixture      305
            8' Concert Flute        73                   (15-19-22-26-29)
            8' Dulciana             73             16' Waldhorn             73
            4' Flute                73              8' French Trumpet       73
        2 2/3' Nazard               61              8' Cornopean            73
            8' English Horn         73              8' Oboe                 73
            8' Clarinet             61              8' Vox Humana           73
               Tremolo                              4' Clarion              73
            8' Harp (TC)            --                 Tremolo
            4' Celesta              61 bars
                                                       PEDAL ORGAN (6" wind)
               SOLO (10" wind)                     32' Diapason (resultant) --
            8' Gamba                73             16' Contra Bass          32
            8' Gamba Celeste        73             16' Bourdon              32
            8' Flauto Mirabilis     73             16' Echo Lieblich        SW
            8' French Horn          73              8' Octave               12
               Tremolo                              8' Gedeckt              12
            8' Tuba (15" wind)      73              8' Still Gedeckt        SW
                                                   32' Bombarde  (15" wind) 32
                                                   16' Trombone  (15" wind) 12
                                                   16' Waldhorn             SW
                                                    8' Tromba    (15" wind) 12
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-03-21]