The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Tanglewood
Stockbridge, Massachusetts 01262

The Shed

OHS Database ID 9274.


Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 23, 2014.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 4 divisions. 24 stops. 27 registers. 33 ranks. 1734 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Adjustable combination pistons. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1998 (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:
    First public use by E. Power Biggs on July 8, 1940; extant; mixtures revoiced by Ernest M. Skinner Co., Inc. in the 1970s. (Database Manager. May 7, 2007)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Gary W. Smith 2014-07-01
Building Interior, Stage, and Console. Photograph by Gary W. Smith 2014-07-01
Organ Power Room. Photograph courtesy of William F. Czelusniak 2011-05-01

Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey

  • Stockbridge, Massachusetts
    Tanglewood - "The Shed"
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1002   1940
    2 manuals, 27 registers, 24 stops, 33 ranks
    _________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT (3½" wind)                      POSITIV (3½" wind)
         16' Quintaten           61             8' Nason Flute         61
          8' Principal           61             4' Koppelflöte         61
          8' Spitzflöte          61         2 2/3' Nazard              61
          4' Principal           61             2' Nachthorn           61
          4' Rohrflöte           61         1 3/5' Tierce              61
      2 2/3' Quint               61             1' Italian Principal   61
          2' Super Octave        61           III  Cymbel (29-33-36)  183
      III-V  Mixture (15-19-22) 245
                                                   ENCLOSED POSITIV (5" wind)
             PEDAL (5" wind)                    8' English Salicional  61
         16' Geigen Principal    32             8' Gedackt             61
         16' Salicional          12 POS         4' Gemshorn            61
         16' Quintaten           GT             8' Trompette           61
          8' Spitzprincipal      32
          4' Nachthorn           32
         IV  Mixture            128
               (12-15-19-22)
         32' Bombarde             1 (low CCCC only)
         16' Posaune             32
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-07-16]
    
    
  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.