Flentrop Orgelbouw, 1957

OHS Database ID 4173.

Harvard University
27 Kirkland St.
Cambridge Massachusetts 02138

Busch-Reisinger Museum / Adolphus Busch Hall

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The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.

The organ is in good condition and in regular use.

We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2011-11-04.

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Organ case.. Photo by Len Levasseur 2008-11-13
Organ gallery. Photo by Len Levasseur 2008-11-13
Gallery and Organ Cases. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1999-05-04
Manuals and Builder's Name Stencil. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1999-05-04

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This organ received OHS Citation number 263, 2000-08-20.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear 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.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 27 stops. 27 registers. 33 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. No combination action. Concave radiating pedalboard.



  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 193 [0]

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When they are available, stoplists for organs are included in the Database. To make corrections in stoplists that we have in the database, please send details via e-mail to stoplists@organsociety.org.

  • Stoplist from The American Organist December 1958
           Cambridge, Massachusetts
           Harvard University
           Busch-Reisinger/Germanic Museum
           Flentrop   1957   3/33   
           HOOFDWERK            RUGPOSITIEF
        8' Prestant          8' Holpijp
        8' Roerfluit         4' Prestant
        4' Octaaf            4' Roerfluit
        4' Speelfluit        2' Gemshorn
    2 2/3' Nasard        1 1/3' Quint
        2' Vlakfluit        II  Mixtuur
    1 3/5' Terts             8' Kromhoorn
       IV  Mixtuur
           BORSTWERK        16' Bourdon
        8' Zingendgedekt     8' Prestant
        4' Koppelfluit       8' Gedekt
        2' Prestant          4' Fluit
        1' Sifflet         III  Mixtuur
        I  Cymbel           16' Fagot
                             8' Trompet
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield June 09, 2009.]