Rudolf von Beckerath, 1961

OHS Database ID 571.


University of Richmond
Richmond, Virginia

Cannon Memorial Chapel

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 2012-02-10.

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Photographs

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Organ Façade. Photograph by John G. DeMajo 2008-06-17
Console. Photograph by John G. DeMajo 2008-06-17
Chapel Exterior. Photograph by John G. DeMajo 2008-06-17
Chapel Exterior. Photograph by John G. DeMajo 2008-06-17
View from the Chapel Steps. Photograph by John G. DeMajo 2008-06-17

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The organ is in a case at the front of the room. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 26 stops. 26 registers. 41 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. No enclosed divisions. No combination action. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Hitchdown couplers.

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Bibliography.

  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 108 [0]

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  • Stoplist taken from the console February, 2009
    Richmond, Virginia
    Cannon Memorial Chapel, University of Richmond
    
    Rudolf von Beckerath, 1961
    
    I. Hauptwerk
    16'	Quintadena
    8'	Prinzipal
    8'	Rohrflöte
    4'	Oktave
    4'	Spielflöte
    22/3'	Nasat
    2'	Flachflöte
    	Mixture 4-6 fach
    8'	Trompete
    
    II. Positiv
    8'	Holzgedackt
    4'	Prinzipal
    4'	Rohrflöte
    2'	Oktave
    1'	Oktave
    	Sesquialter 2 fach
    	Scharf 3–4 fach
    8'	Bärpfeife
    	Tremolo
    Pedal
    16'	Prinzipal
    8'	Metallflöte
    4'	Oktave
    2'	Nachthorn
    	Rauschpfeife 3 fach
    	Mixtur 5 fach
    16'	Fagott
    8'	Trompete
    4'	Schalmei
    
    Couplers
    Pos/Hw
    Hw/Ped
    Pos/Ped
    
    Mechanical key action
    Mechanical stop action
    
     [Received from Bruce B. Stevens 2012-02-10.]