Skinner Organ Co., Opus 872, 1931

OHS Database ID 9032.


Girard College
2101 South College Ave
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19121

Chapel

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 2012-06-16.

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Chapel Exterior. Photograph by Julien Girard 2011-06-01
Tuba Mirabilis Pipework. Photograph by Julien Girard 2011-06-01

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This organ received OHS Citation number 188, 1996-07-05.


Traditional style console with roll top. The console is on a lift.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 100 stops. 106 ranks. 6829 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Girard College - Chapel
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 872   1931          4 manuals, 100 stops, 106 ranks
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               GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
           32' Violone              5 PED          16' Bourdon             73
           16' Open Diapason       61               8' Open Diapason       73
            8' First Diapason      61               8' Geigen Diapason     73
            8' Second Diapason     61               8' Gedeckt             73
            8' Third Diapason      61 (in CH)       8' Salicional          73
            8' Principal Flute     61               8' Voix Celeste        73
            8' Stopped Diapason    61 (in CH)       8' Viol d'Orchestre    73
            8' Erzähler            61 (in CH)       8' Viol Celeste        73
            8' Erzähler Celeste    61 (in CH)       8' Flauto Dolce        73
            8' Cello               61 (in CH)       8' Flute Celeste       61 tc
        5 1/3' Quinte              61               4' Octave              73
            4' Octave              61               4' Flute Triangulaire  73
            4' Principal           61           2 2/3' Nazard              61
        2 2/3' Twelfth             61               2' Flautino            61
            2' Fifteenth           61               V  Chorus Mixture     305
            V  Chorus Mixture     305              IV  Cornet Mixture     244
           IV  Harmonics          244              16' Posaune             73
           16' Trumpet             61               8' Cornopean           73
            8' Tromba              61               8' French Trumpet      73
            8' Trumpet             61 (in CH)       8' Oboe d'Amore        73
            4' Clarion             61               8' Vox Humana          73
               Chimes              SO               4' Clarion             73
               Harp                CH                  Tremolo
               Celesta             CH                  Chimes              SO
                                                       Harp                CH
               CHOIR ORGAN                             Celesta             CH
           16' Dulciana            73
            8' Geigen Diapason     73                  ECHO ORGAN
            8' Spitz Flute         73               8' Diapason            61
            8' Concert Flute       73               8' Wald Flute          61
            8' Viol d'Orchestre    73               8' Echo Gamba          61
            8' Viol Celeste        73               8' Dulcet              61
            8' Dulciana            73               4' Flute Triangulaire  61
            8' Unda Maris          61 tc            8' Vox Humana          61
            4' Flute d'Amore       73                  Tremolo
            4' Octave Dulciana     73
        2 2/3' Twelfth Dulciana    --                  PEDAL ORGAN
            2' Fifteenth Dulciana  12              32' Open Diapason       12
            2' Piccolo             61              32' Violone             12
          III  Carillon Mixture   183              32' Resultant           --
           16' Bassoon             73              16' Diapason            32
            8' Clarinet            61              16' Contra Bass         32
            8' Orchestral Oboe     61              16' Metal Diapason      GT
               Tremolo                             16' Bourdon             32
               Chimes              SO              16' Dulciana            CH
               Harp                                16' Echo Lieblich       SW
               Celesta                              8' Octave Diapason     12
                                                    8' Principal           12
               SOLO ORGAN                           8' Gedeckt             12
            8' Flauto Mirabilis    73               8' Still Gedeckt       SW
            8' Gamba               73               4' Flute               12
            8' Gamba Celeste       73               V  Mixture            160
            4' Flute               73              32' Bombarde            12
          VII  Grand Fourniture   427              32' Fagotto             12
           16' Contra Tuba         73              16' Trombone            32
           16' Corno di Bassetto   12              16' Fagotto             12
            8' Tuba Mirabilis      73 (unenc.)     16' Bassoon             CH
            8' Harmonic Tuba       73               8' Tromba              12
            8' French Horn         73                  Chimes              SO
            8' English Horn        73
            8' Corno di Bassetto   73
            4' Clarion             73
               Tremolo
               Chimes
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-12-12]