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 Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Girard College - Chapel, Philadelphia, PA
    1930 Skinner Organ Co. Opus 872
    
    Great:
    32' Violone (Ped.)
    16' Open Diapason
    8' First Diapason
    8' Second Diapason
    8' Third Diapason (enclosed in Ch.)
    8' Principal Flute
    8' Stopped Diapason (enclosed in Ch.)
    8' Erzahler (enclosed in Ch.)
    8' Erzahler Celeste (enclosed in Ch.)
    8' Cello (enclosed in Ch.)
    5 1/3' Quinte
    4' Octave
    4' Principal
    2 2/3' Twelfth
    2' Fifteenth
    V Chorus Mixture
    IV Harmonics
    16' Trumpet
    8' Tromba
    8' Trumpet (enclosed in Ch.)
    4' Clarion
    Solo High Pressure Reeds to Great
    Chimes (So.)
    Harp (Ch.)
    Celesta (Ch.)
    
    Swell:
    16' Bourdon
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Geigen Diapason
    8' Gedeckt
    8' Salicional
    8' Voix Celeste
    8' Viol d'Orchestre
    8' Viol Celeste
    8' Flauto Dolce
    8' Flute Celeste (tc)
    4' Octave
    4' Flute Triangulaire
    2 2/3' Nazard
    2' Flautino
    V Chorus Mixture
    IV Cornet Mixture
    16' Posaune
    8' Cornopean
    8' French Trumpet
    8' Oboe d'Amore
    8' Vox Humana
    4' Clarion
    Tremolo
    Chimes (So.)
    Harp (Ch.)
    Celesta (Ch.)
    
    Choir:
    16' Dulciana
    8' Geigen Diapason
    8' Spitz Flute
    8' Concert Flute
    8' Viol d'Orchestre
    8' Viol Celeste
    8' Dulciana
    8' Unda Maris (tc)
    4' Flute d'Amore
    4' Octave Dulciana
    2 2/3' Twelfth Dulciana
    2' Fifteenth Dulciana
    2' Piccolo
    III Carillon Mixture
    16' Bassoon
    8' Clarinet
    8' Orchestral Oboe
    Tremolo
    Chimes (So.)
    Harp
    Celesta
    
    Solo:
    8' Flauto Mirabilis
    8' Gamba
    8' Gamba Celeste
    4' Flute
    VII Grand Fourniture
    16' Contra Tuba
    16' Corno di Bassetto
    8' Tuba Mirabilis (unenclosed)
    8' Harmonic Tuba
    8' French Horn
    8' English Horn
    8' Corno di Bassetto
    4' Clarion
    Tremolo
    Chimes
    
    Echo:
    8' Diapason
    8' Wald Flute
    8' Echo Gamba
    8' Dulcet
    4' Flute Triangulaire
    8' Vox Humana
    Tremolo
    
    Pedal:
    32' Open Diapason
    32' Violone
    32' Resultant
    16' Diapason
    16' Contra Bass
    16' Bourdon
    16' Metal Diapason (Gt.)
    16' Dulciana (Ch.)
    16' Echo Lieblich (Sw.)
    8' Octave Diapason
    8' Principal
    8' Gedeckt
    8' Still Gedeckt (Sw.)
    4' Flute
    V Mixture
    32' Bombarde
    32' Fagotto
    16' Trombone
    16' Fagotto
    16' Bassoon (Ch.)
    8' Tromba
    Chimes (So.)
    
    [Received from Connor Annable 2011-06-28.]