OHS Database ID 13000.
This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 27, 2019.
Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.
Four manuals. 7 divisions. 84 stops. 98 registers. 110 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.
Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.
Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.
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|Gallery and Organ Case. Photograph by Mike Loukides 2013-12-05|
|Console. Photograph by Mike Loukides 2013-12-05|
|Left Drawknobs. Photograph by Mike Loukides 2013-12-05|
|Right Drawknobs. Photograph by Mike Loukides 2013-12-05|
|Console, case and pipes. Vintage postcard courtesy of Jeff Scofield|
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Old Christ Church (Episcopal) http://www.christchurchphila.org Curtis Memorial Organ, Aeolian 1903*; Aeolian-Skinner 1935, 1957; Austin 1967, 1972 *Originally built by Æolian Organ in 1903 at the home of Cyrus H.K. Curtis of Wyncote, Pennsylvania. Relocated to the church in 1935 by the Æolian-Skinner Company. Stop List GREAT I 16 Quintaton 8 Printipal 8 Rohr Bourdon 4 Oktav 2 Fifteenth IV Fourniture III Sharf GREAT II 8 Diapason I 8 Diapason lI 4 Bourdon 4 Flute Couvert 2 2/3 Nazard 2 Super 2 Gedeckt Flute II Sesquialtera Unison, Sub, Super POSITIV 8 Holz Gedeckt 4 Principal 4 Koppel Flute 2 Principal 1 1/3 Larigot III Cymbal 8 Kromhorn SOLO 8 Gamba Celeste (2 ranks) 4 Doppel Flute IV Mixture 8 French Horn 8 English Horn 16 Tubasson 8 Tuba 4 Clarion Unison, Sub, Super Tremulant SWELL 16 Gedeckt 8 Diapason 8 Stopped Diapason 8 Flute Celeste 8 Viole 8 Viole Celeste II 4 Octave 4 Harmonic Flute 4 Unda Maris 2 2/3 Nazard 2 Doublette 1 3/5 Tierce 1 Sifflute III-IV Plain Jeu III Mixtur 16 Fagotto 8 Trumpet 4 Clarion 8 Oboe 8 Vox Humana Unison, Sub, Super Tremulant ANTIPHONAL 16 Bourdon 8 Diapason 8 Stopped Diapason 4 HohI Flute 4 Octave 2 2/3 Nazard 1 3/5 Tierce III Mixture 2 Flageolette 8 Dulciana 8 Dulciana Celeste 8 Aeoline 8 ErzŠhler 8 ErzŠhler Celeste 8 Viol 8 Dolce 8 Flute Celeste (prepared) 8 Vox Humana 4 Rohr Shalmai (prepared) 8 Trumpet en Cbamade (under expression) Zimbelstern Chimes Unison, Sub, Super Tremulant PEDAL 32 Double Diapason 16 Diapason 16 Principal 16 Wood Bourdon 16 Metal Bourdon 16 Violone 16 Soft Bourdon (Ant.) 16 Gedeckt (Swell) 10 2/3 Bourdon Quint 8 Principal 8 Metal Bourdon 8 Soft Bourdon (Ant.) 4 Principal 4 Bourdon 2 Bourdon 2 Principal II Mixture II Mixture IV Harmonics 16 Tubasson 8 Tuba 4 Clarion 32 Bombarde 16 Bombarde Console designed by John Binsfeld, built by Austin Organs in 1967, containing 7 divisions, 4 manuals, 126 drawknobs, 33 couplers, and 110 controls. [Received from Thomas M Langley 2012-04-04.]