The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

Lang Concert Hall

OHS Database ID 1471.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 17, 2012.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 32 stops. 33 registers. 44 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Non-traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. Flat radiating pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.


  • Updated through online information from Jeffrey Shaull. (Database Manager. August 17, 2012)

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Organ Case. Photograph by Adam Dieffenbach 2019-04-09

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  • Stoplist copied from The American Organist September 1975
           Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
           Swarthmore College
           Lang Concert Hall
           Holtkamp   Job 1912   1975   3/44
           GREAT                  POSITIV
       16' Pommer              8' Copula
        8' Principal           4' Prestant
        8' Gedackt             4' Rohrflöte
        4' Octave          2 2/3' Nazard
        4' Spitzflöte          2' Doublette
        2' Superoctave     1 3/5' Tierce
       II  Sesquialtera      III  Scharf
       IV  Mixture             8' Cromorne
        8' Trumpet
           SWELL                  PEDAL
        8' Rohrflöte          16' Principal
        8' Gamba              16' Pommer GT
        8' Voix Celeste        8' Octave
        4' Bourdon             8' Flute
        2' Gemshorn           IV  Rauschbass
    1 1/3' Larigot            16' Posaune
       IV  Fourniture          8' Trumpet
        4' Clarion             4' Schalmey
    [Received from Jeff Scofield January 10, 2016]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The American Organist September 1975 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.