The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Carnegie Music Hall
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

OHS Database ID 22358.


Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 19, 2018.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 87 stops. 106 registers. 108 ranks. 7324 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Replaced #180, retaining ca. 30 ranks. [see #907] (Database Manager. December 23, 2005)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: from The American Organist, October 1918
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Carnegie Institute - Music Hall
    
    The Ernest M. Skinner Co.   Opus 270   1917           4 manuals, 87 stops, 108 ranks
    ____________________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN (6" wind)                      SWELL ORGAN (6" wind)
         16' Double Diapason          61            16' Bourdon                  73
          8' First Diapason           61             8' First Diapason           73
          8' Second Diapason          61             8' Second Diapason          73
          8' Third Diapason           61             8' Quintadena               73
          8' Fourth Diapason          61             8' Stopped Diapason         73
          8' Doppel Flute             61             8' Claribel Flute           73
          8' Gross Flute              61*            8' Viol d'Orchestre         73
          8' Wald Flute               61*            8' Voix Celeste III        219
          8' Philomela                61             8' String Choir VI         438**
          8' Erzähler                 61             8' Spitzflöte               73
          4' Octave                   61             8' Flute Celeste            73
          4' Flute Harmonique         61*            4' Octave                   73
          4' Gemshorn                 61             4' Flute Harmonique         73
             Twelfth-Fifteenth II    122             4' Violetta                 73
             Mixture V               305             4' Dolce Celestis II       146
         16' Ophicleide               61*            2' Flageolet                61
          8' Tromba                   61*               Sesquialtera V          365
          4' Clarion                  61*               Dolce Mixture III       219
          8' Celesta Sub (Ch)                       16' Contra Fagotto           73
          4' Celesta (Ch)                            8' Cornopean                73
             Chimes (Ec)                             8' Oboe                     73
             Clavier (Steinway)                      8' Vox Humana               73
             * enclosed                              4' Clarion                  73
                                                        Tremolo
             CHOIR ORGAN (6" wind)                      ** in separate box
         16' Contra Gamba             73
          8' Diapason                 73                ECHO ORGAN (6" wind)
          8' Concert Flute            73            16' Dulciana                 73
          8' Flute Celeste            73             8' Cor de Nuit              73
          8' Viola                    73             8' Lieblich Gedeckt         85
          8' Dolce                    73             8' Viol Sordino             73
          8' Unda Maris               73             8' Vox Angelica             73
          8' Dulcet II               146             4' Flute Harmonique         73
          8' String Choir (Sw)        --                String Mixture III      219
          4' Gemshorn                 73             8' Vox Humana               73
          4' Flute d'Amour            73                Tremolo
          2' Piccolo                  61                Cathedral Chimes         25 tubes
         16' Double English Horn      73
          8' Bassoon                  73                PEDAL ORGAN (6" wind)
          8' Clarinet                 73            32' Double Diapason          68
          8' Hautbois                 73            32' Contra Bourdon           56
          8' Orchestral Oboe          73            16' First Diapason (fr. 32') --
          8' Solo Vox Humana          73            16' Second Diapason          32
             Tremolo                                16' Bourdon (fr. 32')        --
          8' Celesta Sub (TC)         --            16' Violone                  44
          4' Celesta                  61 bars       16' Contra Gamba (Ch)        --
                                                    16' Dulciana (Ec)            --
             SOLO ORGAN (6", 10", 18" wind)     10 2/3' Quinte (fr. Bdn)         --
          8' Diapason                 73             8' Octave (fr. Dbl Diap)    --
          8' Stentorphone             73             8' Flute (fr. Bdn)          --
          8' Grossgedeckt             73             8' Violoncello (fr. Vln)    --
          8' Orchestral Flute         73             8' Still Gedeckt (Sw)       --
          8' Gross Gamba              73             4' Principal (fr. Dbl Diap) --
          8' Gamba Celeste            73            32' Bombarde                 68
          8' String Choir (Sw)        --            16' Trombone (fr. Bombd)     --
          4' Octave                   73            16' Ophicleide (Gt)          --
          4' Hohlpfeife               73            16' Contra Fagotto (Sw)      --
         16' Trombone                 73             8' Tromba (fr. Bombd)       --
         16' Double English Horn (Ch) --             4' Clarion (fr. Bombd)      --
          8' Tuba Mirabilis           73            32' Clavier (Gt)
          8' Tuba Minor               73            16' Clavier (Gt)
          8' Trumpet                  73            
          8' French Horn              73
          8' Cor Anglais              73
          8' Orchestral Oboe (Ch)     --
          8' Corno di Bassetto        73
          4' Tuba Clarion             73
             Tremolo
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2018-07-19]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: from The American Organist, October 1918 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.