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Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church
1627 Monument Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23220

OHS Database ID 22648.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 7, 2006.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 33 stops. 41 registers. 35 ranks. 2245 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 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:
    Later altered and rebuilt several times. (Database Manager. January 7, 2006)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: The Organ in Richmond by Donald R. Traser, OHS 2001.
    Richmond, Virginia
    Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 366   1922           4 manuals, 37 stops, 39 ranks
              GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
          16' Bourdon              17 PED         16' Bourdon              73
           8' First Diapason       61              8' Diapason             73
           8' Second Diapason      61              8' Gedeckt              73
           8' Claribel Flute       61              8' Salicional           73
           8' Erzähler             61              8' Voix Celeste         73
           4' Octave               61              8' Flauto Dolce         73
           4' Flute                61              8' Flute Celeste (TC)   61
              Chimes               25 tubes        4' Flute                73
                                                   2' Flautino             61
              CHOIR ORGAN                        III  Solo Mixture        183
           8' Diapason             61              8' Cornopean            73
           8' Concert Flute        61              8' Flügel Horn          73
           8' Dulciana             61              8' Vox Humana           73
           4' Flute                61                 Tremolo
           2' Piccolo              61
           8' Clarinet             61                 PEDAL ORGAN
              Tremolo                             32' Diapason (resultant) --
           8' Harp (TC)            --             16' Diapason             32
           4' Celesta              61 bars        16' Bourdon              32
                                                  16' Echo Bourdon         SW
              SOLO ORGAN                           8' Octave               12
           8' Gamba                73              8' Gedeckt              12
           8' Gamba Celeste        73              8' Still Gedeckt        SW
           8' Tuba Mirabilis       73              4' Flute                12
           8' French Horn          73             16' Trombone             32
           8' English Horn         73              8' Tromba               12
              Tremolo                                 Chimes               GT
              ECHO ORGAN (Added 1925 as Op. 366-A)
           8' Rohrflute            73
           8' Erzähler             73
           4' Octave               61  **
          II  Grave Mixture       146  **
    ** Octave and Grave Mixture might have been what appeared in the Echo division
    in later years, but most likely they were originally a 4' Flute and an
    8' Vox Humana. Only four ranks were added in 1925, not five as shown in the stop
    list published in the book.
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-03-25]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: The Organ in Richmond by Donald R. Traser, OHS 2001. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.