The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Carnegie Free Library, North Side
Pittsburgh: Allegheny, Pennsylvania

OHS Database ID 22890.


Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 19, 2006.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 52 stops. 63 registers. 59 ranks. 3848 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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:
    Relocated to St. John the Baptist RC, Canton, Ohio and incorporated with relocated #221; one chest in relocated #467. (Database Manager. January 19, 2006)

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  • Stoplist from Aeolian-Skinner Archives web site and The Tracker, Vol. 53, No. 4, Fall 2009
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Carnegie Free Library - North Side (Allegheny)
    
    SKinner Organ Company   Opus 452   1923        4 manuals, 52 stops, 59 ranks
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              GREAT ORGAN (6" wind)                  SWELL ORGAN (6" wind)
          16' Bourdon             5 PED          16' Bourdon            73
           8' First Diapason     61 *             8' Diapason           73
           8' Second Diapason    61 *             8' Claribel Flute     73
           8' Doppel Flöte       61               8' Gedeckt            73
           8' Waldflöte          61               8' Salicional         73
           8' Erzähler           61 *             8' Voix Celeste       73
           4' Octave             61 *             8' Spitzflöte         73
           4' Hohlflöte          61               8' Flute Celeste      73
       2 2/3' Twelfth            61               4' Octave             73
           2' Fifteenth          61               4' Flute Harmonique   73
          IV  Mixture           244               2' Flautino           61
           8' Trumpet            61               V  Cornet            305
              Tremolo                            16' Fagotto            73
           8' Harp               --               8' Cornopean          73
           4' Celesta            61 bars          8' Oboe               73
              Chimes             EC               8' Vox Humana         73
              * unenclosed                        4' Clarion            73
                                                     Tremolo
              CHOIR ORGAN (5" wind)
           8' Diapason           73                  SOLO ORGAN (7½" wind)
           8' Concert Flute      73               8' Grossgedeckt       73
           8' Dolce              73               8' Viola da Gamba     73
           8' Unda Maris         73               8' Viole Celeste      73
           4' Flute d'Amour      73               4' Hohlpfeife         73
       2 2/3' Nazard             61               8' Tuba Mirabilis     73
           2' Piccolo            61               8' French Horn        73
       1 3/5' Tierce             61               8' Orchestral Oboe    73
       1 1/7' Septième           61                  Tremolo
           8' Cor Anglais        73
           8' Clarinet           73                  PEDAL ORGAN (5" wind)
              Tremolo                            32' Bourdon            32
           8' Harp               GT              16' Diapason           32
           4' Celesta            GT              16' Violone            32
                                                 16' Bourdon            12
              ECHO ORGAN (5" wind)               16' Gedeckt            SW
           8' Rohrflöte          73               8' Octave             12
           8' Viole Sourdine     pf               8' Violoncello        12
           8' Vox Angelica       pf               8' Bourdon            12
           4' Fern Flute         pf               8' Gedeckt            SW
           8' Vox Humana         73           5 1/3' Quint (Bourdon)    --
              Tremolo                             4' Flute              12
              Chimes             25 tubes        16' Trombone           32
                                                 16' Fagotto            SW
                                                  8' Tromba             12
                                                     Chimes             EC
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-10-27]