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St. John's Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square
1525 H Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20005

OHS Database ID 23349.

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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 April 18, 2006.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 43 stops. 53 registers. 50 ranks. 2985 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:
    Replaced by E. M. Skinner & Son in 1941. (Database Manager. April 18, 2006)

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: from The Diapason, May 1928
    Washington, District of Columbia
    St. John's Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 653   1927        4 manuals, 43 stops, 50 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' Waldflöte           61               8' Salicional          73
          4' Octave              61               8' Voix Celeste        73
          4' Flute               61               8' Flute Celeste II   134
          2' Fifteenth           61               4' Octave              73
        III  Mixture            183               4' Flute Triangulaire  73
          8' Tromba              61               2' Piccolo             61
                                                  V  Mixture            305
             CHOIR ORGAN                         16' Waldhorn            73
         16' Dulciana            73               8' Cornopean           73
          8' Gamba               73               8' Oboe                73
          8' Concert Flute       73               8' Vox Humana          73
          8' Dulciana            73               4' Clarion             73
          4' Gemshorn            73                  Tremolo
          4' Flute Harmonique    73
      2 2/3' Nazard              61                  PEDAL ORGAN
          2' Fifteenth           61              32' Diapason (resultant)
      1 3/5' Tierce              61              16' Major Bass          32
      1 1/7' Septieme            61              16' Bourdon             32
          8' Clarinet            73              16' Echo Lieblich       SW
             Tremolo                             16' Dulciana            CH
          8' Harp (TC)           --               8' Octave              12
          4' Celesta             61 bars          8' Gedeckt             12
                                                  8' Cello               SO
             SOLO ORGAN                           8' Still Gedeckt       SW
          8' Gamba               73               4' Flute               12
          8' Gamba Celeste       73              16' Trombone            32
          4' Orchestral Flute    73              16' Waldhorn            SW
          8' Tuba                73               8' Tromba              12
          8' French Horn         73
          8' English Horn        73
             Tremolo               
             Chimes              25 tubes
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-09-27]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: from The Diapason, May 1928 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.