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St. Paul's Episcopal Church
25 Westminster Road
Rochester, New York 14607

OHS Database ID 23355.

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Awards

OHS Convention Organ, 2018.


Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 31, 2011.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 55 stops. 69 registers. 68 ranks. 4584 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons.

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:
    Extant; new Swell reeds by Schlicker; few other minor alterations; some ranks replaced but original pipes carefully stored in building. (Database Manager. April 18, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- The church has committed to restoring the organ in 2009-2010 (information from an article in the "Rochester City Newspaper" dated April 29, 2009) (Database Manager. May 4, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Parsons Organ company is in process of reinstalling the instrument (online article from TWEAN News Channel of Rochester dated 8/03/11). Organ is being restored by Parsons In conjunction with: A. Thompson-Allen Co. LLC, Broome & Co. LLC, and Jonathan Ambrosino. (per Parsons Organ website, accessed 8/29/11) (Database Manager. August 31, 2011)

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  • Stoplist from The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Rochester, New York
    St. Paul's Episcopal Church
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 655   1927          4 manuals, 55 stops, 68 ranks
    ______________________________________________________________________________
    
              GREAT ORGAN                            SWELL ORGAN
          16' Bourdon             17 PED         16' Bourdon             73
           8' First Diapason      61              8' Diapason            73
           8' Second Diapason     61              8' Rohrflöte           73
           8' Doppel Flute        61              8' Salicional          73
           8' Erzähler            61              8' Voix Celeste        73
           4' Octave              61              8' Aeoline             73
           4' Flute               61              8' Unda Maris          73
           2' Fifteenth           61              4' Octave              73
           V  Mixture            305              4' Flute Triangulaire  73
          16' Ophicleide          73 (a)          2' Flautino            61
           8' Tromba              73 (a)          V  Cornet             305
           4' Clarion             73 (a)          V  Mixture            305
              Chimes              EC             16' Waldhorn            73
                                                  8' Cornopean           73
              CHOIR ORGAN                         8' Corno d'Amour       73
          16' Dulciana            73              8' Vox Humana          73
           8' Concert Flute       73              4' Clarion             73
           8' Gemshorn            73                 Tremolo
           8' Dulcet II          146
           4' Harmonic Flute      73                 ECHO ORGAN
       2 2/3' Nazard              61              8' Viole Aetheria      61
           2' Piccolo             61              8' Viole Celeste       61
           8' Clarinet            73              8' Still Gedeckt       61
           8' Orchestral Oboe     73              4' Echo Flute          61
              Tremolo                             8' Vox Humana          61
           8' Harp (TC)           --                 Tremolo
           4' Celesta             61 bars
                                                     PEDAL ORGAN
              PROCESSIONAL ORGAN     (b)         32' Contra Bourdon       7 (c)
           8' Diapason            61             16' Diapason            32
                                                 16' Bourdon             32
              SOLO ORGAN                         16' Violone             32
           8' Stentorphone        73             16' Dulciana            CH
           8' Flauto Mirabilis    73             16' Echo Bourdon        SW
           8' Violoncello         73         10 2/3' Quint               --
           8' Cello Celeste       73              8' Flute (ext. Diap.)  12
           8' Tuba Mirabilis      73              8' Gedeckt (ext. Bdn.) 12
           8' French Horn         73              8' Cello (ext. Vln.)   12
           8' English Horn        73              8' Still Gedeckt       SW
           8' Musette             73              4' Flute (ext. Bdn.)   12
              Tremolo                            32' Bombarde            32
              Chimes (in Echo)    25 tubes       16' Trombone            12
                                                 16' Waldhorn            SW
                                                  8' Tromba              12
                                                  4' Clarion             12
                                                     Chimes              EC
          (a) enclosed in Choir
          (b) playable on Choir
          (c) 1-5 resulant with Diapason
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-01-14]
    
    
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