The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Hope College
Holland, Michigan 49423

Dimnent Memorial Chapel

OHS Database ID 23510.

Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 395, 2010-11-09.


Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 21, 2010.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 53 stops. 41 registers. 48 ranks. 3206 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. 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: Contract #732 - E for Echo also signed in 1928; extant; Great mixture altered in 1964 by Roger E. Davis; overhauled by George Price in 1963. (Database Manager. May 8, 2006)
  • Restoration by Thompson-Allen Co., 2006 (James Cook. January 31, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma -- The Great, Choir, and Pedal divisions are located in the chambers to the left, the Swell division is located in the chamber to the right, and the Solo division is located in a chamber above the proscenium arch. The Echo section and the chimes are located in a chamber which opens in the southwest corner of the gallery. (Database Manager. June 21, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma. (Database Manager. May 6, 2010)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Kinzey, Allen. "Citation," The Tracker (Volume 55 No.1, pp. 46-47). [Photographs, description, stoplist]

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Photographs

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Chapel Exterior. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2011-06-29
Console, Left Chamber Grilles, and Stained Glass Window. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-05-05
Console. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-05-05
Console. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-05-05
Chapel Interior. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-05-05
Console, Chamber Grilles, and Chancel Area. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-05-05
Chancel Stained Glass Window. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-05-05
Balcony, Echo Chamber Grille, and Rose Window. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-05-05
Nameplate. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-06-25
Chapel Exterior. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2016-05-24
Chapel Exterior. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2016-05-24

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Stoplist

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Holland, Michigan
    Hope College - Dimnent Chapel
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 732   1928           4 manuals, 41 stops, 48 ranks
    _______________________________________________________________________________
    
              GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
          16' Bourdon               5 PED          8' Diapason             73
           8' First Diapason       61              8' Rohrflöte            73
           8' Second Diapason      61              8' Salicional           73
           8' Flute Harmonique     61 *            8' Voix Celeste         73
           4' Principal            61              8' Flauto Dolce         73
           4' Flute                61              8' Flute Celeste (TC)   61
           2' Fifteenth            61              4' Octave               73
          IV  Mixture             244              4' Flute Triangulaire   73
           8' Tuba                 61              V  Mixture             305
           4' Clarion              61             16' Waldhorn             73
              Chimes               EC              8' Trumpet              73
                                                   8' Oboe                 73
              CHOIR ORGAN                          8' Vox Humana           73
          16' Dulciana             pf              4' Clarion              73
           8' Geigen               73                 Tremolo
           8' Concert Flute        73
           8' Dulciana             73                 PEDAL ORGAN
           8' Unda Maris (TC)      61             32' Diapason (resultant) -- 
           4' Flute                73             16' Diapason             32
       2 2/3' Nazard               61             16' Bourdon              32
           8' Heckelphone          73             16' Dulciana             CH pf
              Tremolo                              8' Octave               12
           8' Harp (TC)            --              8' Gedeckt              12
           4' Celesta              61 bars         4' Flute                12
                                                  16' Trombone             32
              SOLO ORGAN                           8' Tromba               12
           8' Gamba                73              4' Clarion              12
           8' Gamba Celeste        73                 Chimes               EC
           8' Tuba Mirabilis       73
           8' French Horn          73
              Tremolo
    
              ECHO ORGAN
           8' Diapason             73
           8' Fernflöte            73
           8' Tromba               73
           8' Vox Humana           73
              Tremolo
              Chimes               25 tubes
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-07-07]
    
    
  • Click Here From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.
  • Stoplist taken from the console and rededication program
    Holland, Michigan
    HOPE COLLEGE
    DIMNENT MEMORIAL CHAPEL
    
    Skinner Organ Company    Opus 732    48 ranks    1928
    ____________________________________________________________________
    
    GREAT:                                SWELL: (under expression)
    Manual II                             Manual III
       16' Bourdon [PD] 17                   8' Diapason 73
        8' First Diapason 61                 8' Rohrfloete 73
        8' Second Diapason 61                8' Flauto Dolce 73
        8' Flute Harmonique 61               8' Flute Celeste 61
        4' Principal 61                      8' Salicional 73
        4' Flute 61                          8' Voix Celeste 73
        2' Fifteenth 61                      4' Octave 73
       IV  Mixture 244                       4' Flute Triangulaire 73
        8' Tuba 61                           V  Mixture 305
        4' Clarion 61                       16' Waldhorn 73
           Chimes [ECHO]                     8' Trumpet 73
                                             8' Oboe 73
    CHOIR: (under expression)                8' Vox Humana 73
    Manual I                                 4' Clarion 73
        8' Geigen 73                            Tremolo
        8' Concert Flute 73                     Unison Off
        8' Dulciana 73    
        8' Unda Maris [TC] 61             SOLO: (under expression)
        4' Flute 73                       Manual IV 
    2 2/3' Nazard 61                         8' Gamba 73
        8' English Horn 73                   8' Gamba Celeste 73
        8' Harp 61 bars & resonators         8' French Horn 73
        4' Celesta                           8' Tuba Mirabilis 73
           Tremolo                              Tremolo
           Blank Drawknob 
                                          ECHO: (under expression)
    PEDAL:                                Manual IV
       32' Diapason [lowest 12 result.]      8' Diapason 73
       16' Diapason 32                       8' Fernfloete 73
       16' Bourdon 32                        8' Vox Humana 73
        8' Octave 12                         8' Tromba 73
        8' Gedeckt 12                           Chimes 25 tubular bells
        4' Flute 12                             Tremolo
       16' Trombone 32
        8' Tromba 12
        4' Clarion 12
           Chimes [ECHO]
           Blank Drawknob
    
    [Received on line from Chad Boorsma May 06, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from the console and rededication program Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.