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Rollins College
1000 Holt Avenue
Winter Park, Florida 32789

Knowles Memorial Chapel

OHS Database ID 23711.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 28, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 50 stops. 59 registers. 69 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. 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:
    Rebuild and enlargement of E. M. Skinner Opus 858 (1930), previously enlarged in 1956, 1957, and 1963. (Database Manager. May 16, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ rebuilt by Randall Dyer & Associates in 2002. (Database Manager. January 28, 2012)

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Photographs

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Chapel Exterior. Photograph by Stephen Hall 2008-06-15
Skinner Pipe Facade and Positiv Pipe Display. Photograph by Stephen Hall 2008-06-15
Chapel Interior and Chancel. Photograph by Stephen Hall 2008-06-15
Positiv Pipe Display. Photograph by Stephen Hall 2008-06-15
Chapel exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1993-07-08
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1993-07-07

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Stoplist

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Winter Park, Florida
    Rollins College - Knowles Memorial Chapel
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.  Opus 858-ABCD  1956-64  3 manuals, 50 stops, 69 ranks
    ______________________________________________________________________________________
    
                GREAT ORGAN                                SWELL ORGAN
            16' Quintaton            61                16' Gedeckt              73
             8' Principal            61 a               8' Rohrflöte            73
             8' Bourdon              61                 8' Viola Pomposa        73
             8' Erzähler             61                 8' Viola Celeste        73
             4' Octave               61 a               4' Prestant             73
             4' Rohrflöte            61                 4' Flute Triangulaire   73
         2 2/3' Quint                61 a               2' Super Octave         61 b
             2' Super Octave         61 a                  Sesquialtera II     122 c
          IV-V  Mixture             268                    Plein Jeu III-IV    226
                Chimes                                     Acuta III           183 c
                                                       16' Bombarde             73 d
                CHOIR ORGAN                             8' Trompette            73 b
             8' Cor de Nuit          73                 8' Flugel Horn          73
             8' Spitzflöte           73                 8' Vox Humana           61
             8' Flute Celeste (TC)   61                 4' Clairon              73 e
             4' Spitz Principal      61                    Tremulant
         2 2/3' Nazard               61
             2' Blockflöte           61                    PEDAL ORGAN
         1 3/5' Tierce               61                32' Bourdon (resultant)  --
                Scharff IV          244                16' Principal            32
            16' Dulzian              73                16' Bourdon              32
             8' Cromorne             73                16' Violone              32
             4' Rohrschalmei         73                16' Quintaton            GT
                Tremulant                              16' Gedeckt              SW
                                                        8' Principal            32
                POSITIV ORGAN                           8' Spitzflöte           32 f
             8' Nason Flute          61                 8' Gedeckt              SW
             4' Koppelflöte          61                 4' Choralbass           32
             2' Principal            61                 4' Nachthorn            32 f
         1 1/3' Larigot              61                    Mixture IV          128
             1' Sifflöte             61                16' Posaune              32 f
                Cymbel IV           244                16' Bombarde             SW f
                                                       16' Dulzian              CH
                                                        8' Trompette            12 f
                                                        8' Cromorne             CH
                                                        4' Clairon              12 f
                                                        4' Rohrschalmei         CH
                                                           Chimes               GT
    
             a  replaced in 1964 as Opus 858-D
             b  orignally in 858-A Choir
             c  added 1963 as 858-C
             d  replaced original as 858-C
             e  revoiced as 858-C
             f  added as 858-D
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-06-18]
    
    
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