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St. Andrew Episcopal Cathedral
Queen Emma Square
Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii 96813

OHS Database ID 24421.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 7, 2017.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 51 stops. 69 registers. 72 ranks. 4174 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. 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

  • Updated 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 1912 Hillgreen, Lane, #312; minor tonal changes by Terrence Schoenstein and John McCreary; four E. M. Skinner reeds added and console replaced by Colby; extant; Aeolian-Skinner console for sale in 1994. (Database Manager. October 28, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from John McCreary, Canon Organist Emeritus. -- I personally added two stops and built the chests for them: An EMS Vox Humana from a residence organ in Washington DC, and a Rohrflute, borrowed from the Great and placed in the Choir. I put an 8' Harmonic Flute where the Rohrflute was on the Great. Balcom and Vaughan added an the following EMS stops from All Souls Unitarian In Washington, DC: French Horn, English Horn, Orchestral Oboe. In the mid 90s, Bob Walker added a complete Solo division, a Grande Choeur, additions to the Swell, Choir Pedal and Antiphonal. -- Swell, Choir and Solo have 68 note chests (Database Manager. June 28, 2008)
  • Updated through on-line information from Samuel Lam. -- The organ now has 76 pipe ranks and 26 sampled ranks provided by Walker Technical Company for a total equivalent of 102 ranks. A new console by Roger Colby Co. was provided in 1997. There are 7 divisions spread over 4 manuals and pedal. (Database Manager. November 11, 2008)
  • Updated through information from Kerry Johnston. -- The original four-manual console was purchased by First United Methodist Church, Springdale, AR, in 2005 from R. A. Colby Company of Johnson City, TN. The console was rebuilt by Range Organ Company of Mesquite, TX, and installed in FUMC in September of 2005. (Database Manager. May 18, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Robert Rodman. -- A thrilling organ to listen to and sing with. (James Cook. March 29, 2010)
  • Organ in regular use. (Database Manager. August 8, 2012)

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Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1960s)

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, Episcopal
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1358   1957   4 manuals, 51 stops, 72 ranks
    __________________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN (II)                            SWELL ORGAN (III)
         16' Violone               61                16' Lieblich Gedeckt      68
          8' Principal             61                 8' Geigen Principal      68
          8' Bourdon               61                 8' Viole de Gambe        68
          8' Spitzflöte            61                 8' Viole Celeste         68
          4' Octave                61                 8' Rohrflöte             12
          4' Rohrflöte             61                 8' Flute Celeste II     124
      2 2/3' Twelfth               61                 4' Prestant              68
          2' Fifteenth             61                 4' Flute Harmonique      68
         IV  Fourniture           244                 2' Octavin               61
        III  Scharf               183                II  Sesquialtera         122
          8' Trompette Harmonique  PO                IV  Plein Jeu            244
          4' Clairon Harmonique    PO               III  Acuta                183
                                                     16' Fagotto               68
             CHOIR ORGAN (I)                          8' Trompette             68
         16' Quintade              68                 8' Fagotto               12
          8' Flute Ouverte         68                 4' Clairon               68
          8' Viola Pomposa         68                    Tremulant
          8' Viola Celeste         68
          8' Dolcan                68                    PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Dolcan Celeste (TC)   56                32' Resultant             --
          4' Fugara                68                16' Contre Basse          32
          2' Blockflöte            61                16' Bourdon               32
          8' Cromorne              68                16' Violone               GT
          4' Rohrschalmei          68                16' Quintaton             CH
             Tremulant                               16' Lieblich Gedeckt      SW
                                                      8' Octave                32
             POSITIV ORGAN (IV)                       8' Violone               GT
          8' Nasonflöte            61                 8' Rohrflöte             SW
          4' Koppelflöte           61             5 1/3' Quint                 32
          2' Oktav                 61                 4' Choralbass            32
      1 1/3' Nasat                 61                 4' Gedeckt               SW
          1' Sifflöte              61                IV  Fourniture           128
        III  Zimbel               183                32' Contra Fagotto        12 SW
          8' Trompette Harmonique  61                16' Posaune               32
          4' Clairon Harmonique    12                16' Fagotto               SW
                                                      8' Trumpet               12
             ANTIPHONAL ORGAN (IV)                    8' Cromorne              CH
          8' Pommergedackt         61                 4' Clarion               12
          4' Montre                61                 4' Cromorne              CH
      III-V  Plein Jeu            257
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-06-07]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.