The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Harvard Club
Boston, Massachusetts

OHS Database ID 24640.


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 August 21, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 67 stops. 66 ranks. 3867 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. 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 on-line information from Wayne Johnson. (Database Manager. November 14, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from Wayne Johnson. (Database Manager. November 15, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from Wayne Johnson. (Database Manager. November 16, 2006)
  • Updated by Wayne Johnson, naming this as the source of information: “The Tracker” Volume 57, Number 4, Fall 2013. This organ appears in several text:
    “The Tracker” Volume 57, Number 4, Fall 2013
    “The Tracker” Volume 60, Number 1, Spring 2016
    “The Music News” Volume 13, Issue 1, January 7, 1921 (Thurlow Weed. August 21, 2019)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Console & Facade, ca. 1915.. Photograph in Church archives, courtesy of Wayne Johnson
Facade, ca. 1915.. Photograph in Church archives, courtesy of Wayne Johnson

Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.

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Stoplist

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  • Original document from Wayne Johnson.. Source: Stoplist Don Belben/files of Edward Gammons
    Boston, MA
    Harvard Club
    
    Organ by Kimball, Smallman & Frazee, Opus 16 (1913)
    
    CHOIR (expressive)
    Dulciana 16'            61 pipes
    Diapason 8'             61 pipes
    Concert Flute 8'        61 pipes
    Bourdon 8'              61 pipes
    Dulciana 8'             61 pipes
    Unda Maris 8'           61 pipes (full compass)
    Flute d'Amour 4'        61 pipes
    Violina 4'              61 pipes
    Piccolo 2'              61 pipes
    Clarinet 8'             61 pipes
    Tremolo
    
    GREAT
    Open Diapason 16'       61 pipes
    First Diapason 8'       61 pipes
    Second Diapason 8'      61 pipes
    Double Flute 8'         61 pipes
    Harmonic Flute 8'       61 pipes
    Gamba 8'                61 pipes
    Gemshorn 8'             61 pipes
    Octave 4'               61 pipes
    Harmonic Flute 4'       61 pipes
    Octave Quint 2 2/3'     61 pipes
    Fifteenth 2'            61 pipes
    Mixture IV             244 pipes
    Double Trumpet 16'      61 pipes
    Trumpet 8'              61 pipes
    Clarion 4'              61 pipes
    
    SWELL (expressive)
    Bourdon 16'             73 pipes
    Diapason 8'             73 pipes
    Harmonic Flute 8'       73 pipes
    Quintadena 8'           61 pipes
    Stopped Diapason 8'     73 pipes
    Salicional 8'           73 pipes
    Voix Celeste 8' (TC)    61 pipes
    Aeoline 8'              73 pipes
    Octave 4'               73 pipes
    Flauto Traverso 4'      73 pipes
    Violina 4'              73 pipes
    Dolce Cornet III       183 pipes
    Horn 16'                73 pipes
    Cornopean 8'            73 pipes
    Oboe 8'                 73 pipes
    Clarion 4'              73 pipes
    Vox Humana 8'           61 pipes
    Tremolo
    
    SOLO (expressive)
    Stentorphone 8'         61 pipes
    Grossflote 8'           61 pipes
    Gross Gamba 8'          61 pipes
    Gamba 8'                61 pipes
    Voix Celeste 8'         61 pipes (full compass)
    Flute 4'                61 pipes
    Tuba Mirabilis 8'       61 pipes
    Orchestral Oboe 8'      61 pipes
    
    PEDAL
    Double Diapason 32'     12 pipes (extension)
    First Diapason 16'      32 pipes
    Second Diapason 16'     32 pipes
    Violone 16'             32 pipes
    Bourdon 16'             12 pipes
    Lieblich Gedeckt 16'    Swell
    Dulciana 16'            Choir
    Quint 10 2/3'           from Bourdon
    Octave 8'               32 pipes
    Cello 8'                32 pipes
    Flute 8'                12 pipes (extension)
    Gedeckt 8'              32 pipes
    Super Octave 4'         32 pipes
    Contra Bombarde 32'     12 pipes (extension)
    Trombone 16'            32 pipes
    Tromba 8'               32 pipes
    Clarion 4'              32 pipes
    
    		
  • Click Here Original document from Wayne Johnson.. Source: Stoplist Don Belben/files of Edward Gammons Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.