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Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Memorial Church

OHS Database ID 24675.


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 November 16, 2006.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 90 stops. 104 registers. 123 ranks. 7566 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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:
    Gallery organ #886-A - new remote combination action to replace original AEolian remote action; replaced by 4/75 C.B. Fisk, #46 in 1967; relocated (after two transcontinental round trips) and rebuilt for First Baptist, Bakersfield, California, by Robert Turner as a 4/133 in 1985. (Database Manager. November 16, 2006)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: from Allen Kinzey
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Harvard University - Memorial Church
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 886   1932   4 manuals, 90 stops, 123 ranks
    __________________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN                                SWELL ORGAN
         32' Violone                -- pf           16' Contra Geigen          73
         16' Diapason               61              16' Double Melodia         73
         16' Bourdon                61               8' Diapason               73
     10 2/3' Double Quint           -- pf            8' Geigen                 73
          8' First Diapason         61               8' Salicional             73
          8' Second Diapason        61               8' Voix Celeste           73
          8' Third Diapason         61               8' Claribel Flute         73
          8' Gemshorn               61               8' Flute a Cheminee       73
          8' Viola                  -- pf            8' Melodia                73
          8' Flute Harmonique       61               8' Flute Celeste          73
          8' Stopped Diapason       61               8' Aeoline                73
      5 1/3' Quint                  61               8' Unda Maris (TC)        61
          4' Octave                 61           5 1/3' Quint Flöte            73
          4' Principal              61               4' Octave                 73
          4' Flute Couverte         61               4' Viola                  73
      3 1/5' Grosse Tierce          61               4' Flute Triangulaire     73
      2 2/3' Octave Quint           61           2 2/3' Nazard                 61
      2 2/7' Gross Septième         -- pf            2' Octavin                61
          2' Super Octave           61                  Mixture IV            244
          2' Fifteenth              -- pf               Plein Jeu VIII        488
             Harmonics VI          366              16' Double Trumpet         73
             Fourniture V          305               8' Trumpet                73
         16' Double Trumpet         61               8' Cornopean              73
          8' Tromba                 -- pf            8' Oboe                   73
          8' Trumpet                61               8' Vox Humana             -- pf
          4' Clarion                61               4' Clarion                73
                                                        Tremulant
             CHOIR ORGAN
         16' Contra Dulciana        73                  PEDAL ORGAN
         16' Lieblich Gedeckt       73              32' Open Wood              44
          8' Diapason               73              32' Soubasse               44
          8' Viola                  73              32' Violone (Gt)           -- pf
          8' Dulcet II             146          21 1/3' Double Quint           -- pf
          8' Erzähler               73              16' Open Wood (fr. 32')    --
          8' Erzähler Celeste (TC)  61              16' Diapason               44
          8' Concert Flute          73              16' Contre Basse           32
          8' Lieblich Gedeckt       73              16' Bourdon (fr. Soubasse) --
          4' Octave                 73              16' Dulciana (Ch)          --
          4' Viola                  73              16' Violone (Gt)           -- pf
          4' Lieblichflöte          73              16' Geigen (Sw)            --
      2 2/3' Nazard                 61              16' Lieblich Bourdon (Ch)  --
          2' Flautino               61          10 2/3' Quint                  -- pf
      1 3/5' Tierce                 61               8' Octave (fr. Diap)      --
      1 1/3' Larigot                61               8' Principal              32
          1' Piccolo                61               8' Cello (Gt)             -- pf
             Sesquialtera V        305               8' Flute                  56
         16' Contra Fagotto         73               8' Octave Geigen (Sw)     --
          8' Trompette              73               8' Lieblich Gedeckt (Ch)  --
          8' Corni di Bassetto      73           6 2/3' Tierce                 -- pf
          8' Corno d'Amour          73           5 1/3' Octave Quint           24
          4' Clarion                73               4' Super Octave           32
             Tremulant                               4' Flute (fr. 8')         --
                                                     4' Lieblichflöte (Ch)     --
             SOLO ORGAN                              2' Waldflöte                 pf
          8' Diapason               73                  Harmonics V           160
          8' Major Flute            73              32' Bombarde               44
          8' Gamba                  -- pf           16' Trombone               32
          8' Gamba Celeste          -- pf           16' Bombarde (fr. 32')     --
          4' Octave                 73              16' Posaune (So)           --
          4' Orchestral Flute       -- pf           16' Trumpet (Sw)           --
          8' French Horn            73               8' Tromba                 32
          8' English Horn           -- pf            8' Trumpet (Sw)           --
             Grande Fourniture VII 427               4' Clarion                32
         16' Posauna                73               2' Clarino                -- pf
          8' Tuba                   73
      5 1/3' Quint Horn             73
          4' Tuba Clarion           73
          8' Trompette en Chamade   -- pf
          4' Clairon en Chamade     -- pf
             Tremulant                              pf = prepared-for
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2018-07-19]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: from Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.