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Bruton Parish Church, Episcopal
331 W. Duke of Gloucester St.
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

OHS Database ID 25572.

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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 March 12, 2007.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 62 stops. 73 registers. 82 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 2 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:
    Additions in 1964 (Database Manager. March 12, 2007)

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Church interior. Postcard in collection of Jeff Scofield
Church exterior. Postcard in collection of Jeff Scofield
Antiphonal tonal opening - an open door. Photo from undocumented source

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Stoplist

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Williamsburg, Virginia
    Bruton Parish Church, Episcopal
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 968-B/C   1953/1964
    4 manuals, 73 registers, 62 stops, 82 ranks
    ____________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
         16' Quintaton           61              16' Gedeckt             12
          8' Principal           61               8' Viola Pomposa       73
          8' Bourdon             61               8' Viola Celeste       73
          4' Principal           61               8' Stopped Diapason    73
          4' Rohrflöte           61               8' Erzähler            73
      2 2/3' Quint               61               8' Erz. Celeste (TC)   61
          2' Super Octave        61               4' Prestant            73
         IV  Mixture            244               4' Fugara              pf
        III  Cymbel             183               4' Flute Harmonique    73
             Chimes          ANT-EC               2' Octavin             61
                                              IV-VI  Plein Jeu          270
             CHOIR ORGAN                         16' Bombarde            73
          8' Viole de Gambe      73               8' Trompette           73
          8' Viole Celeste       pf               8' English Horn        73
          8' Rohrflöte           73               4' Clairon             73
          8' Dulciana            73                  Tremulant
          8' Unda Maris (TC)     61
          4' Nachthorn           73                  PEDAL ORGAN
      2 2/3' Nazard              61              16' Contre Basse        32
          2' Blockflöte          61              16' Bourdon             32
      1 3/5' Tierce              61              16' Gemshorn            32
          8' Clarinet            73              16' Quintaton           GT
             Tremulant                           16' Gedeckt             SW
                                                  8' Principal           12
             POSITIV ORGAN                        8' Gemshorn            12
          8' Nason Flute         61               8' Flute               12
          4' Koppelflöte         61               4' Choralbass          32
      2 2/3' Nazat               61               4' Nachthorn           32
          2' Italian Principal   61               4' Gemshorn            12
      1 3/5' Terz                61               2' Blockflöte          32
      1 1/3' Larigot             61              IV  Mixture            128 a
          1' Sifflöte            61              32' Contra Fagotto (SW) 12
        III  Zimbel             183              16' Bombarde            32
          8' Cromorne            61              16' Bombarde            SW
                                                  8' Trompette           12
             ANTIPHONAL-ECHO ORGAN                4' Clairon             12
          8' Bourdon             61                  Chimes          ANT-EC
          8' Flute Celeste       pf
          4' Principal           61                  SAMUEL GREEN ORGAN
        III  Plein Jeu          183               8' Diapason            54 b
          8' Trompette Harm.     61               8' Stopped Diapason    58 c
          8' Cor de Nuit         61               8' Dulciana (treble)   30
          8' Viole Celeste II   122               4' Principal           58 c
          8' Vox Humana          61               4' Flute               58
             Tremulant                            2' Fifteenth           58
             Chimes              25 tubes       III  Cornet             174 d
    
             ANTIPHONAL-ECHO PEDAL                
         16' Bourdon             pf
    
          a  recompositioned in 1964 as Op. 968-C)
          b  1-12 derived
          c  divided 28B/30T
          d  divided 28B/30T
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-03-22]
    
    
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