The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Sixth Church of Christ, Scientist
Detroit, Michigan

OHS Database ID 25616.

Status and Condition

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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 20 stops. 22 registers. 21 ranks. 1403 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 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:
    Harp added in 1940, #982-A; extant; unaltered. (Database Manager. March 16, 2007)

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Detroit, Michigan
    Sixth Church of Christ, Scientist
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 982   1938   3 manuals, 20 stops, 21 ranks
               GREAT ORGAN                              SWELL ORGAN
            8' Open Diapason       61                8' Geigen Diapason     73
            8' Harmonic Flute      61                8' Rohrflöte           73
            8' Erzähler            61                8' Salicional          73
            4' Octave              61                8' Voix Celeste        73
           II  Grave Mixture      122                4' Flute               73
                                                     8' Trumpet             73
               CHOIR ORGAN                           8' Oboe                73
            8' Viola               73                8' Vox Humana          73
            8' Concert Flute       73                   Tremolo
            8' Dulciana            73
            4' Orchestral Flute    73                   PEDAL ORGAN
            8' Clarinet            73               16' Open Diapason       32
               Tremolo                              16' Bourdon             32
               Harp                61 bars *         8' Octave              12
                                                     8' Flute               12
            *  added 1940 as Op. 982-A                  Chimes              GT
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-07-03]
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