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Wilson College
1015 Philadelphia Ave.
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201

Alumnae Chapel

OHS Database ID 33082.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
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 February 5, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 68 stops. 51 registers. 63 ranks. 4012 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. 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 from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. Dedicated January 15, 1938, in recital by Virgil Fox, the consultant. (The American Organist, June 1938, pages 205-207.) (Database Manager. February 26, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. February 5, 2012)

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Alumnae Chapel Interior. Photograph by Richard Elliott 2015-03-21

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist copied from The American Organist June 1938
            Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
            Wilson College
            Thomson Hall - Alumnae Chapel
    
            Möller   Op. 6583   1937   4/63
            ______________________________________________________
    
            GREAT                             SWELL
    
        16' Violone             61        16' Flute Conique     73
         8' Diapason            61         8' Diapason          73
         8' Harmonic Flute      61         8' Stopped Flute     73
         8' Bourdon             61         8' Salicional        73
         8' Gemshorn            61         8' Voix Celeste      64
         4' Octave              61         8' Flauto Dolce      73
         4' Flute Conique       61         8' Flute Celeste     73
     2 2/3' Quint               61         4' Principal         73
         2' Super Octave        61         4' Flute             73
     1 3/5' Tierce              61         2' Fifteenth         61
        IV  Fourniture         244        IV  Plein Jeu        244
         8' Trumpet             CH        16' Trumpet           73
            Super                          8' Trumpet           73
            Chimes              25         8' Oboe              73
            Harp                CH         8' Vox Humana        61
            Blank                          4' Clarion           73
                                              Tremulant
            SOLO                              Sub
                                              Unison Off
         8' Concert Flute       73            Super
         8' Quintadena          73            Harp              CH
         8' Quintadena Celeste  73            Harp Celesta      CH
         8' Gamba               73            Blank
         8' Gamba Celeste       73
         8' Tuba Mirabilis      73            CHOIR
         8' French Horn         73
         8' English Horn        73        16' Gamba             73
            Tremulant                      8' Geigen Principal  73
            Sub                            8' Concert Flute     73
            Unison Off                     8' Dulciana          73
            Super                          8' Unda Maris        73
            Chimes              GT         4' Rohrflöte         73
            Blank                          4' Gemshorn          80
                                       2 2/3' Nasard            61
            PEDAL                      2 2/3' Gemshorn   *      --
                                           2' Gemshorn   *      --
        32' Bourdon              7     1 3/5' Gemshorn   *      --
        16' Diapason            32     1 1/3' Gemshorn   *      --
        16' Bourdon             32        IV  Cornet           244
        16' Contrabass          32         8' Trumpet           73
        16' Violone             GT         8' Clarinet          73
        16' Flute Conique       SW            Tremulant
        16' Gamba               CH            Sub
    10 2/3' Flute Conique       SW            Unison Off
         8' Octave              32            Super
         8' Bourdon             12            Harp              61
         8' Flute Conique       SW            Harp Celesta
         8' Concert Flute       CH            Blank
         4' Octave              12
         4' Flute Traverso      32         *  from Cornet
        II  Sesquialtera        64
        16' Bombarde            32
        16' Trumpet             SW
         8' Bombarde            12
         8' Trumpet             SW
            Blank                          
    
                  [Received from Jeff Scofield May 29, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist copied from The American Organist June 1938 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.