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St. David's Episcopal Church, Radnor
763 S. Valley Forge Road
Wayne, Pennsylvania

Chapel

OHS Database ID 34820.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 3, 2011.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 42 stops. 49 registers. 47 ranks. 2751 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. The mechanical action console is detached from the main case.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through information in The American Organist, April, 2008. (James Cook. May 27, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Alex Smith. (Database Manager. August 3, 2011)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • [Composite: several authors]. "St. David's Episcopal Church, Wayne, Pennsylvania, Dobson Pipe Organ Builders," The American Organist (Vol. 41, No. 4 [April, 2008]: pp. 61-63). [Contributions by Bonn, Ambrosino, Dobson, Panning; Stoplist and photographs] [[Cover Feature]]
  • Panning, John. "New Organs," The Diapason (August, 2008 [Whole No. 1185] p. 32). [Photographs, description, stoplist]

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Photographs

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Organ case. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Chancel, console and organ case. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Chancel, console and organ case. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Left Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Right Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Coupler rail and builder nameplate. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Builder name plate. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15

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Stoplist

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  • From Dobson website
    St. David's Church (Radnor), Wayne, PA
    2007 Dobson Pipe Organ Builders, Ltd. Opus 84
    
    Great - II:
    16' Principal
    8' Principal
    8' Hohl Flute
    8' Gamba
    4' Octave
    4' Spire Flute
    2-2/3' Twelfth
    2' Fifteenth
    1-3/5' Seventeenth
    IV Mixture 2'
    8' Trumpet
    4' Clarion
    Swell to Great
    Choir to Great
    
    Swell - III (expressive):
    8' Diapason
    8' Bourdon
    8' Viola
    8' Voix Celeste (CC)
    4' Octave
    4' Harmonic Flute
    2-2/3' Nasard
    2' Piccolo
    1-3/5' Tierce
    III Mixture 2'
    16' Bassoon
    8' Trumpet
    8' Oboe
    4' Clarion
    Tremulant
    
    Choir - I (expressive):
    16' Bourdon
    8' Salicional
    8' Gemshorn
    8' Unda Maris (GG)
    8' Lieblich Gedeckt
    4' Fugara
    4' Recorder
    2' Flageolet
    8' Trumpet
    8' Clarinet
    8' Vox Humana
    Tremulant
    Swell to Choir
    
    Pedal:
    32' Contra Bourdon
    16' Principal (Great)
    16' Violone
    16' Subbass (ext. Contra Bourdon)
    16' Bourdon (Choir)
    8' Octave
    8' Violoncello (ext. Violone)
    8' Gedeckt (ext. Contra Bourdon)
    4' Choralbass
    16' Trombone
    8' Trumpet (Great)
    4' Clarion (Great)
    Great to Pedal
    Swell to Pedal
    Choir to Pedal
    
     [Received from Connor Annable 2011-10-22.]
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