The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Smith College
Northampton, Massachusetts

Helen Hills Hills Chapel

OHS Database ID 35550.

Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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 June 23, 2008.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

33 stops. 39 registers. 40 ranks. 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:
    Enlargement of Opus 1295 (1954). Some re-voicing by Czelusniak et Dugal, Inc. (Database Manager. June 23, 2008)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Northampton, Massachusetts
    Smith College - Helen Hills Hills Chapel
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1295-A   1964   3 manuals, 33 stops, 40 ranks 
                GREAT ORGAN                               SWELL ORGAN
            16' Quintaton           61                 8' Gedeckt             68
             8' Prinicpal           61                 8' Viole de Gambe      68
             8' Bourdon             61                 8' Viole Celeste (TC)  56
             8' Flauto Dolce        61*                4' Prestant            68
             4' Principal           61                 4' Flauto Traverso     68
             4' Rohrflöte           61                 2' Octavin             61
         2 2/3' Quint               61               III  Plein Jeu          183
             2' Super Octave        61                16' Fagot               68
            IV  Mixture            244                 8' Trompette           68
                                                       4' Hautbois            68
                CHOIR ORGAN                               Tremulant
             8' Viola               68
             8' Nason Flute         68                    PEDAL ORGAN
             8' Kleinerzähler II   124                16' Contre Basse        32
             4' Koppelflöte         68                16' Bourdon             32*
         2 2/3' Nazard              61                16' Quintaton           GT
             2' Blockflöte          61                16' Lieblich Gedeckt    12 SW
         1 3/5' Tierce              61                 8' Principal           32
             1' Sifflöte            61*                4' Choralbass          32
             8' Cromorne            68*               II  Mixture             64
                                                      16' Fagot               SW
                                                       8' Fagot               SW
                                                       8' Cromorne            CH
                                                       4' Fagot               SW
    * Added by Aeolian-Skinner as Op. 1295-A in 1964
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-07-12]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.