The OHS Pipe Organ Database

National Presbyterian Church
Washington, District of Columbia

OHS Database ID 35786.

Status and Condition

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Technical Details

Four manuals.


  • 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:
    New console for and tonal alterations to existing Aeolian-Skinner organ. (Database Manager. July 3, 2008)

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Antiphonal in Rear Gallery. Photograph by Julien Girard 2010-07-01
Console. Photograph by Julien Girard 2010-07-01
Console. Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald 2012-11-19
Left Drawknobs and Stained Glass Windows. Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald 2012-11-19
Console and Antiphonal Pipe Display. Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald 2012-11-19

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  • The Diapason. Feb 2011
    National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC
    1970 Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc. Opus 1456
    Di Gennaro-Hart 2010
    GREAT (II) :
    16' Violone
    8'  Principal
    8'  Holz Gedeckt
    8'  Gemshorn
    4'  Octave
    4'  Harmonic Flute
    2'  Super Octave
    8'  Kornett IV-V (tc)
    1'⅓ Mixture IV
    ⅔'  Scharf IV
    16' Trumpet
    8'  Trumpet
    8'  English Horn (Solo)
    4'  Clarion
    8'  Tuba Major (Solo)
    8'  State Trumpet (An.)
    Solo to Great
    Great Unison Off
    SWELL (III) :
    16' Quintaton
    8'  Principal
    8'  Rohrflote
    8'  Viole de Gambe
    8'  Viole Celeste
    4'  Octave
    4'  Nachthorn
    2'  Spitz Flote
    2'  Plein Jeu IV
    ⅓' Cymbale III
    16' Bombarde
    8'  Trompette
    8'  Hautbois
    8'  Voix Humaine
    4'  Clarion
    8'  State Trumpet (An.)
    16' Swell to Swell
    Swell Unison Off
    4' Swell to Swell
    Solo to Swell
    CHOIR (I) :
    16' Flauto Dolce
    8'  Viola Pomposa
    8'  Viola Celeste
    8'  Spindel Gedeckt
    8'  Flauto Dolce
    8'  Flute Celeste
    4'  Principal
    4'  Rohrflote
    2 ⅔' Nazard
    2'  Blockflote
    1 3/5' Tierce
    1'  Mixture IV
    16' Fagott
    8'  Trompette
    8'  English Horn (Solo)
    8'  Clarinet
    4'  Rohrschalmei
    8'  State Trumpet (An.)
    16' Choir to Choir
    Choir Unison Off
    4' Choir to Choir
    Solo to Choir
    POSITIV (I) :
    8' Principal
    8' Bourdon
    4' Octave
    4' Koppel Flote
    2' Octavin
    1 ⅓' Larigot
    1' Sifflote
    8' Principal Cornet V (collective)
    1' Scharf IV-V 
    4/5' Jeu de Clochette II
    16' Rankett
    8' Krummhorn
    8' Tuba Major (Solo)
    Unison Off
    Cymbelstern +
    SOLO (IV) (Di Gennaro-Hart 2010) :
    8' Dolcan Gamba
    8' Harmonic Flute
    8' Dolcan Gamba Celeste
    8' Tuba Major (unenclosed) 
    8' Tuba Minor
    8' French Horn
    8' Flugelhorn
    8' English Horn
    8' Orchestral Oboe
    8' Clarinet (Ch.)
    4' Clarion Major (unenclosed) 
    16' Solo to Solo
    Solo Unison Off
    4' Solo to Solo
    8'  Salicional
    8'  Bourdon
    4'  Principal
    2'  Flach Flote
    1'  Mixture V
    16' State Trumpet 
    8'  State Trumpet 
    4'  State Trumpet 
    Antiphonal Unison Off
    4' Antiphonal to Antiphonal
    PEDAL :
    23' Principal (prepared) +
    32' Bourdon +
    32' Cornet (derived)
    16' Principalbass
    16' Bourdon
    16' Violone (Gt.)
    16' Quintaton (Sw.)
    16' Flauto Dolce (Ch.)
    10 2/3' Quint
    8'  Principal
    8'  Bourdon
    8'  Quintaton (Sw.)
    8'  Flute Conique
    4'  Choralbass
    4'  Nachthorn
    4'  Flute Conique
    2'  Nachthorn
    2 ⅔' Mixture IV
    ⅔' Scharf III
    32' Kontraposaune +
    16' Posaune
    16' Bombarde (Sw.)
    16' Fagott (Ch.)
    16' Rankett (Po.)
    8'  Trompette
    8'  Trompette (Ch.)
    8'  State Trumpet (An.)
    8'  English Horn (Solo)
    8'  Clarinet (Ch.)
    4'  Schalmei
    4'  Clarinet (Ch.)
    8'  Trompette (Ch.)
    2'  Rohrschalmei (Ch.)
    16' Principal
    16' Bourdon 
    8'  Octave
    8'  Flute
    16' Sub Trumpet 
    16' Manual Stops Off +
    16' & 4' Couplers Off +
    32's Off +
    Antiphonal Mute +
    Main Pedal Mute +
    Mixtures Off +
    Reeds Off +
    Tremulants Off +
    Celestes Off +
    Ventil Cancel
    + Reverser thumb and/or toe piston
     [Received from Julien Girard 2012-03-12.]
  • Click Here The Diapason. Feb 2011 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.