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Valley Forge Military Academy
1001 Eagle Road
Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087

Chapel of St. Cornelius the Centurion

OHS Database ID 38020.

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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 May 11, 2009.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 3 divisions. 26 stops. 37 registers. 29 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

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. Crescendo Pedal. 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.


  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. January 2, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- 25 ranks, including the prepared-for Great, Positiv divisions and additional Pedal stops installed in 1964 as Op. A-9600 (Database Manager. May 11, 2009)

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
    Wayne, Pennsylvania
    Valley Forge Military Academy
    Chapel of St. Cornelius the Centurion
    Möller   Op. 9600    1961   3/29 (Swell, Choir, Pedal)
    Möller   Op. A-9600  1964    /25 (Great, Positiv, indicated Pedal*)
    The console installed prior to the 1961 work was reused, 
    along with some pipework.
           GREAT (exposed)                SWELL
        8' Diapason 61                16' Flute Conique 73 (present)
        8' Bourdon 61                  8' Principal 73
        8' Gemshorn 61                 8' Rohrflöte 73 (present)
        4' Octave 61                   8' Salicional 73 (present)
    2 2/3' Twelfth 61                  8' Voix Celeste 61
        2' Fifteenth 61                4' Octave 73 (present)
       IV  Fourniture 244              4' Flute Triangulaire 73 (present)
      III  Scharf 183              2 2/3' Twelfth 61
           Sub                         2' Fifteenth 61
           Unison Off                 IV  Plein Jeu 244
           Super                      16' Fagot 73 (1-42 L/2)
        8' Trompette Militaire CH      8' Trompette 73 (present)
           Flemish Bells               8' Oboe 12
                                       4' Clarion 73
           ANTIPHONAL (pf)                Tremolo
        8' Diapason                       Sub
        4' Octave                         Unison Off
        2' Principal                      Super
      III  Mixture                        Celesta Bells
           PEDAL                      16' Gambe 61
       32' Bourdon 12 *                8' Viola 61
       16' Contrebasse 32 (1-12 wood)  8' Gedeckt 61
       16' Bourdon 32 (present)        8' Flauto Dolce 61
       16' Gamba CH                    8' Flauto Celeste 61
       16' Flute Conique SW            4' Nachthorn 61
        8' Octave 12               2 2/3' Nazard 61
        8' Bourdon 12                  2' Blockflöte 61
        4' Super Octave 12         1 3/5' Tierce 61
        4' Bourdon 12                  8' Trompette Militaire 61
       II  Grave Mixture 64 *          8' Schalmei 61
       II  Rauschpfeife 24 *              Tremolo
       32' Fagot 12 *                     Sub
       16' Bombarde 32 *                  Unison Off
       16' Fagot SW                       Super
        8' Bombarde 12 *                  Harp
        4' Bombarde 12 *                  Blank
        8' Trompette Militaire CH
           Harp                           POSITIV (exposed)
           Flemish Bells               8' Nasonflöte 61
                                       4' Prestant 61
                                       4' Koppelflöte 61
                                       2' Principal 61
                                   1 1/3' Quint 61
                                     III  Cymbel 183
                                       8' Musette 61
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield May 11, 2009.]
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