The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Memorial Church

OHS Database ID 47368.


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 December 11, 2010.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 46 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes.

Notes

  • Relocated from Second Church of Christ, Scientist, Hartford, Connecticut. Dedicated as the Jane Slaughter Hardenbergh Memorial Organ December 14, 2010. (James Cook. December 11, 2010)

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  • Stoplist from Aeolian-Skinner archives (original installation)
    Cambridge. Massachusetts 
    Harvard University, Memorial Church
    
    
    Skinner Organ Co. Opus 793, 1929 
    Second Church of Christ, Scientist, Hartford, CT
    Relocated to Harvard Memorial Church 2008 by Foley-Baker, no tonal changes
    
    
    GREAT - 5\" wind:
    16' 	Diapason
     8' 	First Diapason
     8'	Second Diapason
     8'	Flute Harmonique
     4'	Principal
     4'	Flute
     2'	Fifteenth
     	Mixture III
     8' 	Tuba (enclosed on CH on 12\" wind)
     8' 	French Horn (enclosed in CH)
    
    SWELL - 7 1/2\" wind:
     8'	Diapason
     8'	Rohrflote
     8'	Salicional
     8'	Voix Celeste
     8'	Flauto Dolce
     8'	Flute Celeste
     4'	Octave
     4'	Flute Triangulaire
     	Mixture V
    16'	Waldhorn
     8'	Trumpet
     8'	Oboe d'Amore
     8'	Vox Humana
     4'	Clarion
    	  Tremolo
    	Sub
    	Super
    
    CHOIR - 6\" wind:
    16' 	Gamba
     8'	Cello
     8'	Cello Celeste
     8'	Concert Flute
     8'	Dulciana
     8'	Unda Maris (tc)
     4'	Flute
     4'	Gambette
     2 2/3'	Nazard
     8'	Corno di Bassetto
    	  Tremolo
    	Sub
    	Super
    	Harp
    	Celesta
    
    PEDAL - 6\" wind:
    16'  	Diapason
    16' 	Contre Basse
    16'	Bourdon
    16'	Gamba (CH)
     8'	Octave
     8'	Gedeckt
     8'	Cello
     8'	Gamba (CH)
     4'	Super Octave
     4'	Flute
    16' 	Trombone (10\" wind)
     8' 	Tromba (10\" wind)
    
    
     [Received from Stephen Hall 2012-03-03.]