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Shenandoah College Conservatory of Music
1460 University Drive
Winchester, Virginia 22601

Goodson Chapel Recital Hall

OHS Database ID 5024.

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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 February 27, 2011.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 30 stops. 30 registers. 45 ranks. 2228 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Trigger/hitch-down swell. No combination action. Concave radiating pedalboard. Hitchdown couplers.

Notes

  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. March 1, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from David Michael Kenney, Sr.. -- The organ sounds especially wonderful if the curtains for the stained glass windows are fully open to reveal the windows. Reverberation time when the room is full of people is about 2 to 2 1/2 seconds. (Database Manager. February 27, 2011)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Organ case in front gallery. Photograph from a 1981 Möller brochure in the collection of James R. Stettner 1980-06-30
Chapel Interior, Stage, and Organ Cases. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-12
Chapel Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-12
Organ Cases. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-12
Left Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-12
Right Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-12
Console and Swell Pipework. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-12
Chapel Windows. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-12
Stage and Organ Cases. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-12
Organ Case and Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-12

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Winchester, Virginia
           Shenandoah College and Conservatory of Music
           Goodson Chapel and Recital Hall
    
           Möller   Op. 11327   1980   3/45
    
           HAUPTWERK             SCHWELLWERK
       16' Bourdon 56         8' Rohrgedackt 56
        8' Principal 56       8' Gamba 56
        8' Rohrflöte 56       8' Schwebung 44 tc
        4' Octave 56          4' Blockflöte 56
       II  Cornet 112         2' Principal 56
     IV-V  Mixtur 268        II  Sesquialtera 88 tc
        8' Trompete 56      III  Zimbel 168
                              8' Oboe 56 (reg open Oboe)
           RUCKPOSITIV           Tremulant
        8' Gedackt 56
        4' Principal 56          PEDAL
        4' Rohrflöte 56      16' Subbass 30
        2' Gemshorn 56        8' Octavebass 30
    1 1/3' Quinte 67          4' Octave 30
       II  Cornet 112        IV  Mixtur 120
       IV  Scharf 224        16' Fagotto 30
        8' Krummhorn 56       4' Klarine 30
           Tremulant
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield March 01, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.