The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Curtis Institute of Music
1726 Locust Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

Field Concert Hall

OHS Database ID 53294.

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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 May 27, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

5 manuals. 7 divisions. 116 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. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. 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.

Notes

  • New console for the existing organ. Identified by Bryan Dunnewald, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- (Database Manager. September 5, 2014)
  • Updated through online information from Bryan Dunnewald. (Database Manager. September 7, 2014)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Great Pipework. Photograph by Adam F. Dieffenbach 2014-10-30
Pedal Pipework. Photograph by Adam F. Dieffenbach 2014-10-30
Console. Photograph from Robert M. Turner website 2000

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Stoplist

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