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SS. Andrew and Matthew Episcopal Church
719 N. Shipley Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801

OHS Database ID 59844.

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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 11, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 37 stops. 78 registers. 45 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Tilting/rocking tablets on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital 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.

Notes

  • Incorporates selected ranks from M.P. Möller, Op. 7114, 1945) built for St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Wilmington, Delaware. (Steven E. Lawson. Unknown)
  • Service of Dedication on February 19, 2017. Inaugural Recital by Ken Cowan on February 25, 2017. (Steven E. Lawson. February 11, 2017)

Online Documents

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  • Tonal Specifications. Tonal Specifications. Source: Provided by Daniel Hancock, President. Document Date. Unknown. Document received from Steven E. Lawson 2017-07-21.
  • Reeds That Win. Review in Choir & Organ. Source: Magazine. Document Date. Unknown. Document received from Steven E. Lawson 2017-07-21.

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by David Price (January 2017)
Choir Division Pipes. Photograph by Brian Seever (January 2017)
Organ Dedication - Ken Cowan, Organist. Photograph by Ken Francis 2017-02-25

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Stoplist

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  • Typed specification. Source: Builder's website
    Wilmington, Delaware
    The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew
    
    Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc.   Opus 72   2016          3 manuals, 37 stops, 45 ranks
    ________________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN (enclosed)                    SWELL ORGAN
         16' Violone                73             16' Gedeckt (13-73 new)    73
          8' Open Diapason          61 *            8' Geigen Diapason        61
          8' Hohl Flute             61 *            8' Gedeckt (fr. 16')      --
          8' Violoncello (fr. 16')  --              8' Viola                  61 *
          4' Octave                 61 *            8' Viola Celeste (TC)     49 *
          4' Stopped Flute          61 *            4' Octave                 61
          2' Super Octave           61              4' Harmonic Flute         61 *
      1 1/3' Mixture III-IV        232 *            2' Fifteenth (fr. Mixt.)  --
         16' Contra Oboe (Sw)       --              2' Mixture III-IV        232 *
          8' Trumpet                85 *           16' Contra Oboe            73 *
          8' Clarinet (Ch)          --              8' Trumpet                73 *
          4' Clarion (fr. Tpt)      --              8' Oboe (fr. 16')         --
             Tremolo                                8' Vox Humana             pf
          8' Harmonic Trumpet       61 in Gallery   4' Clarion                61 *
          8' Cromorne (TC)          pf in Gallery      Tremolo
             Great to Great 16'                        Swell to Swell 16'
             Great Unison Off                          Swell Unison Off
             Great to Great 4'                         Swell to Swell 4'
             MIDI on Great                             MIDI on Swell
             Antiphonal on Great                       Antiphonal on Swell
    
             CHOIR ORGAN                               PEDAL ORGAN (enc. with Great)
         16' Dulciana (1-12 elec.)  73             32' Lieblich Gedeckt (ext) dg
          8' Chimney Flute          61 *           16' Open Diapason          56
          8' Gamba                  pf             16' Violone (Gt)           --
          8' Dulciana (fr. 16')     --             16' Bourdon                56
          8' Unda Maris (TC)        49             16' Gedeckt (Sw)           --
          4' Principal              61 *           16' Dulciana (Ch)          --
          4' Night Horn             61              8' Octave (fr. Op.Diap)   --
          4' Dulcet (fr. 16')       --              8' Violone (Gt)           --
      2 2/3' Nazard                 61 *            8' Bourdon (fr. 16')      --
          2' Flageolet              61 *            8' Gedeckt (Sw)           --
      1 3/5' Tierce                 61 *            8' Dulciana (Ch)          --
          1' Mixture III           183 *        5 1/3' Quint (fr. Bdn)        --
          8' Clarinet               61 *            4' Super Octave (fr. OD)  --
          8' English Horn           61              4' Geigen Octave (Gt Vln) --
          8' Trumpet (Gt)           --              4' Flute (fr. Bdn)        --              
          4' Clarion (Gt)           --             32' Harmonics V (derived)  --
          8' Harmonic Trumpet (Gt)  --             16' Contra Trombone (Gt)   12
             Tremolo                               16' Contra Oboe (Sw)       --
             Harp                   pf              8' Tromba (Gt)            -- 
             Choir to Choir 16'                     8' Trumpet (Sw)           --
             Choir Unison Off                       8' Oboe (Sw)              --
             Choir to Choir 4'                      4' Clarion (Sw)           --
             MIDI on Choir                          4' Oboe (Sw.)             --
             Antiphonal on Choir                    4' Clarinet (Ch.)         --
                                                       MIDI on Pedal
             ANTIPHONAL ORGAN
          8' Diapason               85 *               ANTIPHONAL PEDAL
          8' Stopped Diapason       97             16' Stopped Bass (ext)     12
          4' Octave                 73 *            8' Diapason (Ant)         --
          4' Spill Flute            61 *            8' Stopped Diapason (Ant) --
      2 2/3' Nazard                 61              4' Octave (Ant)           --
          2' Fifteenth (fr. Diap)   --             
          2' Flute (fr. St. Diap)   --             
      1 1/3' Larigot (fr. St. Diap) --
             Tremolo                                *  New pipes by Quimby
    
             COMBINATION ACTION (256 levels)           COUPLERS
             Swell       1-8     (thumb)               Great to Pedal       8  4
             Great       1-8     (thumb)               Swell to Pedal       8  4
             Choir       1-8     (thumb)               Choir to Pedal       8  4
             Pedal       1-8     (thumb & toe)         Antiph. to Pedal     8
             General    1-18     (thumb)               Swell to Great   16  8  4
                         1-6     (dup. on toe)         Swell to Choir   16  8  4
                       19-24     (toe only)            Choir to Great   16  8  4
             Set                 (thumb)               Choir to Swel        8
             General Cancel      (thumb)               Great to Choir       8
             Piston Sequencer - Next                   Pedal to Choir       8
             Piston Sequencer - Previous               Manual Transfer
                                                       All Swells to Swell
             REVERSIBLES
             Great to Pedal      (thumb & toe paddle)  EXPRESSION
             Swell to Pedal      (thumb & toe paddle)  Balanced Pedal - Great
             Choir to Pedal      (thumb & toe paddle)  Balanced Pedal - Swell
             Swell to Great      (thumb & toe paddle)  Balanced Pedal - Choir
             Choir to Great      (thumb)               General Crescendo Pedal
             Swell to Choir      (thumb)
             Sforzando           (thumb & toe paddle)
             Manual Transfer     (thumb)
             All Swells to Swell (thumb)
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-02-11]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed specification. Source: Builder's website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.