The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Church of the Redeemer, Episcopal
230 Pennswood Road
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010

OHS Database ID 64890.

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Status and Condition

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We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 20, 2019.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 89 registers. 67 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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.

Notes

  • Installed as 4/59 Aeolian-Skinner Op. 1119 in 1949; Austin 8-rank Antiphonal added in 1983; replaced by Reuter in 1996, retaining only the Aeolian-Skinner Solo stops, which were incorporated in the new Choir division, and the Austin Antiphonal; another person was hired to revoice the organ c.2000; due to building repairs, the organ was removed to storage in 2005 and reinstalled by Emery Brothers; the organist removed the Allen electronics and installed Walker (mostly Pedal); Bynum Petty and Larry Trupiano did tonal work on the main organ and also replaced the Austin Antiphonal (except for the 8' Trumpet), replacing the pipework with a generously scaled and gently voiced principal chorus (8-4-2-IV). (Jeff Scofield. October 20, 2019)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Antiphonal exposed pipes. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Left Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Right Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Chancel chamber and exposed pipes. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Chancel, console and exposed pipes. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Chancel, console and chamber. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Console, chamber and exposed pipes. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15
Builder name plates. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-15

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist from the console October 15, 2019, and the church website
           Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
           Church of the Redeemer, Episcopal
    
           Aeolian-Skinner   Op. 1119   1949   4/58
           Austin            Antiphonal 1983    / 8
           Reuter            Op. 2182   1996   4/67
           Petty-Madden                 2010    / 8
           ________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                       SWELL
    
        8' Principal               16' Rohr Flute
        8' Bourdon                  8' Geigen Principal
        4' Octave                   8' Rohr Flute
        4' Open Flute               8' Violes II
    2 2/3' Twelfth                  8' Echo Viole
        2' Fifteenth                8' Echo Viole Celeste
    1 3/5' Seventeenth              4' Principal
       IV  Fourniture               4' Hohl Flute
        8' Trumpet              2 2/3' Nazard 
           Tremolo                  2' Block Flute
           Sub                  1 3/5' Tierce
           Unison Off              IV  Plein Jeu
           Super                   16' Bombarde
           Chimes                   8' Trompette
           MIDI to GT               8' Cornopean
           Blank                    8' Oboe
           Blank                    8' Vox Humana
           Blank                    4' Clarion
           Blank                       Tremolo
           Blank                       Sub
           Blank                       Unison Off
           Blank                       Super
           Blank                       MIDI to SW
           Blank
                                       SOLO
           CHOIR
                                   16' Contra Gamba
       16' Gemshorn                 8' Flauto Mirabilis
        8' Clarabella               8' Gamba
        8' Gedeckt                  8' Gamba Celeste
        8' Viola Pomposa            4' Orchestral Flute
        8' Gemshorn                16' Ophicleide
        8' Dolcan                   8' Trompette Harmonique
        8' Dolcan Celeste           8' Tuba
        8' Flute Celeste II         8' French Horn
        4' Spitz Principal          8' Heckelphone
        4' Orchestral Flute         8' Corno di Bassetto
        4' Koppel Flute             4' Tuba Clarion
        4' Gemshorn                    Tremolo
    2 2/3' Gemshorn                    Tower Bells
        2' Principal                   MIDI to SO
        2' Gemshorn
    1 3/5' Gemshorn                    PEDAL
    1 1/3' Quint
       IV  Cymbale                 32' Double Open Wood
        8' Tuba                    32' Violone
        8' Orchestral Oboe         32' Subbass
        8' English Horn            16' Principal
        8' Clarinet                16' Diaphone
        4' Clarion                 16' Open Wood
           Tremolo                 16' Dulciana
           Sub                     16' Rohr Flute    SW
           Unison Off              16' Gamba         SO
           Super                   16' Gemshorn      CH
           MIDI to CH               8' Octave
           Blank                    8' Flute Ouverte
           Blank                    8' Rohr Flute    SW
                                    4' Choral Bass
           ANTIPHONAL              IV  Mixture
                                   32' Trombone
        8' Principal               16' Trombone
        4' Octave                  16' Bombarde      SW
        2' Super Octave             8' Trombone
       IV  Mixture                  8' Bombarde      SW
        8' Trumpette                4' Trombone
           Blank                    4' Bombarde      SW
           Blank                       MIDI to PED
           Blank
    
           [Received from Jeff Scofield October 20, 2019]
    
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from the console October 15, 2019, and the church website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.