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Trinity Church, Episcopal
Copley Square
Boston, Massachusetts 02116

OHS Database ID 6843.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 23, 2006.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 54 stops. 66 registers. 61 ranks. 4013 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • New Gallery organ, new 4m console and rebuild of Chancel organ. [Chancel organ was Skinner Organ Co. Op. 479, which used pipework from previous 1875 Hilborne Roosevelt Op. 29 which had been rebuilt in 1903 by Hutchings-Votey as Op. 1492.] New 3m. console for both Gallery and Chancel organs in 1956 (Aeolian-Skinner Op. 573-A). Changes to Gallery organ in 1961 (Aeolian-Skinner Op. 573-B). New Chancel organ in 1963 (Aeolian-Skinner Op. 573-C). Altered 1962 by Jason McKown. Trompette en chamade installed 1987 by Jack Steinkampf. Combination action replaced by solid state. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    New Gallery organ; later work on chancel and gallery organs by Aeolian-Skinner. (Database Manager. March 23, 2006)

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Chancel Organ Console. Vintage postcard, courtesy of William Dunklin (ca. 1940)

Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Boston, Massachusetts
    Trinity Church, Copley Square
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 573   1926            4 manuals, 54 stops, 61 ranks
    ________________________________________________________________________________
    
              GREAT ORGAN                              SWELL ORGAN
          16' Bourdon               5 PED          16' Bourdon              73
           8' First Diapason       61               8' Diapason             73
           8' Second Diapason      61               8' Stopped Diapason     73
           8' Third Diapason       61               8' Claribel Flute       73
           8' Doppel Flute         61               8' Salicional           73
           8' Erzähler             61               8' Voix Celeste         73
           4' Octave               61               8' Spitz Flute          73
           4' Flute                61               8' Flute Celeste (TC)   61
       2 2/3' Twelfth              61               4' Octave               73
           2' Fifteenth            61               4' Flute Harmonique     73
          IV  Mixture             244               2' Piccolo              61
          16' Ophicleide           61 (in SO)      IV  Mixture             244
           8' Tromba               61 (in SO)      16' Posaune              73
           4' Clarion              61 (in SO)       8' Cornopean            73
                                                    8' Oboe                 73
              CHOIR ORGAN                           8' Flügel Horn          73
          16' Dulciana             73               8' Vox Humana           73
           8' Diapason             73               4' Clarion              73
           8' Melodia              73                  Tremolo
           8' Dulciana             73
           8' Kleine Erzähler II  134                  PEDAL ORGAN
           4' Flute d'Amour        73              32' Bourdon               8
       2 2/3' Nazard               61              16' First Open Diapason  32
           2' Piccolo              61              16' Second Open Diapason 32
       1 3/5' Tierce               61              16' Bourdon              32
           8' Trumpet              73              16' Violone              32
           8' Clarinet             73              16' Echo Bourdon         SW
           8' Orchestral Oboe      73              16' Dulciana             CH
              Tremolo                               8' Flute                12
           8' Harp (TC)            --               8' Cello                12
           4' Celesta              61 bars          8' Still Gedeckt        SW
                                                    4' Flute                12
              SOLO ORGAN                           32' Bombarde             32
           8' Concert Flute        73              16' Trombone             12
           8' Gamba                73              16' Posaune              SW
           8' Gamba Celeste        73               8' Tromba               12
           8' Tuba Mirabilis       73               4' Clarion              12
           8' French Horn          73
           8' English Horn         73
              Tremolo
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-07-04]
    
    
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