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Christ Church, Episcopal
569 Main Street
Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420

OHS Database ID 7479.

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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 January 21, 2013.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 7 divisions. 60 stops. 51 registers. 64 ranks. 3936 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. 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

  • On-line update from Judith A. Ollikkala -- New console, rebuilt Antiphonal & Positiv. (Database Manager. August 23, 2005)
  • 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:
    Rebuild of E. M. Skinner Opus 743 with new three manual console, pipework and additions (Antiphonal and positiv). Later rebuilt by Kinzey-Angerstein; Skinner chassis and some pipework remains. (Database Manager. May 8, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. January 21, 2013)

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Fitchburg, Massachusetts
           Christ Episcopal Church
    
           E M Skinner   Op. 743     1929   4/39
           Moller        Op. R-669   1961   3/64
           _________________________________________________
    
           GREAT  4" wind                 CHOIR   6"
       16' Quintaton       61          8' Gedeckt         73
        8' Principal       61          8' Viola           73
        8' Bourdon         61          8' Dulciana        73 *
        4' Octave          61          8' Unda Maris      61 *
        4' Spitzflote      61          4' Rohrflote       73
        2' Waldflote       61      2 2/3' Rohrnazard      61
       IV  Fourniture     244          2' Flotenprinzipal 61
       II  Rauschquint    122      1 3/5' Tierce          49
           Unison Off                III  Scharf         183
           Blank                       8' Rohrschalmei    73
                                          Tremulant
           SWELL  5"                      Sub
       16' Holzgedeckt     73 *           Unison Off
        8' Geigen          73 *           Super
        8' Rohrflote       73 *        8' Trompette  8"   61
        8' Salicional      73
        8' Voix Celeste    73             PROCESSIONAL  3"
        8' Flauto Dolce    73 *        8' Rohrflote       61
        8' Flute Celeste   61 *        4' Principal       61
        4' Octave          73        III  Mixture        183
        4' Harmonic Flute  73 *
        2' Gemshorn        61             PROCESSIONAL PEDAL
    1 1/3' Larigot         61 a       16' Rohrbourdon     12 PR
      III  Plein Jeu      183
       16' Contre Hautbois 73 L/2         PEDAL   6",8"
        8' Trompette       73         32' Resultant       --
        8' Oboe D'Amore    73 *       16' Contre Bass     32
        4' Clairon         73         16' Bourdon         32 *
           Tremulant                  16' Quintaton       GT
           Sub                        16' Holzgedeckt     SW
           Unison Off                  8' Principal       32
           Super                       8' Bourdon         12 *
                                       8' Flute Conique   32 *
           POSITIV (b)                 4' Octave          12
        8' Singendgedeckt  61          4' Flute           12 *
        4' Prestant        61        III  Mixture         96 *
        4' Koppelflote     61         16' Bombarde        32 *
        2' Flotenprinzipal 61          8' Trompette       12 *
    1 1/3' Larigot         61          4' Clairon         12 *
       II  Zimbel         122
        8' Krummhorn       61
           Tremolo
    
        *  present pipework
        a  revised to be 2 2/3' Nazard with new bottom octave when 
           the Positiv was installed in 1963
        b  added in 1963 as Op. A-R669
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield January 16, 2013]
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