The OHS Pipe Organ Database

University of Texas
Austin, Texas 78712

Music Building, Recital Hall

OHS Database ID 7819.


Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 9, 2007.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 81 stops. 92 registers. 102 ranks. 6133 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1996. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Rebuilt 1965 as Opus 1024-A. Building no longer used by Music School in 1996. (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:
    Dedication recital played by Palmer Christian on November 10, 1942; new console and other mechanical work in 1965, #1024-A. (Database Manager. July 9, 2007)

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Bibliography

  • Rapp, David P.. "Historic Aeolian-Skinner installed in Amarillo, Texas," The Diapason (November, 2008 [Whole No. 1188], pp. 28-29). [Photographs, stoplist, description]

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey

  • Austin, Texas
    University of Texas - Recital Hall
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1024   1941   4 manuals, 81 stops, 102 ranks
    ___________________________________________________________________________________
    
               GREAT ORGAN (II)                           SWELL ORGAN (III)
           16' Quintaton           61                 16' Rohrgedeckt         73
            8' Principal           61                 16' Salicional          73
            8' Diapason            61                  8' Geigen Principal    73
            8' Bourdon             61                  8' Stopped Flute       73
            4' Octave              61                  8' Salicional          12
            4' Rohrflöte           61                  8' Voix Celeste (TC)   61
        2 2/3' Quint               61                  8' Flauto Dolce        73
            2' Super Octave        61                  8' Flute Celeste (TC)  61
        1 3/5' Tierce              61                  4' Geigenoctav         73
        III-V  Fourniture         245                  4' Flauto Traverso     73
          III  Cymbel             183              2 2/3' Nasard              61
               Chimes              SO                  2' Flautino            61
            8' Vibra-Harp          CH              1 3/5' Tierce              61
            8' Harp (TC)           CH                 IV  Plein Jeu          244
            4' Harp-Celesta        CH                 16' Fagotto             73
                                                       8' Trompette           73
               CHOIR ORGAN (I)                         8' Oboe                73
           16' Viola               73                  8' Vox Humana          73
            8' English Diapason    73                  4' Clarion             73
            8' Concert Flute       73                     Tremulant
            8' Viola               73                  8' Vibra-Harp          CH
            8' Viole Sourdine      73                  8' Harp (TC)           CH
            8' Viole Celeste (TC)  61                  4' Harp-Celesta        CH
            8' Dulciana            73
            8' Unda Maris (TC)     61                     SOLO ORGAN (IV)
            4' Flute               73                  8' Doppelflöte         73
            2' Zauberflöte         61                  8' Violoncello         73
           16' Bassoon             73                  8' Viole Celeste (TC)  61
            8' Clarinet            73                  4' Concert Flute       73
            8' Cor Anglais         73                  8' Tuba                73
               Tremulant                               8' French Horn         73
               Chimes              SO                  8' Orchestral Oboe     73
            8' Vibra-Harp                                 Tremulant
            8' Harp (TC)           --                     Chimes              25 tubes
            4' Harp-Celesta        61 bars
                                                          BOMBARDE ORGAN (enc. w/Solo)
               POSITIV ORGAN (I)                  IV-VII  Grand Chorus       319
            8' Nachthorn           61                 16' Bombarde            73
            4' Koppelflöte         61                  8' Trompette           73
        2 2/3' Nasard              61                  4' Clairon             73
            2' Principal           61
        1 3/5' Tierce              61                     PEDAL ORGAN
            1' Sifflöte            61                 32' Subbass             32
          III  Zimbel             183                 16' Principal           32
                                                      16' Subbass             12
               STRING ORGAN (enc. with Solo)          16' Quintaton           GT
           16' Viole               73                 16' Rohrgedeckt         SW
            8' Viole de Gambe      73                 16' Salicional          SW
            8' Gambe Celeste (TC)  61                 16' Viole               ST
            8' Viole d'Orchestre   73                  8' Principal           32
            8' Viole Celeste (TC)  61                  8' Gedecktpommer       32
            8' Gemshorn            73                  8' Rohrgedeckt         SW
            8' Gemsh. Celeste (TC) 61                  8' Salicional          SW
            4' Violina             73              5 1/3' Quint               32
                                                       4' Super Octave        32
                                                       4' Nachthorn           32
                                                       2' Spitzflöte          32
                                                       V  Mixture            160
                                                      32' Posaune             12
                                                      16' Posaune             32
                                                      16' Bombarde            BO
                                                      16' Bassoon             CH
                                                       8' Trumpet             32
                                                       4' Clarion             32
                                                       2' Rohrschalmei        32
                                                          Chimes              SO
    
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-03-12]
    
    
  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.