The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Walnut Hills Christian Church
Cincinnati, Ohio 45206

OHS Database ID 9028.

Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 12, 2016.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 12 stops. 22 registers. 12 ranks. 806 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.


  • Status Note: There 1998 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Additions by David Weingartner. (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:
    No information. (Database Manager. January 19, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. July 28, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Don Hurd.
    The church closed in the 1990's. The property was purchased by a local violin maker. I'm certain that the organ is in the rear gallery! Maybe David Weingartner moved it there. (Database Manager. February 12, 2016)

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Chancel and choir/organ gallery from rear gallery. Photo by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-19

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Walnut Hills Christian Church
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 495   1924   2 manuals, 12 stops, 12 ranks
             GREAT ORGAN                        SWELL ORGAN
          8' Diapason            73          8' Gedeckt             GT
          8' Gedeckt             73          8' Salicional          GT
          8' Salicional          73          8' Voix Celeste        GT
          8' Voix Celeste        73          8' Flauto Dolce        GT
          8' Flauto Dolce        73          8' Flute Celeste       GT
          8' Flute Celeste (TC)  61          8' Aeoline             GT
          8' Aeoline             73          4' Octave              GT
          4' Octave              73          4' Flute               GT
          4' Flute               73          8' Corno d'Amore       GT
          8' Corno d'Amore       73             Tremolo
             PEDAL ORGAN
         16' Bourdon             32
         16' Lieblich Gedeckt    32
          8' Gedeckt             12
          8' Still Gedeckt       pf
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-06-02]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.