The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: Dr. Robert E. Coleberd
Washington, District of Columbia 96038

Living Room

OHS Database ID 9171.

Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 21, 2019.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 2 divisions. 8 stops. 8 registers. 9 ranks. 488 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 12 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. No enclosed divisions. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • Status Note: There 1985 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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Organ with exposed pipework, 1971. Unattributed Photographer. The Tracker, Vol. XVI, No. 2, Winter 1972, pg. 16 1971-00-00

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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
    Washington, D.C.
    Residence: Dr. Robert E. Coleberd
    COLEBERD, Opus 1, 1971 (completed)
    (tonal design & voicing Wilson Barry)
    MANUAL (61 notes)
        8'     Holzgedeckt                   61
        8'     Salicional              (tc)  49
        4'     Octave                        61
        4'     Rohrflöte                     61
        2'     Spitz Principal               61
        1-1/3' Quint                         61
        II     Cymbel    [26-29]            122
    PEDAL (12 note)
       16'     Sub Bass                      12
    "Requiring two and a half years to build, the organ contains the work of
    several builders past and present."
    (Stoplist: David Schnute from T 16:2:16)
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.