The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church
Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17042

OHS Database ID 9438.


Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
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 April 21, 2006.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 27 stops. 33 registers. 29 ranks. 1968 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 2003 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Contracted in 1927. EP pitman stop action. Restored in 1996-97 by Columbia Organ Works. Console rebuilt with SS. (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:
    Extant; unaltered; renovated in 1995 by Columbia Organ Works. (Database Manager. April 21, 2006)

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Photographs

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Church exterior; postcard image. Digital image by James R. Stettner 2008-12-15
Church interior; postcard image. Digital image by James R. Stettner 2008-12-15
Chancel; postcard image. Digital image by James R. Stettner 2008-12-15
Sanctuary interior and left chancel facade. Digital photo by Liz Stettner 2008-09-09
Sanctuary interior and right chancel facade. Digital photo by Liz Stettner 2008-09-09
Right chancel facade and console; first view. Digital photo by Liz Stettner 2008-09-09
Right chancel facade and console; second view. Digital photo by Liz Stettner 2008-09-09
Left chancel facade. Digital photo by Liz Stettner 2008-09-09
Console. Digital photo by Liz Stettner 2008-09-09
Chancel, Console, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01
Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facades. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01
Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facades. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: from The American Organist
    Lebanon, Pennsylvania
    Salem Lutheran Church
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 683   1927       3 manuals, 27 stops, 29 ranks
    ___________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN                            SWELL ORGAN
         16' Bourdon             17 PED         16' Bourdon             73
          8' First Diapason      61              8' Diapason            73
          8' Second Diapason     61              8' Rohrflöte           73
          8' Clarabella          61              8' Salicional          73
          4' Octave              61              8' Voix Celeste        73
          2' Fifteenth           61              8' Aeoline             73
          8' Tromba      (in CH) 73              4' Octave              73
          8' French Horn (in SW) 73              4' Flute Triangulaire  73
             Chimes      (in SW) 20 tubes      III  Mixture            183
                                                16' Waldhorn            73
             CHOIR ORGAN                         8' Cornopean           73
          8' Concert Flute       73              8' Oboe d'Amore        73
          8' Dulciana            73              8' Vox Humana          73
          8' Unda Maris (TC)     61                 Tremolo
          4' Flute               73
          8' Clarinet            73                 PEDAL ORGAN
             Tremolo                            16' Diapason            32
          8' Harp (TC)           --             16' Bourdon             32
          4' Celesta             61 bars        16' Echo Lieblich       SW
                                                 8' Diapason            12
                                                 8' Bourdon             12
                                                 8' Bourdon             SW
                                                16' Waldhorn            SW
                                                    Chimes              GT
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-09-29]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: from The American Organist Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.