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Hutchings-Votey Organ Co. (1902)

Location:

Yale University - Woolsey Hall
New Haven, CT US
Woolsey Hall
Organ ID: 23485

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 26, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 75 ranks. 4,354 pipes. 4 manuals. 65 stops. 78 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 26, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 65
  • Registers: 78
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 26, 2018.
Database Manager on May 26, 2018:

Woolsey Hall and the Newberry Memorial Organ were dedicated on June 20, 1903. After opening remarks, a musical program was played by Harry Benjamin Jepson, University Organist; Wallace Goodrich, Organist of Trinity Church, Boston; and Gaston M. Dethier, Organist, St. Francis Xavier's Church, New York City.

J. S. Bach, Fantasia and Fugue in G minor
Harry Benjamin Jepson

J. S. Bach, Three Chorale Preludes
&nbsp&nbsp&nbspa. Komm Gott, Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist
&nbsp&nbsp&nbspb. Wir glauben all' ean einen Gott
&nbsp&nbsp&nbspc. In dulci Jubilo
C. M. Widor, Symphonie Romane, Opus 73 (Upon the Ecclesiastical Meloday, Haec Dies Exultemus) I. Moderato, II. Choral, IV. Final
Wallace Goodrich

J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fuge in D minor
César Franck, Grande Pièce Symphonique
&nbsp&nbsp&nbspa. Andante serioso, Allegro non troppe e maestoso
&nbsp&nbsp&nbspb. Andante, Allegro, Andante
&nbsp&nbsp&nbspc. A la Fantasia, Finale
Gaston M. Dethier

The program concluded with the singing of the Doxology

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on May 08, 2006:

Identified 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:
Basis of E. M. Skinner Opus 722 (1928).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from <i>The Newberry Memorial Organ at Yale University</i> by Edward W. Flint: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Auditorium and Organ Facade: Vintage post card, courtesy of James Stark (1910s).

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