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J. W. Steere & Sons (1915)

Originally Hutchings-Votey Organ Co. (Opus 1469, 1902)

Location:

Yale University - Woolsey Hall
New Haven, CT US
Woolsey Hall
Organ ID: 23486

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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)
  • 104 ranks. 7,353 pipes. 4 manuals. 96 stops. 122 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 26, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 96
  • Registers: 122
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 26, 2018.
Database Manager on May 26, 2018:

The Newberry Organ as it was rebuilt by Steere was dedicated on Friday evening, February 2, 1917, at a recital by Professor Harry Benjamin Jepson, University Organist. The program was:

1. Bach, Prelude and Fugue in D major
&nbsp&nbsp     Choral. "Schmücke dich, O Liebe Seele"
2. Franck, Grande Pièce Symphonique, Op. 17
&nbsp&nbsp     Andante serioso, Allegro non troppo e maestoso
&nbsp&nbsp     Andante, Allegro, Andante
&nbsp&nbsp     Grand Choeur
2. Bariè, Intermezzo
&nbsp   Holloway, Duo
&nbsp   Gigout, Scherzo
&nbsp   Acadelt, Ave Maria
&nbsp   Karganoff, Reproche
&nbsp   Rebikoff, Feuille d'Album
4. Widor, Fifth Organ Symphony, Op. 42
    I. Allegro vivace   II. Allegro cantabile   V. Toccata

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

Database Manager on July 15, 2009:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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>Two Centuries of American Organ Building</i> by William H. Barnes and Edward B. Gammons: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

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