Christ Memorial Reformed Episcopal Church
Chestnut Street @ 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 US
Organ ID: 5185
The Great Op. Diap. 16' has six stopped wood basses; the Great 8' string, listed in the contract as a "Salicional , " is marked "Gamba" on the pipes, and the missing label on the stopknob would more properly read "Viola da Gamba"; the Flute d'Amour 4' is of stopped wood with bored stoppers and 22 open metal trebles; and the Mixture is 15-19-22. The Swell Quintadena 8' is of capped metal, as is the low octave of the Viola 8'; the Flauto Traverso 4' is an open wood melodia with 9 open metal trebles. -- 1996 OHS Handbook
Updated through online information from Adam F. Dieffenbach. -- This organ has not been reinstalled and is currently in storage in our shop in Collingdale.
Updated through online information from George Nelson. -- Building damaged during severe thunder storm in 2004 when landmark stone tower and steeple fell through the sanctuary roof. Organ was not damaged, only dirtied. It was removed by Colin Walsh and later reinstalled. I do not know what work was done other than removal, cleaning & reinstallation.
Status Note: There 1996