Pipe Organ Database

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Newcomer Organ Co. (1975)

Location:

Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul, Episcopal
Mount Saint Alban
Washington, DC US
Organ ID: 8056

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was E. M. Skinner & Son (1937, Opus510).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Tonal changes and enlargement. Carried out by joint consortium of craftsmen and suppliers headed by Newcomer.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Cathedral's Website (Music tab)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Great Pipework: Photograph by Jim Gautsch jr.. Taken on 2005-07-04

Exterior: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2019-06-26

Exterior: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2019-06-26

Exterior: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2019-06-26

Nave looking east: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2019-06-26

Nave looking west: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2019-06-26

Facade: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2019-06-26

Console: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2019-06-26

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2019-06-26

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2019-06-26

High Altar with Trompette en Chamade above: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2019-06-26

Swell Pipework: Photograph by Jim Gautsch jr.. Taken on 2005-07-04

Choir Pipework: Photograph by Jim Gautsch jr.. Taken on 2005-07-04

Solo Pipework: Photograph by Jim Gautsch jr.. Taken on 2005-07-04

East end of cathedral triforium: Photograph by Jim Gautsch jr.. Taken on 2005-07-04

Trompette en chamade: Photograph by Jim Gautsch jr.. Taken on 2005-07-04

Exposed pipework: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2020-02-22

Pipework in triforium: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2020-02-22

Vaulted ceiling: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2020-02-22

West rose window: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2020-02-22

Cathedral exterior: Photograph by Steven Gautsch. Taken on 2020-02-22