Mt. Holyoke College, Abbey Chapel, South Hadley, MA
1898 Hutchings, Op. 436/1922 Skinner, Op. 367/1938 E. M. Skinner & Son, Op. 511
(Stoplist: William Baker, PIPORG-L Apr 1999)

Great:
16'  Diapason  h
8' 1st Diapason
8' 2nd Diapason
8' Principal Flute  har
8' Erzalhler
4' Octave  h
4' Harmonic Flute  h
2 2/3'   Twelth  h
2' Fifteenth  h
IV Mixture *
8' Trumpet (har from F30) m'd
Chimes (Solo)

Choir:
8' Diapason
8' Melodia  h
8' Viola  h
8' Klein Erzalhler II
4' Flute (d'Amour)  h, w
2 2/3'    Nasard
2' Piccolo  h
1 3/5'    Tierce
1 1/7'    Septieme
8' Clarinet  h
Celesta (Harp, m)
Celesta Sub

Swell:
16' Lieblich Bourdon  h
8' Diapason
8' Gedeckt
8' Clarabella
8' Salicional
8' Voix Celeste (CC)
8' Flauto Dolce
8' Flute Celeste
4' Octave  h
4' Flauto Traverso  w, har,  h
4' Violina  h
2' Fifteenth  h
IV Mixture
16' English Horn
8' Cornopean  h
8' Oboe
8' Vox Humana  h
4' Clarion  h

Solo:
8' Flauto Mirabilis &
8' Gamba
8' Gamba Celeste  CC
8' Heckelphone
8' French Horn
Chimes
not enclosed:
8' Harmonic Tuba  m'd

Pedal:
16' Diapason  w, h
16' Violone  w, h
16' Gemshorn
16' Bourdon  h
16' Echo Lieblich (Sw)
8' (Octave) [Diap]
8' (Gedeckt) [Bdn]
8' (Principal) [Gems]
8' (Still Gedeckt) [Sw 16]
5 1.3'    (Quinte) [Gems]
32' English Horn (Sw)
16' Trombone
16' (English Horn) (Sw)
8' (Tromba) [Trom 16]
Chimes (Solo)

Couplers:  (left to right)
Swell to Pedal
Great to Pedal
Choir to Pedal
Solo to Pedal
Swell to Pedal 4
Choir to Pedal 4
Solo to Pedal 4

Swell to Great
Choir to Great
Solo to Great
Solo to Choir
Great to Solo

Swell to Swell 4
Swell to Swell 16
Swell to Great 4
Swell to Great 16
Swell to Choir 4
Choir to Choir 4
Choir to Choir 16
Choir to Great 16

Solo to Solo 4
Solo to Solo 16
Solo to Great 4
Solo to Great 16


Octave Couplers off

h=Geo Hutchings 
har=harmonic
w=wood
m=metal
*=addition
m'd=moved to new chest

Abbey Chapel adjoins Mary Lyon Hall. This one is unusual:  note the 32ft English Horn. This organ is relatively unaltered, mostly by Skinner himself.  The acoustic in the chapel was greatly livened prior to the installation of the Fisk in the gallery and "Bessie," as she is known, sounds to good advantage in the improved environment.  Dr. Larry Schipull, Organist and Music Dept Chair, is very much at home on both instruments and is so instructing his students.  

 Wm Baker

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