Stamford, Connecticut

St. John's Episcopal Church


Ernest M. Skinner organ, Op. 266 (1917) in St. John's Episcopal Church (Stamford, CT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Builder:        Ernest M. Skinner Organ Co.
   Year:        1917
   Opus:        277
   
No. manuals:    4
No. stops:      47
No. ranks:      34
No. pipes:      2,081
      

Specification

            GREAT ORGAN                               SWELL ORGAN
        16' Diapason             61               16' Bourdon             73
         8' First Diapason       61                8' Diapason            73
         8' Second Diapason      12                8' Stopped Diapason    73
         8' Philomela           PED                8' Salicional          73
         8' Gedeckt              SW                8' Voix Celeste        73
         8' Erzähler             61                8' Spitz Flute         73
         4' Octave               61                8' Aeoline             73
         4' Flute                SW                8' Unda Maris (TC)     61
         2' Fifteenth            61                4' Octave              73
                                                   4' Flute               73
            CHOIR ORGAN                            2' Flageolet           61
         8' Geigen Principal     73              III  Mixture            183
         8' Concert Flute        73               16' English Horn        73
         8' Quintadena           73                8' Cornopean           73
         8' Dulciana             73                8' Oboe                73
         4' Fugara               73                8' Vox Humana          73
         4' Flute                73                   Tremolo
         2' Piccolo              61
         8' Clarinet             73                   PEDAL ORGAN
            Tremolo                               16' Diapason            32
                                                  16' Bourdon             32
            SOLO ORGAN                            16' Echo Lieblich       SW
         8' Tuba                 73           10 2/3' Quint (Bourdon)     --
            Other stops prepared-for               8' Octave              12
                                                   8' Gedeckt             12
                                                   8' Still Gedeckt       SW
                                                  16' Trombone            32
                                                  16' English Horn        SW


Source: The Diapason, November 1919.

Notes: (from The Diapason, November 1919) "St. John's Episcopal Church at Stamford, Conn., considered one of the most beautiful church edifices in this country, has a large new organ built for it by the Skinner Company. The instrument was opened on the evening of Oct. 26 with a recital by William Anderson, organist and choirmaster of the church. The new organ replaces a fine old Roosevelt three-manual built thirty years ago. Mr. Skinner pronounced the organ chamber ideal and it has great height and corresponding width. The organ is on one side of the chancel and the console is placed on the opposite side. Every stop is complete and there is no borrowing except for some augmentation of pedal stops."

However, if every stop was straight, there would be 39 ranks instead of the 34 indicated in the OHS OPUS LIST.

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=22364