Rhinebeck, New York

Church of the Messiah, Episcopal


Skinner Organ, Op. 323 (1920) in Church of the Messiah (Rhinebeck, NY)
 
Skinner Organ, Op. 323 (1920) in Church of the Messiah (Rhinebeck, NY)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
   Year:        1920
   Opus:        323
 
No. manuals:    3
No. stops:      26
No. ranks:      24
No. pipes:      1,676
      

Specification

             GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
          8' First Diapason      61              16' Bourdon             73
          8' Second Diapason     61               8' Diapason            73
          8' Waldflöte           61               8' Gedeckt             73
          4' Flute Harmonique    61               8' Salicional          73
             Chimes (added 1930)                  8' Voix Celeste        73
                                                  8' Aeoline             73
             CHOIR ORGAN                          4' Flute               73
          8' Concert Flute       73               2' Flautino            61
          8' Dulciana            73             III  Mixture            183
          4' Flute               73               8' Cornopean           73
          8' Tuba                73               8' Vox Humana          73
          8' English Horn        73                  Tremolo
             Tremolo
                                                     PEDAL ORGAN
                                                 16' Diapason            32
                                                 16' Bourdon             32
                                                 16' Echo Bourdon        SW
                                                  8' Octave              12
                                                  8' Gedeckt             12
                                                  8' Still Gedeckt       SW
                                                     Chimes              GT


Source: The Lynnwood Farnam Collection, Curtis Institute of Music, via Jonathan Bowen.

Photo #2 Source: Charles Callahan.

Notes: The church website says that Skinner added Chimes "at both keys and pedals" – in 1930. The organ was donated by Capt. Vincent Astor. Lynnwood Farnam played the dedicatory October 22, 1923.

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=2546