Richmond, Virginia

Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church


Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (Richmond, VA)
 
Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (Richmond, VA)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
   Year:        1922
   Opus:        366
   
No. manuals:    4
No. stops:      45
No. ranks:      39
No. pipes:      2,537

Specification

            GREAT ORGAN                              SWELL ORGAN
        16' Bourdon              17 PED          16' Bourdon              73
         8' First Diapason       61               8' Diapason             73
         8' Second Diapason      61               8' Gedeckt              73
         8' Claribel Flute       61               8' Salicional           73
         8' Erzähler             61               8' Voix Celeste         73
         4' Octave               61               8' Flauto Dolce         73
         4' Flute                61               8' Flute Celeste (TC)   61
            Chimes               25 tubes         4' Flute                73
                                                  2' Flautino             61
            CHOIR ORGAN                         III  Solo Mixture        183
         8' Diapason             61               8' Cornopean            73
         8' Concert Flute        61               8' Flügel Horn          73
         8' Dulciana             61               8' Vox Humana           73
         4' Flute                61                  Tremolo
         2' Piccolo              61
         8' Clarinet             61                  PEDAL ORGAN
            Tremolo                              32' Diapason (resultant) --
         8' Harp (TC)            --              16' Diapason             32
         4' Celesta              61 bars         16' Bourdon              32
                                                 16' Echo Bourdon         SW
            SOLO ORGAN                            8' Octave               12
         8' Gamba                73               8' Gedeckt              12
         8' Gamba Celeste        73               8' Still Gedeckt        SW
         8' Tuba Mirabilis       73               4' Flute                12
         8' French Horn          73              16' Trombone             32
         8' English Horn         73               8' Tromba               12
            Tremolo                                  Chimes               GT
 
            ECHO ORGAN (Added 1925 as Op. 366-A)
         8' Rohrflute            73
         8' Erzähler             73
         4' Octave               61  **
        II  Grave Mixture       146  **


Source: The Organ in Richmond, Donald R. Traser, 2001. The book was sponsored by the Richmond AGO Chapter and is available through the Organ Historical Society.

** Octave and Grave Mixture might have been what appeared in the Echo division in later years, but most likely they were originally a 4' Flute and an 8' Vox Humana. Only four ranks were added in 1925, not five as shown in the stop list published in the book.

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=22648