La Grange, Illinois

Cossitt Avenue School


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
   Year:        1923
   Opus:        405
   
No. manuals:    3
No. stops:      26
No. ranks:      24
No. pipes:      1,586 

Specification

             GREAT ORGAN                              SWELL ORGAN
          8' Diapason            73               16' Bourdon             73
          8' Clarabella          73                8' Diapason            73
          8' Erzähler            73                8' Gedeckt             73
          4' Octave              73                8' Salicional          73
          8' French Horn         73 (in SW)        8' Voix Celeste        73
                                                   8' Aeoline             73
             CHOIR ORGAN                           4' Flute Harmonique    73
          8' Concert Flute       61              III  Mixture (15-19-22) 183
          8' Dulciana            61                8' Cornopean           73
          4' Flute Harmonique    61                8' Flügel Horn         73
          8' Clarinet            61                8' Vox Humana          73
             Tremolo                                  Tremolo
          8' Harp (TC)           --
          4' Celesta             61 bars              PEDAL ORGAN
                                                  16' Diapason            32
                                                  16' Bourdon             32
                                                  16' Echo Bourdon        SW
                                                   8' Octave              12
                                                   8' Bourdon             12
                                                   8' Still Gedeckt       SW


Source: The Life and Work of Ernest M. Skinner, by Dorothy J. Holden, and available thru the Organ Historical Society.

Notes: When this organ was for sale in the mid-1970's, Mrs. Holden's husband took the specification over the telephone from an unidentified caller.  The "Boston Organ Club Newsletter" dates the organ as 1923.

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=22801