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California Palace of the Legion of Honor


Skinner Organ, Op. 455 (1923) in California Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco, CA)
 
Uda Waldrop at Skinner Organ, Op. 455 (1923) in California Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco, CA)
Uda Waldrop
Skinner Organ, Op. 455 (1923) in California Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco, CA)
 
Skinner Organ, Op. 455 (1923) in California Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco, CA)
 
Skinner Organ, Op. 455 (1923) in California Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco, CA)
 
Skinner Organ, Op. 455 (1923) in California Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco, CA)
 
Skinner Organ, Op. 455 (1923) in California Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco, CA)
 
Skinner Organ, Op. 455 (1923) in California Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco, CA)
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
   Year:        1923
   Opus:        455

No. manuals:    4
No. stops:      107
No. ranks:      63
No. pipes:      4,542
      

Specification

        II. GREAT ORGAN (7½" wind)               I. CHOIR ECHO (6" wind)
    16' Diapason              73 (unenc.)    16' Echo Bourdon          97
     8' First Diapason        73              8' Stopped Diapason      --
     8' Second Diapason       85              8' Clarabella Celeste    61 tc
     8' Gross Flute           29 PED          8' Viole d'Orchestre     73
     8' Doppel Flute          85              8' Voix Celeste II      146
     8' Gamba                 73              4' Flute d'Amour         --
     8' Gemshorn Celeste     134              2' Piccolo               --
     4' Octave                --              8' Corno d'Amore         61
     4' Wald Flute            --              8' Vox Humana            61
 2 2/3' Twelfth               61                 Tremolo
     2' Super Octave          61                 Chimes                25 tubes
    16' Tuba Profunda         73 (12")
     8' Trumpet               73 (12")           IV. SOLO ECHO (duplicates above)
     4' Clarion               73 (12")       16' Echo Bourdon
        Tremolo                               8' Stopped Diapason
        Chimes                25 tubes        8' Clarabella Celeste
        Harp                  CH              8' Viole d'Orchestre
        Celesta               CH              8' Voix Celeste II
                                              4' Flute d'Amour
        III. SWELL ORGAN (7½" wind)           2' Piccolo
    16' Bourdon               97              8' Corno d'Amore
     8' Open Diapason         73              8' Vox Humana
     8' Violin Diapason       73                 Tremolo
     8' Stopped Diapason      --                 Chimes
     8' Gedeckt               73
     8' Clarabella Celeste    61 tc              IV. ARCH ORGAN (30" wind)
     8' Viole d'Orchestre     73              8' Clarion               44
     8' Viole d'O Celeste     73                 Large Chimes          10 tubes
     8' Voix Celeste II      146
     4' Flute Traverso        73                 PEDAL ORGAN
     4' Gedeckt               --             64' Gravissima            --
     4' Violina               73             32' Bourdon Profunda      80
 2 2/3' Flute Twelfth         --             16' First Diapason        32
     2' Flute Super           --             16' Second Diapason       44
 1 3/5' Flute Tierce          --             16' Open Diapason         GT
   III  Mixture              183             16' Violone               56
    16' Posaune               85             16' Bourdon               --
     8' Posaune               --             16' Lieblich Gedeckt      SW
     8' Flugelhorn            73             16' Echo Bourdon          EC
     8' Vox Humana            73             16' Contra Dulciana       CH
     4' Clarion               73         10 2/3' Quintatone (Violone)  --
        Tremolo                               8' Gross Flute (2nd D)   --
                                              8' Flute (Bourdon)       --
        I. CHOIR ORGAN (7½" wind)             8' Dolce Flute           SW
    16' Contra Dulciana       97              8' Cello (Violone)       --
     8' Diapason Phonon       73              8' Gamba Celeste II      SO
     8' Concert Flute         73              4' Super Flute (Bdn)     --
     8' Melodia               73              4' Violin (Violone)      --
     8' Flute Celeste         61 tc       2 2/3' Twelfth (Bdn)         --
     8' Viola Unda Maris II  146              2' Piccolo (Bdn)         --
     8' Dulciana              --             32' Tuba Gravissima       68
     4' Flute d'Amour         85             16' Trombone              --
     4' Unda Maris II        146              8' Tuba                  --
     4' Super Dulciana        --              4' Clarion               --
 2 2/3' Nazard                --             16' Contra Posaune        SW
     2' Piccolo               --             16' Trumpet Profunda      SO
     8' Corno di Bassetto     73                 Chimes                GT
     8' Orchestral Oboe       73                 Chimes                EC
        Tremolo                                  Timpani (Bass Drum roll)
        Chimes                GT                 Thunder Pedal
        Harp                  61 bars
        Celesta               --                 I. TRAPS (in Dome)
                                                 Bass Drum
        IV. SOLO ORGAN (15" wind)                Castanets
     8' Stentorphone          73                 Chinese Block
     8' Tibia Plena           73                 Crash Cymbal
     8' Chimney Flute         73                 Gong
     8' Gamba                 73                 Snare Drum (f)
     8' Gamba Celeste         73                 Snare Drum (ff)
    16' Tuba Profunda         85                 Tambourine
     8' Tuba Major            --                 Triangle
     4' Tuba Clarion          --
     8' Military Trumpet      73 (20")
     8' French Horn           73
     8' English Horn          73
     8' Vox Humana            73
        Tremolo
        Chimes                GT
        Harp                  CH
        Celesta               CH


Source: Allen Kinzey

Photo 1 Source: San Francisco Palace of the Legion of Honor

Photo 2 Source: Jim Lewis (Uda Waldrop at the console)

Photo 3 Source: Larry Klug

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