Detroit, Michigan

Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church


Skinner organ, Op. 475 (1925) in Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church (Detroit, MI)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 475 (1925) in Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church (Detroit, MI)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 475 (1925) in Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church (Detroit, MI)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 475 (1925) in Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church (Detroit, MI)
 
 
 
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
Contract Year:  1924
Install Year:   1926
Opus:           475
   
No. manuals:    4
No. stops:      77
No. ranks:      68
No. pipes:      4,560

Specification

             GREAT ORGAN                            SWELL ORGAN
         16' Diapason            73             16' Bourdon             73
          8' First Diapason      61              8' First Diapason      73
          8' Second Diapason     61              8' Second Diapason     73
          8' Claribel Flute      73              8' Clarabella          73
          8' Erzähler            73              8' Gedeckt             73
          4' Octave              73              8' Gamba               73
          4' Flute               73              8' Voix Celeste II    146
      2 2/3' Twelfth             61              8' Flauto Dolce        73
          2' Fifteenth           61              8' Flute Celeste (tc)  61
         16' Ophicleide          SO              8' Aeoline             73
          8' Tromba              73              8' Unda Maris (tc)     61
          8' Tuba                SO              4' Octave              73
          4' Clarion             73              4' Flute Triangulaire  73
          4' Tuba Clarion        SO              4' Unda Maris II      122
             Chimes              EC              2' Flautino            61
                                                 V  Mixture            305
             CHOIR ORGAN                        16' Posaune             73
         16' Gamba               61              8' Cornopean           73
          8' Diapason            61              8' Flügel Horn         73
          8' Concert Flute       61              8' Vox Humana          73
          8' Kleine Erzähler II 110              4' Clarion             73
          4' Flute               61                 Tremolo
      2 2/3' Nazard              61
          2' Piccolo             61                 PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Clarinet            61             16' Diapason            32
          8' Orchestral Oboe     61             16' Diapason            GT
             Tremolo                            16' Violone             32
          8' Harp (from Celesta) tc             16' Bourdon             32
          4' Celesta             61 bars        16' Gamba               CH
                                                16' Echo Lieblich       SW
             SOLO ORGAN                          8' Octave              12
          8' Stentorphone        73              8' Gedeckt             12
          8' Gamba               73              8' Cello               12
          8' Gamba Celeste       73              8' Still Flute         SW
         16' Ophicleide          73              4' Super Octave        12
          8' Tuba Mirabilis      73              4' Flute               12
          8' Tuba                73              2' Piccolo             12
          8' French Horn         73             32' Bombarde            32
          8' English Horn        73             16' Trombone            12
          4' Tuba Clarion        73             16' Posaune             SW
             Tremolo                             8' Tromba              12
                                                 4' Clarion             12
             ECHO ORGAN                             Chimes              EC
          8' Diapason            61
          8' Chimney Flute       61                 COUPLERS
          8' Voix Celeste II    122                 Swell to Pedal      8  4
          4' Flute               61                 Great to Pedal      8
          8' Tromba              61                 Choir to Pedal      8  4
          8' Vox Humana          61                 Solo to Pedal       8  4
             Tremolo                                Swell to Great  16  8  4
             Chimes              25 tubes           Choir to Great  16  8  4
                                                    Solo to Great   16  8  4
             COMBINATIONS                           Swell to Choir      8  4
             Solo & Echo  8  (thumb)                Solo to Choir       8
             Swell        8  (thumb)                Swell to Solo       8
             Great        6  (thumb)                Great to Solo       8
             Choir        6  (thumb)                Great to Great         4
             Pedal        6  (toe)                  Swell to Swell  16     4
             General      6  (thumb)                Choir to Choir  16     4
             General Cancel                         Solo to Solo    16     4
             Pedal combinations to manual,
               on & off: Swell, Great,              REVERSIBLES
               Choir, Solo & Echo                   Great to Pedal  (thumb & pedal)
                                                    Swell to Pedal  (thumb)
             MECHANICALS                            Choir to Pedal  (thumb)
             Choir expression pedal                 Sforzando       (thumb & pedal)
             Swell expression pedal
             Solo & Echo expression pedal
             Crescendo pedal (with light indicator)
             Octave Coupler Off (manual piston)
             All Swells to Swell (hitchdown pedal)


Source: The Life and Work of Ernest M. Skinner by Dorothy Holden

Photos 2-4 Source: Jonathan Bowen

Notes: Photo 2 - console, Photo 3 - Solo Division, Photo 4 - Main Case

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=6626