Wheeling, West Virginia

St. Matthew's Episcopal Church


Skinner organ, Op. 507 (1924) in St. Matthew's Episcopal Church (Wheeling, WV)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 507 (1924) in St. Matthew's Episcopal Church (Wheeling, WV)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
   Year:        1924
   Opus:        507
   
No. manuals:    4
No. stops:      38
No. ranks:      36
No. pipes:      2,455

Specification

             GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
         16' Bourdon             17 PED          16' Bourdon             73
          8' Diapason            73               8' Diapason            73
          8' Claribel Flute      73               8' Gedeckt             73
          4' Octave              73               8' Salicional          73
          4' Flute               73               8' Voix Celeste        73
         IV  Mixture            244               8' Flauto Dolce        73
          8' Tromba              73               8' Flute Celeste (TC)  61
                                                  4' Flute               73
             CHOIR ORGAN                          2' Flautino            61
          8' Concert Flute       73             III  Mixture            183
          8' Dulciana            73              16' Double Trumpet      73
          4' Flute               73               8' Cornopean           73
          8' Clarinet            73               8' Flügel Horn         73
             Tremolo                              8' Vox Humana          73
          8' Harp (TC)           --               4' Clarion             73
          4' Celesta             61 bars             Tremolo
 
             SOLO ORGAN                              PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Gamba               73              16' Diapason            32
          8' Gamba Celeste       73              16' Bourdon             32
          8' Tuba Mirabilis      73              16' Echo Bourdon        SW
          8' French Horn         73               8' Octave              12
             Tremolo                              8' Gedeckt             12
                                                  8' Still Gedeckt       SW
                                                 16' Ophicleide          12 SO
                                                 16' Posaune             SW


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

Photo Source: via Jeffrey Fox

Notes: Aeolian-Skinner added a new console in 1971 as Op. 507-A; the organ was rebuilt and enlarged to 71 ranks as Moller Op. R-945 in 1975, retaining 30 Skinner ranks.

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=23070