Benton Harbor, Michigan

First Congregational Church


First Congregational Church (Benton Harbor, MI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
   Year:        1925
   Opus:        547
 
No. manuals:    4
No. stops:      29
No. ranks:      27
No. pipes:      1,798

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
          8' Erzähler            73               8' Salicional          73
          4' Octave              73               8' Voix Celeste        73
          4' Flute               73               8' Flauto Dolce        73
             Chimes              EC               8' Flute Celeste (TC)  61
                                                  4' Flute Triangulaire  73
             CHOIR ORGAN                         IV  Mixture            244
          8' Concert Flute       61               8' Cornopean           73
          8' Dulciana            61               8' Flügel Horn         73
          4' Flute               61                  Tremolo
          8' Clarinet            61
             Tremolo                                 ECHO ORGAN
             Harp                                 8' Chimney Flute       61
             Celesta                              8' Vox Humana          61
                                                     Tremolo
             SOLO ORGAN                              Chimes
          8' Orchestral Flute    pf
          8' Gamba               pf                  PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Gamba Celeste       pf              16' Diapason            32
          8' French Horn         pf              16' Bourdon             GT
          8' English Horn        pf              16' Echo Bourdon        SW
             Tremolo             pf               8' Octave              12
          8' Tuba Mirabilis      pf               8' Gedeckt             GT
                                                  8' Still Gedeckt       SW


Source: Allen Kinzey

Notes: The church and organ were destroyed by fire on February 27, 1926. The church was rebuilt and an almost identical Skinner organ, Op. 666, was installed in 1928.

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=23133