North Adams, Massachusetts

First Methodist Church


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
   Year:        1928
   Opus:        708
No. manuals:    3
No. stops:      23
No. ranks:      23
No. pipes:      1,524
      

Specification

              GREAT ORGAN                            SWELL ORGAN
           8' Open Diapason     61               16' Bourdon           73
           8' Clarabella        61                8' Geigen            73
           4' Principal         61                8' Rohrflute         73
          II  Grave Mixture    122                8' Salicional        73
              Chimes            20 tubes          8' Voix Celeste      61 tc
                                                  4' Octave Geigen     73 
              CHOIR ORGAN                       III  Mixture          183
           8' Cor de Nuit       73                8' Cornopean         73
           8' Dulciana          73                8' Flügel Horn       73
           4' Flute Harmonique  73                8' Vox Humana        73
           8' Clarinet          73                   Tremolo
              Tremolo
              Chimes            GT                   PEDAL ORGAN
                                                 16' Contre Basse      32
              COUPLERS                           16' Bourdon           32
              Swell to Pedal 8, 4                 8' Octave            12
              Great to Pedal 8, 4                 8' Gedeckt           12
              Choir to Pedal 8, 4                 4' Flute             12
              Swell to Great 16, 8, 4                Chimes            GT
              Choir to Great 16, 8, 4
              Swell to Choir 16, 8, 4                COMBINATIONS
              Swell to Swell 16, 4                   Swell 5   Ped to Man On/Off
              Great to Great 16, 4                   Great 4   Ped to Man On/Off
              Choir to Choir 16, 4                   Choir 4   Ped to Man On/Off
                                                     Pedal 3
              EXPRESSION
              Balanced Swell Pedal                   MECHANICALS
              Balanced Choir Pedal                   Great to Pedal Reversible
              Crescendo Pedal                        Sforzando Reversible


Source: Paul Opel via PIPORG-L

Note: The organ was built at a cost of $13,240 and is placed in two chambers. As of 2004, it was the only unaltered Skinner in Berkshire County.

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=9282