Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Civic Opera House


The Chicago Civic Opera House (Chicago, IL)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
   Year:        1929
   Opus:        752
   
No. manuals:    2
No. stops:      29
No. ranks:      33
No. pipes:      2,184

Specification

             GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
          8' First Diapason      61              16' Lieblich Gedeckt    73
          8' Second Diapason     61               8' Open Diapason       73
          8' Gamba               61               8' Stopped Diapason    73
          8' Clarabella          61               8' Salicional          73
          4' Octave              61               8' Voix Celeste        73
          4' Flute               61               8' Aeoline             73
      2 2/3' Twelfth             61               4' Octave              73
          2' Fifteenth           61               4' Flute Triangulaire  73
          V  Mixture            305               V  Mixture            305
          8' Trumpet             61              16' Waldhorn            73
             Chimes              pf               8' Cornopean           73
                                                  8' Oboe                73
             PEDAL ORGAN                          4' Clarion             73
         16' Open Diapason       32                  Tremolo
         16' Bourdon             32
         16' Echo Lieblich       SW
          8' Octave              12
          8' Flute               12
         16' Waldhorn            SW


Source: Allen Kinzey.

Notes: It was enlarged in later years with a Choir division and a second-hand Möller console; briefly placed in storage during 1995 reconstruction; dispersed, with pipeworth used by the Bradford Organ Co. in the rebuild of Austin Op. 948 at St. James Episcopal Cathedral, Chicago.

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=23538