Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Municipal War Memorial Auditorium


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
   Year:        1929
   Opus:        771
   
No. manuals:    4
No. stops:      51
No. ranks:      44
No. pipes:      2,962

Specification

             GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
         16' Open Diapason       61              16' Contra Gamba        73
         16' Bourdon              5 PED           8' Open Diapason       73
          8' First Diapason      61               8' Rohrflöte           73
          8' Second Diapason     61               8' Gamba               73
          8' Third Diapason      pf               8' Voix Celeste II    146
          8' Claribel Flute      61               8' Flute Celeste II   134
          8' Erzähler            pf               4' Octave              73
          4' Octave              61               4' Violina             pf
          4' Principal           pf               4' Flute Triangulaire  73
          4' Flute Harmonique    61               2' Flautino            pf
      2 2/3' Twelfth             61               V  Cornet              pf
          2' Fifteenth           61               V  Mixture            305
          V  Harmonics          305              16' Waldhorn            73
         16' Trombone            pf               8' French Trumpet      pf
          8' Tromba              61               8' Cornopean           73
          4' Clarion             pf               8' Flügel Horn         73
             Cathedral Chimes    SO               8' Vox Humana          61
             Snare Drum          pf               4' Clarion             73
             Xylophone           pf                  Tremolo
             Piano               pf
                                                     ECHO ORGAN
             CHOIR ORGAN                          8' Cor de Nuit         pf
         16' Quintaton           73               8' Voix Celeste II     pf
          8' Diapason            pf               8' Vox Humana          pf
          8' Gamba               pf                  Tremolo             pf
          8' Orchestral Flute    73
          8' Dulciana            73                  PEDAL ORGAN
          4' Flute Couverte      73              32' Sub Bass            pf
      2 2/3' Nazard              61              16' Diapason            32
          2' Piccolo             61              16' Contre Basse        pf
      1 3/5' Tierce              pf              16' Open Diapason       GT
          8' Corno di Bassetto   73              16' Bourdon             32
          8' Orchestral Oboe     pf              16' Contra Gamba        SW
             Tremolo                             16' Quintaton           CH
          8' Harp (TC)           --               8' Octave              12
          4' Celesta             61 bars          8' Flute               12
                                                  8' Cello               SO
             SOLO ORGAN                           8' Gedeckt (Quintaton) CH
          8' Flauto Mirabilis    pf               4' Super Octave        12
          8' Violoncello         73               4' Flute               12
          8' Gamba Celeste       73               V  Harmonics           pf
          8' Concert Flute       pf              32' Bombarde            pf
          8' Harmonic Tuba       73              16' Ophicleide          32
          8' French Horn         61              16' Trombone            pf
          8' English Horn        61              16' Waldhorn            SW
          4' Clarion             pf          10 2/3' Quint Trombone      GT pf
             Tremolo                              8' Tromba              12
             Cathedral Chimes    25 tubes         4' Clarion             12
                                                     Cathedral Chimes    SO
                                                     Bass Drum           pf
                                                     Kettle Drum         pf


Source: Head flue and reed voicers' shop specs and the head reed voicer's log book, courtesy of Allen Kinzey; The Diapason, May 1929; other information provided by Steve Bournias.

Notes: Relocated to Sinclair Auditorium, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, in 1952.
The link to its present status is: http://www.coe.edu/academics/music/music_facilities/music_sinclairorgan

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=7821