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Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
2825 Lexington Road
Louisville, Kentucky 40280

Alumni Memorial Chapel

OHS Database ID 25319.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 13, 2017.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 7 divisions. 99 stops. 77 registers. 114 ranks. 6562 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Zach Young. -- Installed Originally Opus 1162 with approx 40 ranks in 1950. Enlarged in 1963. Currently used for chapel services, teaching, and recitals. A fund raising campaign was recently launched for the purpose of rebuilding the organ. (Database Manager. February 27, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. August 3, 2007)
  • Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Enlargement of Opus 1162. Combination action replaced with solid state; extant. (Database Manager. May 21, 2008)

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Console to left. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1992-07-29
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1992-07-29
Console to right. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1992-07-29
Console and Donald P. Hustad. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1992-07-29

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1162-A   1963   4 manuals, 77 stops, 114 ranks
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             GREAT ORGAN (II)                            SWELL ORGAN (III)
         16' Quintaton                61             16' Flute Conique            73
          8' Principal                61              8' Geigen Diapason          73
          8' Flute Harmonique         61              8' Rohrflöte                73
          8' Bourdon                  61              8' Viole de Gambe           73
          8' Gemshorn                 61              8' Viole Celeste            73
          4' Octave                   61              8' Flauto Dolce             73
          4' Rohrflöte                61              8' Flute Celeste            73
      2 2/3' Octave Quint             61              8' Viole Conique            73
          2' Super Octave             61              4' Principal                73
          2' Blockflöte               61              4' Harmonic Flute           73
      1 3/5' Terz                     61          2 2/3' Nazard                   61
             Fourniture IV-VI        338              2' Fifteenth                61
             Klein Mixtur III        183                 Plein Jeu III           183
             Cymbel IV               244                 Cymbale IV              244
             Grande Fourniture IV-VI  BO             16' Contre Trompette         73
         16' Bombarde                 BO              8' Trompette                73  
          8' Trompette Harmonique     BO              8' Hautbois                 73
          4' Clairon Harmonique       BO              8' Voix Humaine             73
                                                      4' Clairon                  73
             CHOIR ORGAN (I)                             Tremulant
         16' Violone                  73
          8' String Diapason          73                 POSITIV ORGAN (Floating)
          8' Cor de Nuit              73              8' Spitz Geigen             61
          8' Erzähler                 73              4' Prestant                 61
          8' Erzähler Celeste (TC)    61              2' Lieblich Prinzipal       61
          4' Gemshorn                 73          1 1/3' Oktav Quinte             61
          4' Nachthorn                73                 Sesquialtera II         122
      2 2/3' Nazard                   61                 Scharf IV-VI            342
          2' Piccolo                  61             16' Dulzian                  BW
      1 3/5' Tierce                   61              8' Krummhorn                BW
          1' Sifflöte                 61              4' Schalmei                 BW
             Acuta III               183
          8' Clarinet                 73                 PEDAL ORGAN
             Tremulant                               32' Soubasse                 12
                                                     16' Contre Basse             32
             BRUSTWERK ORGAN (IV)                    16' Soubasse                 32
          8' Holz Gedeckt             61             16' Quintaton                GT
          4' Koppelflöte              61             16' Flute Conique            SW
          2' Blockflöte               61             16' Violone                  CH
          1' Gemshorn                 61         10 2/3' Quinte                   CH
             Tertian II (TC)          98              8' Octave                   32
             Cymbel IV               244              8' Bourdon                  32
         16' Dulzian                  61              8' Rohrflöte                SW
          8' Krummhorn                61              8' Quintaton                GT
          4' Schalmei                 61              8' Violone                  CH
             Brust-Pos Tremulant                  5 1/3' Spitz Quint              32
                                                      4' Super Octave             32
             BOMBARDE ORGAN (IV)                      4' Nachthorn                32
             Grande Fourniture IV-VI 312              2' Octavin                  32
         16' Bombarde                 61                 Mixtur III               96
          8' Trompette Harmonique     61                 Scharf IV               128
          4' Clairon Harmonique       61             32' Contre Bombarde          12
                                                     16' Bombarde                 32
                                                     16' Contre Trompette         SW
                                                     16' Dulzian                  BW
                                                      8' Bombarde                 12
                                                      8' Dulzian                  BW
                                                      4' Bombarde                 12
                                                      4' Schalmei                 BW
                                                      2' Kornett                  32
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-09-13]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.