The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Calvary Methodist Church
Washington, District of Columbia

OHS Database ID 26049.


Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 2, 2009.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 28 stops. 41 registers. 32 ranks. 2101 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Identified 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 1015 (1940). (Database Manager. May 14, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Fr. Mark McGuire. -- In 2003, the instrument was purchased by St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, 861 N. Socora, Wichita, KS 67212. John Hendriksen modifed the organ when it was moved to St. Francis. (Database Manager. August 2, 2009)

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Washington, District of Columbia
    Calvary Methodist Church
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1015-A   1957   3 manuals, 28 stops, 32 ranks
    ____________________________________________________________________________________
    
                GREAT ORGAN                               SWELL ORGAN
            16' Quintade            61                16' Rohrflöte           73
             8' Diapason            61                 8' Geigen Principal    73 *
             8' Bourdon             61                 8' Rohrflöte           12
             8' Spitzflöte          61                 8' Viole de Gambe      73
             4' Octave              61                 8' Viole Celeste       73
            II  Grave Mixture      122                 8' Flute Celeste II   134
             8' Trumpet             SW *               4' Gemshorn            73
                Chimes                                 4' Flute Harmonique    73 *
                                                       2' Piccolo             --
                CHOIR ORGAN                          III  Plein Jeu          183
             8' Viola               73                16' Trumpet             12 *
             8' Nason Flute         73                 8' Trumpet             73
             8' Dulciana            73                 8' Hautbois            73
             8' Unda Maris (TC)     61                 4' Clarion             -- *
             4' Cor de Nuit         73                    Tremolo
         2 2/3' Nazard              61
             2' Blockflöte          61                    PEDAL ORGAN
         1 3/5' Tierce              61                32' Contre Bourdon       5
             8' Clarinet            73                16' Contre Basse (wood) 32
                Tremolo                               16' Bourdon             32
                                                      16' Quintade            GT
                                                      16' Echo Lieblich       SW
                                                       8' Spitz Principal     32
                                                       8' Quintade            GT
                                                       8' Still Gedeckt       SW
                                                       4' Principal           12
                                                      16' Posaune             12 SW 
                                                       8' Trumpet             SW *
                                                          Chimes              GT
     
             *  added in 1957 as Op. 1015-A
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-07-12]
    
    
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