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Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
2825 Lexington Road
Louisville, Kentucky 40280

Alumni Chapel

OHS Database ID 27996.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 4, 2007.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 4 divisions. 36 stops. 44 registers. 42 ranks. 2478 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 Jeff Scofield. -- Renovated and greatly enlarged to 113 ranks in 1963 as Aeolian-Skinner Op. 1162-A. (Database Manager. September 4, 2007)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: from The Diapason, September 1948
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1162   1948   4 manuals, 36 stops, 42 ranks
    __________________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN                                SWELL ORGAN
         16' Quintaton              pf              16' Flute Conique          pf
          8' Diapason               61               8' Geigen Diapason        73
          8' Bourdon                61               8' Rohrflöte              73
          8' Gemshorn               pf               8' Viola da Gamba         73
          4' Octave                 61               8' Viola Celeste          73
          4' Rohrflöte              61               8' Flauto Dolce           pf
      2 2/3' Octave Quint           61               8' Flute Celeste          pf
          2' Super Octave           61               4' Principal              73
          2' Blockflöte             pf               4' Harmonic Flute         73
             Cornet III-V           pf           2 2/3' Nazard                 pf
             Harmonics IV           pf               2' Fifteenth              61
             Mixture III           183                  Plein Jeu III         183
         16' Harmonic Trumpet       SO pf               Cymbale IV             pf
          8' Harmonic Trumpet       SO pf           16' Fagotto                73
          4' Clarion                SO pf            8' Trompette              73
             Chimes                 EC pf            8' Oboe                   pf
                                                     4' Clarion                73
             CHOIR ORGAN                                Tremolo
         16' Contra Dulciana        73                  Chimes                 EC
          8' String Diapason        73
          8' Cor de Nuit            73                  SOLO ORGAN (prepared for)
          8' Erzähler               73               8' Flauto Mirabilis
          8' Erzähler Celeste (TC)  61               8' Gross Gamba
          8' Dulcet II              pf               8' Gamba Celeste
          4' Gemshorn               pf               4' Orchestral Flute
          4' Nachthorn              73              16' Harmonic Trumpet
      2 2/3' Nazard                 61               8' Harmonic Trumpet
          2' Piccolo                61               8' French Horn
      1 3/5' Tierce                 pf               8' English Horn
          1' Sifflöte               61               4' Clarion
          8' Clarinet               73                  Tremolo
             Tremolo
          8' Harp (TC)                                  PEDAL ORGAN
          4' Celesta                                16' Diapason               pf
                                                    16' Contre Basse           32
             POSITIV ORGAN (prepared for)           16' Bourdon                32
          8' Gedeckt                                16' Quintaton              GT pf
          4' Principal                              16' Flute Conique          SW pf
          4' Koppelflöte                            16' Contra Dulciana        CH
      2 2/3' Quint                              10 2/3' Quint                  pf
          2' Blockflöte                              8' Octave                 32
      1 3/5' Tierce                                  8' Bourdon                32
          1' Sifflöte                                8' Quintaton              GT pf
             Cymbale III                             8' Rohrflöte              SW
          8' Krummhorn                               8' Gamba                  SW
                                                     8' Dulciana               CH
             ECHO ORGAN (prepared for)           5 1/3' Quint                  pf
          8' Cor de Nuit                             4' Super Octave           32
          8' Vox Angelica                            4' Nachthorn              32
          8' Unda Maris (TC)                         2' Octavin                pf
          4' Flute                                      Mixture II             pf
          8' Vox Humana                                 Mixture III            96
             Tremolo                                32' Contre Bombarde        pf
             Chimes                                 16' Bombarde               32
                                                    16' Harmonic Trumpet       SO pf
                                                     8' Bombarde               12
                                                     8' Trompette              SW
                                                     4' Clarion                12
                                                     4' Clarion                SW
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-09-13]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: from The Diapason, September 1948 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.