Pipe Organ Database

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Henry Erben (18__)

Location:

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Washington, DC US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 23108

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on January 17, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Henry Erben
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 17, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Henry Erben
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 17, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Henry Erben
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 17, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Henry Erben
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on January 17, 2021.
Jim Stettner on January 17, 2021:

The Erben was free-standing and encased in the rear gallery.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on January 17, 2021.

Database Manager on March 09, 2006:

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:
Pipework incorporated into E. M. Skinner Opus 531 (1925), relocated here and altered by Lewis & Hitchcock.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

19th century Erben case: Photograph by Charlie Raasch, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-02-16

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