Pipe Organ Database

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Columbia Organ Works (1991)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 728-A, 1954)

Location:

Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church
2300 Dumbarton Road
Richmond, VA 23228 US
Organ ID: 23503

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on January 19, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Paul R. Marchesano on January 19, 2022:

Contains at least one rank of pipes from the Hook & Hastings, Opus 2540, Riv erside Church, New York City.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on January 19, 2022.

Database Manager on May 08, 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: Rebuild of Skinner Opus 728, relocated from First Baptist Church in 1970 and damaged by fire in 1990. New multiplexed solid state console including Choir division and other tonal changes with Solo remaining in storage; rededication recital played by Frederick Swann, September 22, 1992.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on January 19, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by John DeMajo. Taken on 2012-06-02

Chancel: Photograph by John DeMajo. Taken on 2012-06-02

Console: Photograph by John DeMajo. Taken on 2012-06-02

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