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Taylor & Boody Organbuilders (Opus 55, 2007)

Location:

Yale University - Marquand Chapel
New Haven, CT US
Marquand Chapel
Organ ID: 41684

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 48 ranks. 2,184 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 35 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 35
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: -2
  • Pedal Compass: 25
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 16, 2009:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Organ housed in white, faux-marble case with blue pipe shades. From the builder's website: Key compass: Rückpositiv (CDE-c 3); Oberwerk & Brustwerk (CDEFGA-c 3); Pedal (CD-d 1). Subsemitones in all manuals. Natural keys covered in boxwood, with ebony sharps. Case of solid wood...with appropriate carving, ornamentation and gilding. Tremulant to entire organ, beater type in Schnitger style. Zimbelstern with two stars mounted in flats of Oberwerk case. 1/4 syntonic comma meantone tuning.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on July 15, 2009:

Short bass octaves, sub-semitones on all manuals

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from builder's web site
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Case in gallery: Photo by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2009-02-16

Chapel Exterior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2013-02-15

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