New Haven, Connecticut

First Church of Christ, Scientist

Builder:         Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.
   Year:         1940
   Opus:         996
No. manuals:     2
No. stops:       20
No. ranks:       20
No. pipes:       1,287


GREAT ORGAN SWELL ORGAN 16' Lieblich Gedeckt 61 8' Rohrflöte 73 8' Diapason 61 8' Viola 73 8' Bourdon 61 a 8' Viola Celeste 73 8' Dulciana 61 a 8' Flute Celeste II 134 8' Unda Maris (TC) 49 a 4' Gemshorn 73 4' Octave 61 III Plein Jeu 183 4' Flauto Traverso 61 a 8' Trompette 73 Chimes 8' Oboe 73 8' Vox Humana 73 PEDAL ORGAN Tremolo 16' Diapason 32 16' Lieblich Gedeckt GT 8' Principal 12 8' Lieblich Gedeckt GT Chimes GT a enclosed

Source: Allen Kinzey

Notes: To quote the stop list presentation in the March 1940 issue of The Diapason:
"The organ was designed by G. Donald Harrison to meet the special requirements of the Christian Science service.  The soft work of the Great is enclosed in a separate swell-box, giving the Great flexibility in soft effects, while the unenclosed 8 ft. and 4 ft. diapasons, with the chorus stops of the Swell, form a suitable organ for accompanying congregational singing.  The design of this organ is in striking contrast to many others recently built by the Aeolian-Skinner Company, and is pointed out as showing that this company is interested in designing and building organs for all musical purposes."

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