The Aeolian-Skinner (3 manual, 45 rank) Pipe Organ

The organ, orginally installed in 1873, was restored in 2004. A special feature is its new, computer-driven heart. Scroll down for more information about the organ, including audio-visual effects.

History

 

  • 1873 Jardine & Sons of New York City pipe organ.

  • 1927 M.P. Moller, Inc., 3 manual pipe organ.

  • 1971 New Aeolian-Skinner pipes and additional divisions added, J. C. Williams, organ builder. Gift of Mrs. G. M. D. Kelly in memory of her sister, Edith Moore.

  • 1979 New Moller electron-pneumatic console. Gift of Mrs. Marian Ferry in memory of her parents, Mr. & Mrs. George M. D. Kelly.

  • 2004 Console replaced and organ restoration. Pipe Organ Specialties.

  • Preludium in D Major
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  • Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
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  • Chorale Prelude on "A Mighty Fortress"
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  • D. Buxtehudewn Artist
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  • Voluntary in A Minor, Op. 6, No. 2 Preludium in D Major
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  • John Stanley (1713-1786)
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  • Chorale Prelude on "Deck Thyself, My Soul, with Gladness"
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  • J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
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  • Prelude and Fugue in C Minor (BWV 546) Preludium in D Major
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  • J.S. Bach
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  • From Six Pieces for Organ- Herbert Howells (1892-1983) No. 2 Sarabande (For the Morning of Easter)
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  • J.S. Bach
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  • From The Organ Music of Malcolm Archer / M. Archer (b. 1952) / Festive Scherzo / Greensleeves (Bluesleeves) / English Country Gardens / Prelude on Noel Nouvelet
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  • M. Archer (b. 1952)
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  • Symphony V Op. 42, No. 5 / IV Adagio / V Toccata
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  • Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
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