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Ed Stout in the organ shop, in front of the partially reassembled console of the St. Paul's Burlingame Skinner we just finished rebuilding.
The pipe organ is a big box of whistles. Each pipe sits on top of a hollow wind chest that is filled with compressed air provided by a bellows or blower. Each ‘stop’ at the organ console represents a set of pipes (a rank) of a particular tone color, with a different pipe for every note on the keyboard. Pulling the stop activates a slider under that specific set of pipes on the windchest, making them available as a sound-source. The wind chest also contains a series of valves (pal
Pipe Organ: The five-manual, 522-stop detached console at the United States Naval Academy Chapel crafted by
Ed Stout and the San Jose California Theatre Wurlitzer's pipework.
More pipework in the California Theatre Wurlitzer, which we maintain.
gorgeous organ...pic by lannerz_1987...this looks similar to the one i heard played in a seattle cathedral when i was in high school...played by my choir director.