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James David Christie

Administrative Assistant:
Cindy Shairba

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Fairchild Organ

Fairchild Organ

The Brombaugh instrument in Fairchild Chapel is based on organ-building principles of the early 17th century. Although not a replica of any specific model, it was inspired by the work of German organ builders Gottfried Fritzsche and Friedrich Stellwagen.

      
Great CDE-c3 with sub-semitones, 56 notes
Praestant 8
Gedackt 8
Oak Principal 8
Octava 4
Spitzpype 4
Quinta (Drawing the stop knob halfway brings on the Sesquialtera, which speaks from middle C. When the stop is fully drawn, the Quinta speaks throughout the compass.) 3
Sesquialtera II
Octava 2
Mixtura V-VII
Trommett 8
Brust C/E-c3, 45 notes
Regal

8

Hohlquinta (treble)

3

 
 

 

Pedal CDE-d1 with sub-semitones, 28 notes
Subbass

16

Praestant (Gt)

8

Trommett (Gt)

8

 
 
 
Of Interest
Wind Pressure: 78mm  
Pitch: 1c is tuned to 557 Hz
Case: fumed oak
Case doors and panels: Western red cedar
Key cover plates for the naturals: cow bone
Manual sharps: ebony
Other case materials: zebrawood, maple, bog oak, rosewood, sugar pine, Douglas fir