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Emory University Performance and Practice Organs

Wortsman Memorial Organ

(Daniel Jaeckel Op. 45)

Emerson Concert Hall

Donna and Marvin Schwartz Center for Performing Arts

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Emory University Organist discusses
distinctive features of the Wortsman Memorial Organ

Construction Photos

The Year of the Jaeckel: Inaugural Celebration
2005-2006

Jaeckel

 

View Wortsman Memorial Organ
Premiere CD Recording,
Timothy Albrecht in Concert: Bach Live!

HAUPTWERK (Middle keyboard) 58 keys, 1332 pipes

 

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Præstant 16’ 58 pipes, 80% tin in façade
Bourdon 16’ 30 pipes of wood, 28 of lead
Prinzipal 8’ 58 pipes of 80% tin
Querflöte 8’ 46 pipes of 26% tin (harm 31-58)
Rohrflöte 8’ 18 pipes of wood, 40 of lead
Viola da gamba 8’ 58 pipes of 50 % tin
Oktave 4’ 58 pipes of 26% tin
Spillpfeife 4’ 58 pipes of lead
Naßat 2 2/3’ 58 pipes of 26% tin
Superoktave 2’ 58 pipes of 26% tin
II Großmixtur 2 2/3’ 116 pipes of 26% tin
IV-VI Mixtur 1 1/3’ 312 pipes of 26% tin
V Cornet 8’ 150 pipes of 50% tin (c25-f54)
Trompete 16’ 58 pipes with 26% tin resonators, full-length
Trompete 8’ 58 pipes with 26% tin resonators
Clarin 4’ 58 pipes with 26% tin resonators

 

OBERWERK (Bottom Keyboard) 58 keys, 958 pipes

 

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Præstant 8’ 58 pipes, 80% tin in façade
Gedackt 8’ 12 pipes of wood, 46 of lead
Quintadena 8’ 12 pipes from #18, 46 of 26% tin
Oktave 4’ 58 pipes of 26% tin
Rohrflöte 4’ 58 pipes of lead
Naßat 2 2/3’ 58 pipes of lead
Oktave 2’ 58 pipes of lead
Waldflöte 2’ 58 pipes of lead
Terz 1 3/5’ 58 pipes of lead
IV-V Scharff 1 1/3’ 274 pipes of 26% tin
Dulzian 16’ 58 pipes with 26% tin resonators
Trompete 8’ 58 pipes with 26% tin resonators
Krummhorn 8’ 58 pipes with 26% tin resonators

 

RÉCIT EXPRESSIF (Top Keyboard) 58 keys, 907 pipes

 

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Bourdon 16’ 12 pipes of wood; 34 of lead
Viole de gambe 8’ 58 pipes of 50% tin
Flûte traversière 8’ 12 open pipes of wood; 46 of 26% tin
Voix céleste 8’ 49 pipes of 50% tin
Prestant 4’ 58 pipes of 50% tin
Flûte octaviante 4’ 58 pipes of 50% tin (harmonic from c25)
Octavin 2’ 58 pipes of 50% tin (harmonic from f#19)
IV Fourniture 2’ 232 pipes of 50% tin
Bombarde 16’ 58 pipes with 50% tin resonators, full-length
Trompette harmonique 8’ 58 pipes with 50% tin resonators (harm: c25)
Hautbois 8’ 58 pipes with 26% tin resonators
Voix humaine 8’ 58 pipes with lead resonators
Clairon harmonique 4’ 58 pipes with 50% tin resonators (harm.f#19)

 

PEDAL 30 keys, 408 pipes

 

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Untersatz 32’ 30 pipes of wood
Præstant 16’ 24 pipes (1-6 from #1) of 80% tin in façade
Violonbaß 16’ 24 pipes of wood; 6 of 50% tin
Gedacktbaß 16’ 18 pipes from #42; 12 more of wood
Oktave 8’ 30 pipes of 26% tin
Bourdon 8’ 30 pipes of 50% tin
Choralbaß 4’ 30 pipes of 26% tin
IV Mixtur 2 2/3’ 120 pipes of 26% tin
Contraposaune 32’ 30 pipes with 50% tin resonators
Posaunenbaß 16’ 18 pipes from #50; 12: tin resonators
Bombarde 16’ 30 pipes with 50% tin resonators
Trompette 8’ 30 pipes with 50% tin resonators

 

Couplers
Hauptwerk to Pedal
Oberwerk to Pedal
Récit to Pedal
Oberwerk to Hauptwerk
Récit to Hauptwerk
Récit to Oberwerk

Accessories and Details of Construction
Suspended key action; electric stop action, including 64 levels and sequencer
Cherry wood case rises 36 feet; natural keys made of bone, sharp keys of grenadilla
Hand-carved pipe shades; Emory University Coat of Arms carving is mounted on case
Two tremulants, Glocken and Vogelgesang
Inter-manual couplers: mechanical transmission or via electrical coupler assistance
Unequal Temperament by Johann G. Neidhardt, 1729

 

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