It stands as one of the largest ever built by Aeolian-Skinner and is one of only four built by the company containing five manuals. Jack H. Regardless of the public opinion of the organ, expansion under Virgil does not instantly make it "great", but only larger. She was also a consultant for the new organ at Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center. A memorial service and interment took place at Georgetown Presbyterian Church. In a conversation with me Callaway said that one day Dr.
It was a real family enterprise.
To a significant degree, you would expect as much. In addition to his many other activities he was a virtuoso organist who maintained his technique and put his vast repertoire to use in cathedral services and the recitals which followed Evensong each Sunday. It contains two unenclosed baroque divisions on either side of the wide chancel, together with an appropriately developed pedal division to match—essential to playing trio sonatas in particular and contrapuntal music in general.
Taken in this light, the rank organ seems almost modest, at least on paper.