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.
*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.
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