The Chapel
864 West Central Avenue
Davidsonville, Maryland

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The Reverend Alistair So, Rector

Brick Church

The Brick Church
3600 Solomons Island Road,
Edgewater, Maryland

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The Parish Office
3600 Solomons Island Rd,
Edgewater, Maryland 21037
Phone: 410.798.0808
Fax: 410.798.4986
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Post Office Box 235,
Davidsonville, Maryland 21035

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Organ Line Drawing The Pipe Organ at the Brick Church
Installed Spring, 2010
Dedicated and consecrated October 3, 2010
Inside Brick Church
A mechanical action organ built by A. David Moore of North Pomfret, Vermont, is at our Brick Church location.
This unique instrument generated interest from around the country even before its completion. Its innovative physical layout, dictated by the limitations of the building, and its tonal design, influenced by both historic European styles and Mr. Moore's experience with 19th Century American organs, have created a 13-stop instrument with an exceptional variety of tonal resources for leading congregational singing, accompanying choral music, and presenting a significant amount of solo organ literature.
Pipe
                              Organ
  The Organ's
tonal resources are
as follows:


Great

Open Diapason 8

Holpipe 8

Viol 8

Principal 4

Twelfth 2 2/3

Fifteenth 2

Tierce 1 3/5

Hautboy 8

Choir

Stopt Diapason 8

Chimney Flute 4

Fifteenth 2

Dulcian 8

Pedal

Bourdon 16
Mr. Moore was chosen on the basis of both his prior installations and restorations and his willingness to create a design that blended with and complemented the simple Georgian architecture of the 280-year-old historic sanctuary.

For more information on David Moore, click HERE to go to his website.
Organ Construction  


Pipe
                              Organ
Organ Construction  
The resulting instrument represents the best of environmentally sensitive practices, with the vast majority of materials from renewable, recycled, or repurposed sources. Wood harvested from the Moore family farm, re-alloyed and recycled metal from old organ pipes, and even moose and cow bone, as well as recycled hardwood flooring, have all found their way into the instrument.