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Masonic Temple
525 W. Riverview Avenue
Dayton, Ohio 45405

OHS Database ID 23299.

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Status and Condition

Renovation, restoration, or revision is in progress.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 18, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 48 stops. 58 registers. 59 ranks. 3920 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes.

Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud.

Notes

  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Designed by John Bell; extant; unaltered. (Database Manager. April 15, 2006)
  • Updated by Brian Hyer, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. October 18, 2017)
  • Updated by Brian Hyer, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. October 18, 2017)
  • Updated by Brian Hyer, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. October 18, 2017)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Dayton, Ohio
    Masonic Temple
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 624   1926           4 manuals, 48 stops, 59 ranks
    _______________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN (7 1/2" wind)                SWELL ORGAN (7 1/2" wind)
         16' Bourdon               17 PED         16' Bourdon               73
          8' Principal Diapason    73              8' Open Diapason         73
          8' Second Diapason       73              8' Clarabella            73
          8' Gross Flute           73              8' Gedeckt               73
          8' Orchestral Flute      73              8' Salicional            73
          8' Erzähler              73              8' String Celeste II    146
          8' Erzähler Celeste (TC) 61              8' Spitz Flute Cel. II  134
          4' Octave                61              4' Octave                61
          4' Harmonic Flute        61              4' Flute d'Amour         61
         II  Grave Mixture        122              2' Flageolette           61
          V  Mixture              305             IV  Mixture              244
          8' Tuba        (10" wp)  73             16' Fagotto               73
          8' French Horn (10" wp)  73              8' Cornopean             73
             Tremolo (lo-pressure)                 8' Oboe                  73
             Tremolo (hi-pressure)                 8' Vox Humana            73
             Chimes                SO              4' Clarion               61
             Harp                  SO                 Tremolo
    
             CHOIR ORGAN                              PEDAL ORGAN
          8' English Diapason      73             32' Resultant             --
          8' Concert Flute         73             16' Open Diapason         32
          8' Dulciana              73             16' Bourdon               32
          8' Unda Maris (TC)       61             16' Violone               32
          4' Chimney Flute         61             16' Lieblich Gedeckt      SW
          2' Piccolo               61              8' Major Flute           12
          8' Clarinet              73              8' Gedeckt               12
          8' English Horn          73              8' Viol                  12
          8' Orchestral Oboe       73              8' Dolce Flute           SW
             Tremolo                              16' Trombone    (12" wp)  32
                                                  16' Tuba                  SO
             SOLO ORGAN (10" wind)                16' Fagotto               SW
          8' Stentorphone          73              8' Tromba                12
          8' Orchestral Flute      73
          8' Gamba Celeste II      73
          4' Rohr Flute            61
         16' Tuba                  73
          8' Tuba Mirabilis (15")  73
          4' Clarion               61
             Tremolo
             Chimes                25 bells
             Harp                  61 bars
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-03-27]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.