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Skinner Studio
677 Fifth Ave.
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10022

OHS Database ID 65079.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 1, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 33 stops. 70 registers. 40 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • With Orchestrator; there were a number of minor tonal changes during its time as a showroom demonstrator organ; rebuild and tonal changes and then moved to Hunter College, New York City as 3/64 Op. 1005 in 1940, with a few subsequent additions; it eventually fell into disrepair and is no long playable. (Jeff Scofield. December 1, 2019)

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Photographs

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Console and showroom. Photograph from Stop, Open and Reed via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project
Showroom and console. Photograph from Stop, Open and Reed via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project
        New York, New York
        Skinner Studio
    
        Skinner   Op. 349   1922   3/40
        ____________________________________________
    
        GREAT (I)  6" wind          SOLO-GREAT
    
    16' Bourdon          73     16' Bourdon
     8' Diapason         73      8' Diapason
     8' Clarabella       73      8' Clarabella
     8' Spitz Flute      73      8' Spitz Flute
     8' Flute Celeste    61      8' Flute Celeste
     8' Gedeckt          73      8' Gedeckt
     8' Voix Celeste II 146      8' Voix Celeste II
     8' Aeoline          73      8' Aeoline
     8' Unda Maris       61      8' Unda Maris
     4' Flute            73      4' Flute
     4' Unda Maris II   146      4' Unda Maris II
     8' Cornopean        73      8' Cornopean
     8' Vox Humana       73      8' Vox Humana
        Tremolo                     Tremolo
        Sub                         Celesta
        Super                       Harp
        Celesta          61      8' Piano
        Harp                     4' Piano
     8' Piano
     4' Piano                       SOLO-SWELL
    
        SWELL (II)  6" wind      8' Diapason
                                 8' Voix Celeste II
     8' Diapason         73      8' Chimney Flute
     8' Voix Celeste II 146      8' Cello
     8' Chimney Flute    73      4' Flute
     8' Cello            61      2' Piccolo
     4' Flute            61     16' Bassoon
     2' Piccolo          61      8' Tuba
    16' Bassoon          61      8' French Horn
     8' Tuba                     8' French Horn 2
     8' French Horn 10"  61      8' Flugel Horn
     8' French Horn 2    61      8' Oboe
     8' Flugel Horn      61      8' English Horn
     8' Oboe             61      8' Clarinet
     8' English Horn     61      8' Vox Humana
     8' Clarinet         61         Tremolo
     8' Vox Humana       61         Chimes
        Tremolo                     Blank
        Sub                         Blank
        Super
        Chimes           25         PEDAL
        Blank
        Blank                   16' Bourdon       32
                                16' Gamba         32
        ECHO     5" wind        16' Echo Lieblich GT
                                 8' Bass Flute    GT
     8' Chimney Flute    61      8' Gedeckt       12
     8' Flute Celeste    39      8' Still Gedeckt GT
     8' Vox Humana       61      8' Cello         SW
        Tremolo                 16' Trombone 10"  32
        ECHO on - Great off     16' Bassoon       GT
        ECHO on - Solo  off      8' Tromba        12
        Blank                   16' Piano
                                 8' Piano
    
       [Received from Jeff Scofield December 2, 2019]
        
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.