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The Ernest M. Skinner Co. (Opus 231, 1915)

Location:

New Old South Church
645 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 US
Organ ID: 22310

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 67 ranks. 4,033 pipes. 4 manuals. 61 stops. 83 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 61
  • Registers: 83
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 23
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 22, 2005:

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:
Replaced four manual Geo. S. Hutchings, #517; replaced by 4/93 Reuter, #1701 in 1970 reusing 32' Violone and 32' Bombarde; the rest was broken up for parts with Virgil Fox buying some of the pipework and Richard Wallace, Queens Village, NY the console; Reuter removed and #308 installed in church in 1984. [See #308]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from Allen Kinzey: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1905).

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