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The Ernest M. Skinner Co. (Opus 280, 1917)

Location:

Brick Presbyterian Church
Fifth Avenue at 37th Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10018 US
Organ ID: 22376

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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
  • 87 ranks. 5935 pipes. 8 divisions. 4 manuals. 75 stops. 119 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 8
  • Stops: 75
  • Registers: 119
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 23, 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 1897 three manual Geo. S. Hutchings, #428 retaining Hutchings case; dedication recital played by Clarence Dickenson in November, 1918; all divisions under expression with Master set of shutters for entire organ; moved to new building and rebuilt by E.M. Skinner & Son in 1940; replaced by 4/107 Austin, #2400 in 1961 retaining many existing ranks.

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:

Console: Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project.

Chancel and organ case: Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project.

1858-1937 Church exterior: Photo courtesy of NYC AGO Organ Project.

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