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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 359, 1922)

Location:

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
353 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 US
Organ ID: 22638

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on November 30, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 29 ranks. 1,932 pipes. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 38 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 38
  • 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.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on November 30, 2021:

Renamed Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on February 22, 2010.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on November 30, 2021.

Database Manager on April 17, 2008:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ was replaced by Casavant in 2002, original 1901 Hook & Hastings facade retained. Some pipes now in the Antiphonal division of First Methodist, Atlanta.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on January 07, 2006:

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:
Extant; rebuild of unidentified Hook & Hastings; rebuilt by Ruffatti with new console; unplayable and damaged.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Allen Kinzey via <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Hook & Hastings case: Photograph by Robert Tucker, via Atlanta AGO Website, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-19

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