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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 411, 1923)

Location:

Park Place Methodist Church
Norfolk, VA US
Organ ID: 22816

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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
  • 30 ranks. 2,126 pipes. 4 manuals. 30 stops. 37 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: 30
  • Registers: 37
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 June 11, 2018:

Once the largest Methodist congregation in Virginia, the church closed in 2016 with around 20 members.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on January 17, 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:
Organ damaged in fire in 1949 and rebuilt.

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 <i>The Diapason</i>, December 1923
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Organ Grilles: Vintage postcard, courtesy of William Dunklin (ca. 1950).

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