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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 439, 1923)

Location:

Church of the Mediator, Episcopal
260 W. 231st Street
New York City: The Bronx, NY 10463 US
Organ ID: 22867

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • 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
  • 17 ranks. 1,176 pipes. 3 manuals. 17 stops. 26 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 17
  • Registers: 26
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 30, 2016:

Updated through online information from Tali Mahanor.
I was the organist at Church of the Mediator for 4.5 yeasr

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

Database Manager on January 18, 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:
Replaced by electronic.

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:

Organ case: Photograph by Tali Mahanor via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-10-11

Console: Photograph by Tali Mahanor via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-10-11

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Diocese of NY Archives via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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