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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 523, 1925)

Location:

St. Matthew's Episcopal / St. Matthew's Cathedral
104 South 4th Street
Laramie, WY US
Organ ID: 23005

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • 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
  • 34 ranks. 2,402 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 30 stops. 38 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 30
  • Registers: 38
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 06, 2006:

Updated 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:
1892 Roosevelt, #524 relocated to gallery and played from choir manual; altered in 1955-56 by Dewey Layton; restoration ongoing since 1981.

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

Database Manager on February 06, 2006:

Identified through online information from Brian Williams. -- Original console is gone, replaced by 1928 Casavant console from Op. 1275, rebuilt by Morel & Associates. Tonal modifications and additions by Morel in 1988.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab 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:

Cathedral interior with organ cases: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Right (main) organ case: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Swell (left) organ case: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Swell pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Facade and casework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2010-03-30

Console and casework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2010-03-30

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