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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 514, 1925)

Location:

Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
7 W. 55th Street at Fifth Avenue
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10019 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 23082

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 13 ranks. 884 pipes. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 21 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 13
  • Registers: 21
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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 March 06, 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 E. M. Skinner Opus 206; removed and discarded; chapel presently contains a 2/16 Austin, #2530.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist from Allen Kinzey via <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 28, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Chapel Interior and Chancel: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1960s).

Chapel Interior: Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project.

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