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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 582, 1926)

Location:

Henry H. Stambaugh Auditorium
1000 Fifth Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44504 US
Organ ID: 23200

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 58 ranks. 3,847 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 50 stops. 67 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 50
  • Registers: 67
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 03, 2011:

Updated through online information from William A. Conti, President and Trustee, Stambaugh Auditorium Association. -- E. M. Skinner Opus 582 is now completely restored, and its dedicatory performance was Sunday 18th of September, 2011.

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

Database Manager on December 15, 2010:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Console re-installed and organ made playable in December 2010, tuning and tonal finishing ongoing to be completed in 2011.

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

Database Manager on August 24, 2008:

William Conti reports the organ "will undergo a complete restoration beginning early in 2009. The Joseph G. Bradley Foundation will provide a substantial grant and the Thompson-Allen Co. will do the restoration, completion in appox. twenty-eight months. The Concert Hall was restored in 2005."

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

Database Manager on February 24, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on March 24, 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; poor condition.

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

Instrument Images:

Console before restoration: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-04-25

Auditorium Interior and Stage: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-04-25

Console, restored: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2011-04-11

Stage left chamber grille before Great pipework installed: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-07-19

Stage right chamber grille: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-07-19

Pipework in Great chamber: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-09-21

Pipework in Great chamber: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-09-21

Pipework in Great chamber: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-09-21

Pipework in Great chamber: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-09-21

Pipework in Great chamber: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-09-21

Pipework in Great chamber: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-09-21

Pipework in Great chamber: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-09-21

Pipework in Great chamber: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-09-21

Pipework in Great chamber: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-09-21

Swell pipework: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-07-19

Swell pipework: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-07-19

Swell pipework: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-07-19

Swell pipework: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-07-19

Swell pipework: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2010-07-19

Console - components during installation: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2011-10-20

Console - components during installation: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2011-10-20

Console - components during installation: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2011-10-20

Console - components during installation: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2011-10-20

Console in place during installation: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2011-10-20

Console - components during installation: Photograph by William Conti. Taken on 2011-10-20

Auditorium interior and stage after renovation: Stambaugh Audititorium publicity photograph, courtesy of William Conti. Taken on 2011-10-20

Console: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Facade detail: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Swell shades: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Swell shades: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework and chimes: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework from above: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

Pipework wind system: Photograph by A. Thompson-Allen. Taken approx. 2010

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