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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 623, 1926)

Location:

St. Joseph's Episcopal Church / St. Matthew's & St. Joseph's Episcopal Church
8850 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202 US
Organ ID: 23296

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • 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)
  • 21 ranks. 1,291 pipes. 4 manuals. 18 stops. 28 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 18
  • Registers: 28
  • 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 May 25, 2015:

The prepared-for stops were added as Op. 623-A in 1927.

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

Database Manager on April 15, 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 1912 two manual M. P. Möller, #1412; additions in 1927.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from <i>The Life and Work of Ernest M. Skinner</i> by Dorothy Holden (OHS: 1987)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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