Pipe Organ Database

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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 624, 1926)

Location:

Masonic Temple
525 W. Riverview Avenue
Dayton, OH 45405 US
Organ ID: 23299

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lodges and Clubs
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 59 ranks. 3,920 pipes. 4 manuals. 48 stops. 58 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman 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
  • Stops: 48
  • Registers: 58
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 18, 2017:

Updated by Brian Hyer, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on October 18, 2017:

Updated by Brian Hyer, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on October 18, 2017:

Updated by Brian Hyer, who has heard or played the organ.

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:
Designed by John Bell; extant; unaltered.

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:

Auditorium interior: Photograph by Len Levasseur, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-29

Console: Photograph by Len Levasseur, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-29

Building exterior: Photograph by From Masonic Center Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-04-19

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