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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 642, 1927)

Location:

St. Mary's Hospital
Rochester, MN 55902 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 23327

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Hospitals, retirement/nursing homes, etc.
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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)
  • 14 ranks. 933 pipes. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 17 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 13
  • Registers: 17
  • 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.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 11, 2012:

Updated through online information from Richard C Greene. -- The St. Mary Hospital Auditorium E.M. Skinner organ was moved by Richard Lurth to the Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel of the Sisters of St Francis in Rochester. It was then moved to Texas by Peter Duys and replaced with an electronic instrument.

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

Database Manager on October 28, 2011:

Updated through online information from Richard C Greene.

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

Database Manager on July 30, 2009:

Updated through online information from Richard C Greene.

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:
Built in Westfield; incorporated into the 1981 Lurth organ at Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel of the Sisters of St. Francis, Rochester, MN.

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.

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