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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 655, 1927)

Exhibited in the 2018 OHS convention

Location:

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
25 Westminster Road
Rochester, NY 14607 US
Organ ID: 23355

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 68 ranks. 4,584 pipes. 4 manuals. 55 stops. 69 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: 55
  • Registers: 69
  • 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, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 31, 2011:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Parsons Organ company is in process of reinstalling the instrument (online article from TWEAN News Channel of Rochester dated 8/03/11). Organ is being restored by Parsons In conjunction with: A. Thompson-Allen Co. LLC, Broome & Co. LLC, and Jonathan Ambrosino. (per Parsons Organ website, accessed 8/29/11)

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

Database Manager on May 04, 2009:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- The church has committed to restoring the organ in 2009-2010 (information from an article in the "Rochester City Newspaper" dated April 29, 2009)

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

Database Manager on April 18, 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; new Swell reeds by Schlicker; few other minor alterations; some ranks replaced but original pipes carefully stored in building.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <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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