Pipe Organ Database

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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 656-B, 1954)

Location:

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ US
Chapel
Organ ID: 23360

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 122 ranks. 7,335 pipes. 4 manuals. 112 stops. 87 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 112
  • Registers: 87
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 08, 2015:

Tonal changes were made in 1956-57 and 1964 to Aeolian-Skinner Opus 656-B (1954).

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:
Addition of Antiphonal to Opus 656 (1927).

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 Diapason</i>, November 1954
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2005-10-29

Chapel interior to rear: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2005-10-29

Chapel exterior: Photograph by Eric Plutz, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-10-31

Console: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1988

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