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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 696, 1928)

Location:

Scottish Rite Cathedral
650 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204 US
Organ ID: 23434

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lodges and Clubs
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 67 ranks. 4,365 pipes. 4 manuals. 54 stops. 67 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 54
  • Registers: 67
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 02, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on July 17, 2007:

Additional notes and photographs under the entry describing 1949 additions by Aeolian-Skinner.

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

Database Manager on April 21, 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; altered & enlarged in 1949, console relocation, #696-A; addition of two identical divisions. one in a balcony and the other on stage - of four ranks each, #696-B; new five-manual console in 1972 by Reisner.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from <i>The Diapason</i>, April 1928: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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