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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 732, 1928)

Location:

Hope College
Holland, MI 49423 US
Dimnent Memorial Chapel
Organ ID: 23510

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 48 ranks. 3,206 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 53 stops. 41 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
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 53
  • Registers: 41
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible 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 May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on May 06, 2010:

Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma.

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

Database Manager on June 21, 2009:

Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma -- The Great, Choir, and Pedal divisions are located in the chambers to the left, the Swell division is located in the chamber to the right, and the Solo division is located in a chamber above the proscenium arch. The Echo section and the chimes are located in a chamber which opens in the southwest corner of the gallery.

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

Database Manager on January 31, 2007:

Restoration by Thompson-Allen Co., 2006

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

Database Manager on May 08, 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: Contract #732 - E for Echo also signed in 1928; extant; Great mixture altered in 1964 by Roger E. Davis; overhauled by George Price in 1963.

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.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console and rededication program
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chapel Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2011-06-29

Console, Left Chamber Grilles, and Stained Glass Window: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-05-05

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-05-05

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-05-05

Chapel Interior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-05-05

Console, Chamber Grilles, and Chancel Area: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-05-05

Chancel Stained Glass Window: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-05-05

Balcony, Echo Chamber Grille, and Rose Window: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-05-05

Nameplate: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-06-25

Chapel Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2016-05-24

Chapel Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2016-05-24

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