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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 757, 1929)

Location:

Constitution Hall
1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20006 US
Organ ID: 23543

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, but not in use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 40 ranks. 2,629 pipes. 3 manuals. 32 stops. 40 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: 3
  • Stops: 32
  • Registers: 40
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 28, 2016:

Console cables accidentally cut by auditorium workman and console removed to onsite storage.

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

Database Manager on August 01, 2015:

Updated through online information from Carl Schwartz. -- Organ is extant and playable, tonally unaltered (Great Mixture replaced by Aeolian-Skinner due to damage), control system new, console moveable.

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

Database Manager on May 09, 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; Aeolian-Skinner replaced missing Great Mixture in 1966.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from Allen Kinzey: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Sue Ellen Adams. Taken on 2014-06-01

Console: Photograph by Sue Ellen Adams. Taken on 2014-06-01

Dedication Plaque and Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Sue Ellen Adams. Taken on 2014-06-01

Expression Pedals and Toe Studs: Photograph by Sue Ellen Adams. Taken on 2014-06-01

Couplers: Photograph by Sue Ellen Adams. Taken on 2014-06-01

Couplers: Photograph by Sue Ellen Adams. Taken on 2014-06-01

Left Drawknobs (Pedal and Swell): Photograph by Sue Ellen Adams. Taken on 2014-06-01

Right Drawknobs (Choir and Great): Photograph by Sue Ellen Adams. Taken on 2014-06-01

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