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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 781, 1929)

Location:

Our Lady of Providence Parish at St. Bernard's R.C. Church
228 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA 01605 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 23563

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 32 ranks. 2,110 pipes. 3 manuals. 26 stops. 30 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: 26
  • Registers: 30
  • 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.
Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020:

Organ is in fairly good condition. Some minor leaks and cyphering. Overall is in mostly orignal condition with some very minimal changes done by Berkshire Organ Co.

We received the most recent update for this note from Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020.

Database Manager on May 10, 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; slight alteration by Berkshire; alterations (except one) reversed by A. Thompson-Allen Co.

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 Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Rocker Tabs and Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Facade: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Organ view from Altar: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Sanctuary: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Nave and Organ in rear gallery: Photograph by Stephen St.Denis. Taken on 2018-05-21

Church Exterior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2018-05-21

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