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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1275, 1956)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 45, 1904)

Location:

All Saints Episcopal Cathedral
62 South Swan Street
Albany, NY 12210 US
Organ ID: 23740

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 54 ranks. 3,103 pipes. 7 divisions. 4 manuals. 49 stops. 38 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 49
  • Registers: 38
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 26, 2013:

Updated through online information from Sam Cherubin.

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

Database Manager on June 13, 2012:

Updated through online information from Sam Cherubin.

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

Database Manager on February 05, 2012:

Updated through online information from Sam Cherubin. -- There is a gallery organ (Antiphonal) at the West End of the cathedral with a horizontal "Trompette en Chamade" on 9" pressure. The Great Organ is located on the right side of the altar, positiv-choir on the left side of the altar. The swell and Bombarde organ are located on the Triforium level of the Cathedral.

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

Database Manager on June 12, 2008:

Updated 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:
Rebuild of 1904 Austin, #45 reusing 1923 Austin console and Swell chests from #724; tonal changes by Austin in 1974.

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

Database Manager on May 17, 2006:

Rebuild of 1904 Austin, Opus 45.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Aeolian-Skinner Archives
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab stoplist from cathedral website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from OHS 2006 Convention guide book (pages 26-36)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Positiv Pipework in front of Enclosed Choir: Photograph by Samuel Cherubin. Taken on 2015-09-05

Positiv Pipework in front of Enclosed Choir: Photograph by Samuel Cherubin. Taken on 2015-09-05

Great Pipe Display: Photograph by Samuel Cherubin. Taken on 2015-09-05

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