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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 907, 1933)

Originally Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 270, 1917)

Location:

Carnegie Music Hall
Pittsburgh, PA US
Organ ID: 24708

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • 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 July 19, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 126 ranks. 8,149 pipes. 4 manuals. 92 stops. 113 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 19, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 92
  • Registers: 113
  • Position: Console on lift.
  • 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.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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 July 19, 2018.
Database Manager on November 16, 2006:

Rebuild of an existing organ. -- 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:
Rebuild of #270 with new console; altered in 1950.

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 December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-07-26

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-07-26

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