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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 908-A, 1941)

Location:

Holy Cross R.C. Church
329 West 42nd Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10036 US
Organ ID: 24711

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on June 07, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 29 ranks. 1,915 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 25 stops. 28 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 25
  • Registers: 28
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on June 07, 2020:

Reconditioned by Foley-Baker, Inc., in 2019.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on June 07, 2020.

Database Manager on August 07, 2017:

Updated by Tom DeFrancesco, who maintains the organ.

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

Database Manager on December 20, 2013:

Updated through online information from Fr. George Hafemann. -- This organ was removed from the church in 2009 by Foley-Baker, Inc. of Tolland, CT, in order for interior renovations to be completed. The instrument has been in storage ever since.

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

Database Manager on November 16, 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:
Alterations to casework and addition of Chimes to Opus 908.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From Aeolian-Skinner Archives website: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior to rear, gallery and organ facade pipes: Photograph by Foley-Baker, Inc., via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-06-20

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-11-05

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