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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1343, 1957)

Location:

St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Cathedral
127 E. 12th Avenue
Spokane, WA 99202 US
Organ ID: 25095

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 72 ranks. 4,039 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 47 stops. 64 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 47
  • Registers: 64
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action 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 March 05, 2011:

Updated through online information from Rene A. Marceau. -- In 2001, the electrical system was upgraded with new components by Solid State Organ Systems. New bone and ebony keyboards from P&S Organ Supply along with new Harris stop action units were also installed. The existing Pedal 16' Posaune received an additional 17 pipes to play at 8' pitch on the Hauptwerk.

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

Database Manager on December 13, 2008:

Updated through online information from John Igoe.

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

Database Manager on June 28, 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:
Dedication service on December 27, 1960; extant; unaltered.

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

Database Manager on February 01, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Instrument Images:

Console and Chancel: Photograph by Nicholas Towle. Taken on 2015-05-02

Pipe Facade: Photograph by Nicholas Towle. Taken on 2015-05-02

Church Exterior: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1960s).

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