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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1162-A, 1963)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1162, 1948)

Location:

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
2825 Lexington Road
Louisville, KY 40280 US
Alumni Memorial Chapel
Organ ID: 25319

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Seminaries
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 114 ranks. 6,562 pipes. 7 divisions. 4 manuals. 99 stops. 77 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 99
  • Registers: 77
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • 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 May 21, 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:
Enlargement of Opus 1162. Combination action replaced with solid state; extant.

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

Database Manager on August 03, 2007:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on February 27, 2007:

Identified through online information from Zach Young. -- Installed Originally Opus 1162 with approx 40 ranks in 1950. Enlarged in 1963. Currently used for chapel services, teaching, and recitals. A fund raising campaign was recently launched for the purpose of rebuilding the organ.

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 to left: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-07-29

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-07-29

Console to right: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-07-29

Console and Donald P. Hustad: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-07-29

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