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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 960-A, 1942)

Location:

Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
Cincinnati, OH US
Organ ID: 25552

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Conservatories and Independent Music Schools
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
  • 28 ranks. 1,487 pipes. 2 manuals. 22 stops. 23 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 23
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 02, 2009:

Updated through online information from Lawrence Stofer. -- This started out as one of the Julliard practice organs. Initially designed by Ernest White, with one 56-note manual and pedal. It was removed from the old Conservatory building into storage then rebuilt by Tom Cunningham in his shop for the new building. it was never installed there. It was purchased by the Mount Carmel Baptist, Cincinnati. Installed partially by somebody who ran off leaving the organ unusable, then finished up by Julian Bulley 1980s

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Database Manager on March 12, 2007:

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 Opus 960. Removed in 1969.

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

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