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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1005-B, 1947)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1005, 1940)

Location:

Hunter College
69th Street (Park & Lexington)
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10021 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 26011

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 66 ranks. 3 manuals. 54 stops. 61 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: 3
  • Stops: 54
  • Registers: 61
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 27, 2017:

The organ in the Auditorium of Hunter College was a rebuild and enlargement of the Skinner Organ Co. organ, Op. 349 (1922), formerly located in Skinner's New York studio on Fifth Avenue. Due to extensive damage the organ is no longer playable, but the console is extant under a stage extension.

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

Database Manager on May 07, 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:
Addition of 32' reed to Opus 1005 (1940).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From Allen Kinzey and Ray Correll: 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: Photograph by Steven Frank via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project. Taken on 2002-09-09

Auditorium interior: Photo by Alison Chandler Blonstrom, via the YC AGO NYC Organ Project. Taken on 2002-09-09

Building exterior: Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project. Taken on 2002-09-09

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