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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1454, 1966)

Location:

Church Street Methodist Episcopal Church
709 West Hill Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37901 US
Organ ID: 26198

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 47 ranks. 2,643 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 37 stops. 52 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 4
  • Stops: 37
  • Registers: 52
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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 December 07, 2015:

Contract signed in 1964; installed 1965–1966. Tonal finishing by Don Gilette in 1966. Dedication recital by Alec Wyton, 1966. Source, email from Randall Dyer.

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

Database Manager on May 30, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. [Source: Church archives]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Aeolian-Skinner Archives web site
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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