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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1022, 1941)

Location:

Curtis Institute of Music
1625 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 US
Casimir Hall
Organ ID: 27090

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 91 ranks. 5,411 pipes. 7 divisions. 5 manuals. 77 stops.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Exposed pipes visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 5
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 77
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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 July 06, 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:
Replaced Aeolian, #1625; console rebuilt 1960; later rebuilt by Möller. [See #958]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Write-up from THE DIAPASON January 1942, p.1: Open In New Tab Stoplist and description
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 07, 2022.

Write-up from THE DIAPASON January 1942, p.2: Open In New Tab Continuation of stoplist
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 07, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph from an archival source: Courtesy of the Aeolian-Skinner Archives, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1941

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