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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1302, 1954)

Location:

Calvin Christian Reformed Church
700 Ethel Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 US
Organ ID: 29654

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 42 ranks. 2,227 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 26 stops. 30 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear 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: 26
  • Registers: 30
  • 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.
  • 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 Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 30, 2010:

Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma. -- Substantially rebuilt by Quimby Pipe Organs in 2008-2009.

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

Database Manager on June 10, 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:
Enlarged in 1957, # 1302-A.

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

Database Manager on October 12, 2007:

Identified through online information from Stephen Hall. -- AS added five ranks in 1957 as 1302-A; additional reeds added and combination action replaced in 1978. Organ in use for services (2006).

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

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