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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1124, 1947)

Location:

First Congregational Church
128 Central Street
Auburn, MA 01501 US
Organ ID: 34709

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 11 ranks. 636 pipes. 2 manuals. 11 stops. 11 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 11
  • Registers: 11
  • 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 April 14, 2013:

Updated by Kurt Blomstrom, based on personal knowledge of the organ. --

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

Database Manager on May 19, 2008:

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:
Extant; Great shutters removed.

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.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior.: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2019-01-23

Console.: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2021-08-01

Stain glass window in the sanctuary. : Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2021-08-01

The organ’s pipe work is behind the front screen with no visible pipes. The console is seen in the alcove to the left of the altar.: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2021-08-01

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