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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1140, 1947)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
403 S Main St.
Covington, TN 38019 US
Organ ID: 34725

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on February 15, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 16 ranks. 949 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 16 registers.
Great, Swell and Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on February 15, 2021.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 16
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on February 15, 2021.
Jeff Scofield on February 15, 2021:

Retained the façade pipes of 1908 Pilcher Op. 622. Renovation and tonal changes by Miller Pipe Organ Co. in 1990.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on February 15, 2021.

Database Manager on May 21, 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; some additions.

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 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 interior and facade pipes: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-05-05

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-05-05

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