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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1161, 1948)

Location:

Village Congregational Church
5 Church Street
Whitinsville, MA 01516 US
Organ ID: 34761

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 36 ranks. 2,241 pipes. 3 manuals. 31 stops. 37 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 31
  • Registers: 37
  • 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 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:
Retained twenty-three stops from 1899 Geo. S. Hutchings, #455; alterations by Schlicker in 1960; additional work in 1990; extant.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From Allen Kinzey: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
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 2021-08-18

Organ at the front of the sanctuary: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2021-08-18

Organ case: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2021-08-18

Console: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2021-08-18

The organ console, not visible, is to the center right of the organ case and at a lower level behind the altar: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2021-08-18

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