Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (1988)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1198, 1952)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
40 Church Street
Asheville, NC 28801 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 34815

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 13 ranks. 805 pipes. 7 stops. 8 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 8
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • 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 September 07, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on March 05, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on January 18, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Contract 87-13 was signed for the 1987 addition of an Antiphonal organ of five stops and one extension; under the same contact number, two stops were added to the Great division in 1988.

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

Database Manager on May 23, 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:
Addition of two stops to Great and Antiphonal of Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1198 (1952).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1989-07-20

Nave, Balcony, and Antiphonal Pipe Displays: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1989-07-20

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