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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1326, 1956)

Location:

Old First Church, Congregational
Springfield, MA US
Organ ID: 35605

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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 good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 58 ranks. 3,245 pipes. 3 manuals. 53 stops. 41 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 53
  • Registers: 41
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 11, 2018:

Building sold to the City of Springfield in 2008; organ now very rarely used.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on June 28, 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:
Replaced #209; dedication recital played by Robert Baker on November 16, 1958; some revoicing and one addition in 1963, #1326-A; tonal alterations by Berkshire in 1973; additions by Theodore Gilbert and Calvin Hampton; now 60 ranks; rehabilitated by Foley-Baker in 1997 with new casework and facade.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 10, 2018.
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.

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