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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1376, 1959)

Location:

Academy of Music
Philadelphia, PA US
Organ ID: 35667

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
  • 75 ranks. 4,104 pipes. 3 manuals. 49 stops. 70 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Portable instrument, fully movable.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 49
  • Registers: 70
  • 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 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:
AKA as #6000; built in five movable sections; inaugural concert featuring Paul Callaway on September 30, 1960; sold to Lenape Valley Presbyterian, New Britain, PA in 1991 by Brantley Duddy.

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:

Auditorium Interior, Stage, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Cortlandt V.D. Hubbard; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1967-11-01

Auditorium Interior, Stage, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Cortlandt V.D. Hubbard; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1967-11-01

Console and pipework in newspaper article: Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, August 28, 1906, page 138, courtesy of Jeff Fowler. Taken on 1960-08-28

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