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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1440, 1964)

Location:

Central Congregational Church
296 Angell Street
Providence, RI 02906 US
Organ ID: 35767

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been restored to a previous 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: EP pitman
  • 58 ranks. 3,352 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 44 stops. 56 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 44
  • Registers: 56
  • 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 December 25, 2012:

Updated through online information from William Catanesye. -- Mechanical and tonal restoration by Spencer Organ Co., Inc. completed in December 2009

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

Database Manager on July 03, 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 1917 four manual Austin, #754; installed in 1965; Chimes added in 1968, #1440-A; slight alterations by Thad Outerbridge; extant.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist courtesy of <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chamber Grillework and Pipework: Photograph by John S. Chaney. Taken on 2004-12-25

Chancel: Photograph by John S. Chaney. Taken on 2004-12-22

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