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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1443, 1963)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
72 Kensington Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960 US
Organ ID: 35770

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 42 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 45 stops.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 45
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 02, 2018:

The church website makes no mention of Aeolian-Skinner, but describes the gallery organ as designed by Lawrence Schoenstein and built with his son Terrence Schoenstein and Richard Harger, its all-encompassing sound was heard first on Christmas Eve, 1965.

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

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:
Extant; unaltered; 2/15 Schoenstein chancel organ added in 1984.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 02, 2018.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console and confirmed in several visits 1980-1993
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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