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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1464, 1964)

Location:

Temple Emanu El
1500 Sunset Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005 US
Organ ID: 35798

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Synagogues and other Jewish Houses of Worship
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in 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)
  • 20 ranks. 1,241 pipes. 2 manuals. 15 stops. 24 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 15
  • Registers: 24
  • 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 13, 2015:

Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS.

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:
No information.

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:

Temple Exterior: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-11-30

Barish Sanctuary: Photograph by Univ. of Houston Music Program, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2018-02-26

Console: Photograph by Congregation Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-05-26

Barish Sanctuary to rear: Photograph by Congregation Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-11-08

Sanctuary exterior: Photograph by Congregation Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-06-07

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