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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1497, 1966)

Originally Hook & Hastings

Location:

First Baptist Church / Downtown First Baptist Church
401 Pine Street
Texarkana, TX 75501 US
Organ ID: 35833

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on November 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 35 ranks. 2,042 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 34 stops. 24 registers.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on November 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 34
  • Registers: 24
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on November 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 09, 2013:

Updated through online information from Douglas K. Morgan.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 13, 2018.

Database Manager on October 09, 2013:

Updated through online information from Douglas K. Morgan. -- Church now called Downtown First Baptist Church. Old congregation built a new church in the suburbs, and it is called First Baptist Church. A Schlicker organ was installed there. The Aeolian-Skinner is still in its original installation. Douglas K. Morgan, formerly with Aeolian-Skinner.

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:

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 13, 2018.
from Allen Kinzey: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

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