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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1187, 1949)

Location:

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, West Ward
1101 North Central Avenue
Glendale, CA 91202 US
Organ ID: 35899

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 11 ranks. 646 pipes. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 11 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman 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: 9
  • Registers: 11
  • 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.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 07, 2016:

Updated through online information from Christian Draper.

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

Database Manager on July 05, 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.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from Allen Kinzey: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Swell and Pedal Stops: Photograph by Christian Draper. Taken on 2016-02-04

Couplers: Photograph by Christian Draper. Taken on 2016-02-04

Great Stops: Photograph by Christian Draper. Taken on 2016-02-04

Console: Photograph by Christian Draper. Taken on 2016-02-04

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Christian Draper. Taken on 2016-02-04

Console: Photograph by Ryan J. Ballantyne, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 0021-05-29

Organ chamber: Photograph by Ryan J. Ballantyne, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-05-29

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