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The Aeolian Co. (1909)

Originally The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1050, 1900ca.)

Location:

Residence: Frederick G. Bourne ("Indian Neck Hall")
Oakdale, NY US
Organ ID: 41034

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • 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
  • 5 divisions. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets on slanted jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action 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 September 15, 2013:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on May 24, 2009:

Identified through Rollin Smith's article in the February 2009 issue of The American Organist. -- After Bourne's death, the residence became for a time (1927-2001) the site of a Military Academy. The organ was sold in 1948; parts of it went to Detroit, part to San Diego.

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

Instrument Images:

116-note roll player and registration console located in library: Photograph (ca. 1980) courtesy of Martin Walsh and submitted by Jim Lewis.

Console: Photograph (ca. 1911) from the collection of Jim Lewis.

Music Room Interior and Organ Case: Photograph (ca. 1912) from the collection of Jim Lewis.

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