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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 972-A, 1964)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 972, 1937)

Location:

Eureka Christian Church
302 S. Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530 US
Organ ID: 50189

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Disciples of Christ / Christian Church
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 15 ranks. 1,018 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 18 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • 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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 18
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 32
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • 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 June 09, 2014:

Updated through online information from Robert C. Delvin. -- Information based on first-hand observation and Aeolian-Skinner correspondence dated 12 May - 2 June, 1964.

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

Database Manager on August 07, 2012:

Identified through online information from Robin Robinson -- enlargement of existing Aeolian-Skinner organ of 1937.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stop list and details taken from console (May 2014) and Aeolian-Skinner correspondence dated 12 May - 2 June, 1964.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-08-12

Chancel and chamber opening: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-08-12

Console rear: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-08-12

Console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-08-12

Coupler rail: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-08-12

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-08-12

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-08-12

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