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Foley-Baker Inc. (2004)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1134, 1949)

Location:

Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 US
Organ ID: 51128

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ is unaltered from its 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
  • 75 ranks. 3 manuals. 58 stops. 71 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 58
  • Registers: 71
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: SSOS
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from John Roper on December 15, 2020.
Database Manager on March 22, 2013:

This is a rebuild of an existing organ. Identified by Jeff Scofield, using information from this web site: http://www.foleybaker.com/SymphonyHall/index.htm. --

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist provided by Steven E. Lawson
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Mike Loukides. Taken on 2013-03-14

Interior, Stage, and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2013-09-10

Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2013-09-10

Console: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2013-09-10

Interior, Stage, and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2013-09-10

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