Pipe Organ Database

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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (1933)

Location:

The Toledo Museum of Art
2445 Monroe Street
Toledo, OH 43620 US
The Peristyle
Organ ID: 51153

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Museums
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • 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
  • 48 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 03, 2013:

Altered and relocated existing organ. Identified by Jeff Scofield, using information found in OHS Organ Atlas 2009. -- Originally installed in an 850-seat museum auditorium in 1926, with the dedicatory played by Lynnwood Farnam on January 5, 1927; moved in 1933 by Aeolian-Skinner to The Peristyle, a 1750-seat auditorium in the museum complex; the console was renovated at this time and a minor tonal change made; the organ was restored 2003-2004 by the A. Thompson-Allen Co., New Haven, Connecticut.

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

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Left Drawknobs and Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Player Mechanism: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Pedalboard, Swell Pedal, and Toe Studs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Dedication Plaque: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Closed Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Peristyle Interior: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Peristyle Interior: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Peristyle Interior: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Pipework: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Pipework: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Pipework: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Pipework: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

Relays: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-05-01

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