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The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1793, 1931)

Location:

American Woman's Association Clubhouse
353 West 57th Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10019 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 51650

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lodges and Clubs
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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
  • 15 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 02, 2019:

Playable from a Three Manual and Pedal Keyboard Console, and with Duo-Art Records from a Concertola Cabinet permitting the playing of a program of ten selections. The organ was dedicated on October 4, 1931, with a program given by Dr. Alexander Russell, director of music at Princeton University. Russell performed works by Bach, Franck, Martini and others to illustrate the orchestral colors of the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 03, 2019.

Database Manager on July 26, 2013:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Steven E. Lawson, using information found in Factory Specification. -- Chests and pipes of the Great Organ from Op. 1779 (1930) in the Barbizon-Plaza Hotel, NYC, were used in the Great of Op. 1793.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist from Larry Trupiano via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 03, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Auditorium interior: Photograph from <i>The Diapason</i> November 1931 via Larry Trupiano and the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project. Taken on 1931-09-09

Building exterior: Photograph courtesy of the Barnard College Archives via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project.

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