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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1527, 1970)

Location:

First Church of Christ (Old North)
36 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA 01945 US
Organ ID: 5342

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • 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: Slider
  • 31 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 22 stops. 22 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 22
  • Position: Detached keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • 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 May 07, 2015:

Updated through online information from John Collins.

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

Database Manager on September 09, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- 5-sectional case with 38 pipes arranged: 6-7-12-7-6.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1992.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

First Aeolian-Skinner tracker. Original SS combination has been replaced with new SS by 1992.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from Allen Kinzey: Open In New Tab typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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