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The Ernest M. Skinner Co. (Opus 179, 1910)

Location:

Second Congregational Church
Holyoke, MA 01040 US
William and Sarah E. Skinner Memorial Chapel
Organ ID: 5552

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 23 ranks. 1,360 pipes. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 23 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 23
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 29, 2005:

Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Rebuilt by Berkshire as a 2/16 in a North German Baroque style; rebuilt by Czelusniak et Dugal in 1992 as 3/34 incorporating parts from #324. [See #167 and #322 for main organ]

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Dedicated with the Chapel on February 13, 1912.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Console controlled part of the large Skinner organ in the Church. Rebuilt by Berkshire 1974, 2-16, with 3rd manual for coupling. Rebuilt by Czelusniak et Dugal 1993, 3-34, using Skinner console, pipes from Austin, Skinner Op. 324. etc..

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

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