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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 349, 1922)

Location:

Skinner Studio
677 Fifth Ave.
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10022 US
Organ ID: 64696

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Showrooms for builders, exhibitors, etc.
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on December 02, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 40 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 33 stops. 70 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on December 02, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 33
  • Registers: 70
  • 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 December 02, 2019.
Database Manager on December 01, 2019:

With Orchestrator; there were a number of minor tonal changes during its time as a showroom demonstrator organ; rebuild and tonal changes and then moved to Hunter College, New York City as 3/64 Op. 1005 in 1940, with a few subsequent additions; it eventually fell into disrepair and is no long playable.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 02, 2019.
Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 02, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Console and showroom: Photograph from <i>Stop, Open and Reed</i> via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project.

Showroom and console: Photograph from <i>Stop, Open and Reed</i> via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project.

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