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The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1121, 1916)

Location:

Residence: R.B. Mellon
6400 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 US
Organ ID: 64768

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on January 07, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 34 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on January 07, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on January 07, 2020.
Database Manager on January 06, 2020:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ.
Identified by James Stark, citing information from this publication: The Aeolian Organ and its Music, Rollin Smith, Organ Historical Society (Richmond) 1998.
Originally installed in 1911 as a III/30 (HC) the organ was expanded in 1916 with the addition of a four rank solo division and a 4 manual console. Duo-Art player added 1919.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on January 07, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Entry hall with Aeolian to the left and four manual console to the right: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, courtesy of James Stark (1920's).

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