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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 664-A, 1955)

Location:

University of Michigan
Thayer & N. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 US
Hill Auditorium
Organ ID: 6993

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • 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)
  • 123 ranks. 7,441 pipes. 4 manuals. 88 stops. 113 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 88
  • Registers: 113
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 April 19, 2006:

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:
Rebuild of E. M. Skinner Opus 664 (1927).

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 1995.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuild of 1927 Skinner organ (op. 664), using much of his pipework. Altered 1985 by Samuel Koontz. Chests and pipework restored by Nelson Barden & Co after water damage. Console rebuilt & solid state combination added in 1995.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Allen Kinzey via <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Steven R. Schrier. Taken on 2012-03-22

Manuals and Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2012-10-01

Pipe Facade and Auditorium Ceiling: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2012-10-01

Console and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2012-10-01

Console and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2012-10-01

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