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Alden Organ Services (2022)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1519, 1971)

Location:

Residence: Dr. N. Seth Nelson
1139 Par Three
San Antonio, TX 78221 US
Organ ID: 70666

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • 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 Jim Stettner on June 19, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 7 ranks. 369 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 7 stops. 7 registers.
Manual I:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 08, 2022.

Manual II:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 08, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 08, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 7
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on June 19, 2022.
Jim Stettner on April 08, 2022:

This entry represents the installation of an existing organ in a new location. Identified by the owner, Dr. N. Seth Nelson via email in April, 2022.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on April 08, 2022.
Stoplist copied from a related OHS Database account: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on June 19, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Organ being re-installed: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Organ in Music Room: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Organ in Music Room: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Organ case and keydesk: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Keydesk and pedalboard: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Keydesk: right stopjamb: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Keydesk: left stopjamb: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Pedalboard: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Hitch-down couplers: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

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