Pipe Organ Database

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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 849, 1930)

Location:

Central Continuation School / Milwaukee Area Technical School
Milwaukee, WI US
Cooley Auditorium
Organ ID: 7321

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: High Schools, Preparatory Schools, and Academies
  • The organ is unaltered 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: EP pitman
  • 38 ranks. 2,621 pipes. 3 manuals. 34 stops. 67 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 34
  • Registers: 67
  • 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 December 22, 2019:

Cooley Auditorium seats 1,800, including the two rear balconies.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 23, 2019.

Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on August 08, 2014:

Main divisions above proscenium arch. Cost in 1930 was $35,000 plus $17,000 for player unit.

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

Database Manager on May 16, 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:
With player attachment; extant; unaltered. [OHS Plaque]

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 1990

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console, January 1985, with additional data from the chambers
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

from Allen Kinzey: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
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