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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 743, 1928)

Location:

Christ Church, Episcopal
569 Main Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420 US
Organ ID: 7478

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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. 2,527 pipes. 4 manuals. 35 stops. 43 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: 4
  • Stops: 35
  • Registers: 43
  • 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 May 08, 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:
Retained case front from 1898 Geo. S. Hutchings, #450 and Echo division added by Kimball, Smallman & Frazee, # 87 in 1922; rebuilt by M.P. Möller, #R-669 in 1961 and 1963 with new three manual console, pipework and additions (Antiphonal and positiv) and by KinzeyAngerstein, #RI0 in 1976; Skinner chassis and some pipework remains; now 3/67.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on August 23, 2005:

Online update from Judith A. Ollikkala -- Echo pipework [from Kimball, Small & Frazee, 1922] now gone, but ceiling front remains. Echo was 4th manual of Skinner console, non-operable in the early 1950s.

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.

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