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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1004, 1940)

Location:

Druid Hills Presbyterian Church
1026 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30306 US
Organ ID: 8187

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • 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 Database Manager on March 05, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 36 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 43 stops. 31 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side 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 March 05, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 43
  • Registers: 31
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on March 05, 2020.
Database Manager on March 10, 2019:

Updated by William C Frierson, who has heard or played the organ.

This is a G. Donald Harrison Signature Organ with supporting documentation. It is an unaltered instrument.

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

Database Manager on November 02, 2006:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Enlarged by Aeolian Skinner by 4 rks in 1945 (1004-A); console renovated 1983-87 by Nicholas-Bradford. Combination action replaced with solid state.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on March 13, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist 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:

Chancel from rear gallery: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-09-18

Angled view of chancel from floor: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-09-18

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-09-18

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-09-18

Chancel: Photograph by Kenneth Wideman (2017).

East Organ Facade: Photograph by William C Frierson. Taken on 2015-12-10

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Justin Schaeffer 2014.

Chancel: Photograph by William C Frierson (2019).

Pipe facade: Photograph by William C. Frierson. Taken on 2019-02-02

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