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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 868-A, 1952)

Originally Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 868, 1931)

Location:

St. George's Episcopal Church
Schenectady, NY US
Organ ID: 8227

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
  • 34 ranks. 2,167 pipes. 3 manuals. 28 stops. 30 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: 28
  • Registers: 30
  • 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.
Mark LaRosa on April 21, 2020:

Our Lady of Grace Church, Bronx closed and the organ was dismanteled and sold to a church in Vermont, awaiting installation.

We received the most recent update for this note from Mark LaRosa on April 21, 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:
Rebuild, enlargement, and relocation within the building (to rear gallery) of Skinner Opus 868 (1931). Later replaced by Möller and moved to Our Lady of Grace RC, Bronx, NY by church members.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Skinner Organ Co. (1931, Opus868).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuilt by Aeolian-Skinner in 1952 as Op. 868A. Relocated to Our Lady of Grace R. C., Bronx, NY in 1981.

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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