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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1516, 1969)

Location:

Fourth Presbyterian Church
126 E. Chestnut Street at Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL US
Organ ID: 8654

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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
  • 125 ranks. 6,511 pipes. 4 manuals. 81 stops. 92 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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 81
  • Registers: 92
  • 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 November 21, 2012:

Updated through online information from Kristina Powers.

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

Database Manager on July 05, 2008:

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:
Replaced #210; extant; Krummhorn replaced by Giesecke; renovated with some changes by Goulding & Wood in 1994.

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 1986.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Krummhorn replaced by Geisecke.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Diapason</i> with corrections by Allen Kinzey
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console (Manuals): Photograph by Ryan Mueller. Taken on 2014-01-09

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Ryan Mueller. Taken on 2014-01-09

Organ Case: Photograph by Ryan Mueller. Taken on 2014-01-09

Nave and Balcony: Photograph by Ryan Mueller. Taken on 2014-01-09

Chancel and Organ Case: Photograph by Ryan Mueller. Taken on 2014-01-09

Church Exterior: Photograph by Ryan Mueller. Taken on 2014-01-09

Antiphonal Organ Case (in Gallery): Photograph by Ryan Mueller. Taken on 2014-01-09

Church Exterior: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1952).

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