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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1307, 1955)

Location:

Arlington Street Church, Unitarian Universalist
351 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 US
Organ ID: 8883

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Unitarian, Universalist, Unitarian-Universalist
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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
  • 63 ranks. 3,640 pipes. 3 manuals. 47 stops. 61 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: 47
  • Registers: 61
  • 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 June 10, 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 #154; Edward Gammons was the consultant; retained some existing pipework; extant; unaltered except Hutchings facade chests for the sixty-five speaking pipes replaced by Thad Outerbridge in 1989.

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.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

"Replaced Skinner Op. 154, 1907, which was a rebuild of an earlier Hutchings organ. Behind the case of the church's earlier 1861 E. & G. G. Hook. Incorporated some of the Hutchings pipework."

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from Allen Kinzey: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case from the 1861 E. & G. G. Hook: Photograph by John Stephen Dwyer. Taken on 2009-03-08

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2013-03-16

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2013-03-16

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2013-03-16

Gallery, Console, and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2013-03-16

Gallery and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2013-03-16

Outside: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1990-06-26

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1990-06-26

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1990-06-26

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