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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 712, 1928)

Location:

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
520 Wummit Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 US
Organ ID: 8929

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 51 ranks. 3,473 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 42 stops. 51 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 42
  • Registers: 51
  • 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 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on March 19, 2016:

Updated through online information from Phillip Saylor.
The specification omitted the 4' Flute from the great, an omission first appearing in the Thompson-Allen advertisement in the OHS Atlas following their restoration of the organ in 96-97. The organ is 51 ranks with 3473 pipes, according to the 1928 contract.

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

Database Manager on March 02, 2016:

Updated through online information from Phillip Saylor.
The Skinner opus list omits the Flute 4 on the great of 73 pipes, making a total of 51 ranks, not the 50 as noted in the opus list

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

Database Manager on February 01, 2016:

Updated through online information from Scott Robelot.

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

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:
Extant; unaltered; restoration work by A. Thompson Allen in 1996.

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 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Chorus reeds revoiced 1965 by Aeolian-Skinner. Has the first metal 32 bombarde built by EMS. The original cost was $35,875. Restored by Thompson-Allen 1997.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Factory Shop Notes (via Philip Saylor) and A. Thompson-Allen Company web site
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2000-05-10

Chancel and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2000-05-10

Chancel and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2000-05-10

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