Pipe Organ Database

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E.M. Skinner & Son (Opus 511, 1938)

Exhibited in the 2015 OHS convention

Location:

Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA 01075 US
Mary Lyon Chapel / Abbey Memorial Chapel
Organ ID: 9132

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 51 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • 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 January 07, 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 of E. M. Skinner Opus 367 (1922). Relocated when Chapel was lengthened and pulpit moved to other end of room; restorative repairs by William Baker, 1981 - ongoing, now 4/51

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Skinner Organ Co. (1921, Opus367).

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 1999

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Relocated from Gallery to chambers. Restorative repairs beginning 1981 by William Baker. [Abbey Chapel adjoins Mary Lyon Hall.]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel, Console, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2014-09-11

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