Pipe Organ Database

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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 567, 1925)

Location:

Christ Church Cranbrook (Episcopal)
470 Church Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 US
Organ ID: 9417

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on November 10, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 42 ranks. 2,787 pipes. 4 manuals. 39 stops. 46 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
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 46
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 29, 2008:

Updated through online information from Ray Ahrens.

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

Database Manager on March 23, 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:
Solo was contract #567-A; rebuilt by McManis; now 4/66; new Reuter console in 1972; rebuilding by N. P. Mander in 1996 retaining original Skinner pipework.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Solo added in 1927. Rebuilt and enlarged by McManis 1955-56. New Reuter console in 1970.

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.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1994-05-18

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1994-05-18

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