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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1007, 1940)

Location:

Christ Church, Episcopal
Cambridge, MA US
Organ ID: 9750

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
  • 48 ranks. 2,830 pipes. 4 divisions. 4 manuals. 39 stops. 48 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: 4
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 48
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 29, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was removed 2005 by Quimby to make way for a new Schoenstein. It was rebuilt with a new console and enlarged to 51 ranks for St. Theresa Catholic in Sugar Land, Texas in 2006.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Replaced an 1883 2m Hook & Hastings, Op. 1167. Ernest White was the consultant. Renovated c. 1979. Contract 1007-A was for a Gallery division that was never built. New combination action c. 1992 by John Bishop.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

4th manual provided to control a prepared-for gallery organ, never installed. Original console in storage (1996) and for sale. Rebuilt 1993 by Bishop Organ Co., Wakefield, MA. (New 3m console, some unifications; original choir enclosure removed in 1970's, now [1996] in storage; solid state memory.)

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.

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