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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1009, 1940)

Exhibited in the 2018 OHS convention

Location:

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14850 US
Sage Chapel
Organ ID: 4890

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been altered from its original 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: EP pitman
  • 68 ranks. 4,013 pipes. 3 manuals. 53 stops. 58 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 53
  • Registers: 58
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
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 November 22, 2011:

Updated through online information from Bryan Dunnewald.

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

Database Manager on May 07, 2007:

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 #175; dedication recitals played by Richard Gore on December 8, 1940 and Luther Noss on December 13, 1940; slight alterations by G.F.Adams and A.R.Strauss in 1967 with original pipework stored; combination action replaced by solid-state. [OHS Plaque!

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:

Incorporates pipework from 1909 E. M. Skinner Op. 175.

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:

Nave, Console, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2013-10-10

Great pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-11-20

Console and chapel interior: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-11-20

Console and chapel interior: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-11-20

Facade pipes and window: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-11-20

Builder nameplate: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-11-20

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