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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1374, 1958)

Location:

Metropolitan Memorial/National United Methodist Church
3401 Nebraska Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016 US
Organ ID: 23676

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • 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 November 18, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 55 ranks. 3 manuals. 42 stops. 60 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on November 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 42
  • Registers: 60
  • 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 November 18, 2018.
Database Manager on November 18, 2018:

The organ was installed when the nave was nearly doubled in length; the Positiv and its Pedal are installed in the old organ chamber mid-way down the nave; renamed National United Methodist Church in 2009.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on June 28, 2008:

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 #843; rebuilt by Cannarsa in 1981; extant.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 18, 2018.

Database Manager on May 16, 2006:

Identified 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 E. M. Skinner Opus 843 (1930).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 18, 2018.
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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