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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 768, 1929)

Location:

St. Paul's Chapel, Episcopal
Broadway at Fulton Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10006 US
Organ ID: 25031

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 41 ranks. 2,625 pipes. 3 manuals. 37 stops. 43 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: 3
  • Stops: 37
  • Registers: 43
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 2
  • 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.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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 January 19, 2007:

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:
Retained the Adam Geib case built for the 1802 G. P. England organ which was enlarged by J.H. & C.S. Odell in 1870; rebuilt in 1950, #768-A; replaced by 2/34 Schlicker in 1963; removed and rebuilt for Church of the Intercession, New York, New York by Schlicker using the Austin, #1554 case.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Factory Specification, courtesy Larry Trupiano: Open In New Tab Typed specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Gallery and Organ Case: Photograph by Arnold Moses; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1937-02-23

Nave and Organ Case: Photograph by Arnold Moses; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1937-02-23

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Arnold Moses; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1937-02-23

Church Exterior: Photograph by Arnold Moses; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1937-02-23

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