Pipe Organ Database

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Joseph Downer (1787-88)

Location:

Carnegie Institute
Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA US
Organ ID: 253

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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: Slider
  • 1 manuals. 6 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 6
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Later the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, a division of Carnegie Institute. At the Western Pennsylvania Historical Society for a number of years until about 1950. Black naturals, white sharps. 49 notes (G-g'). Now [2003] in storage in the Pittsburgh, PA area.

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

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