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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1028, 1941)

Location:

Residence: John Hays Hammond, Jr.
Gloucester, MA US
Great Hall
Organ ID: 27156

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 7 divisions. 4 manuals. 183 stops.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 183
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys on angled jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 27, 2012:

Updated through online information from Peter Rudewicz. -- 15 Generals and cancel 8 Solo and cancel - 5 Baroque under Solo keys 8 Swell and cancel - 3 Baroque under Swell keys 8 Great and cancel - 3 Baroque under Great keys 8 Choir and cancel - 3 Baroque under Choir keys 4 Pedal-toe studs - Also affect Pedal stops Great to Pedal 8 reversible toe stud Swell to Pedal 8 reversible toe stud Sforzando reversible toe stud Balanced Expression Pedals Solo Swell-Reeds Great Choir Master Swell Crescendo 2 Spencer Turbine Orgoblo 1- 15 H.P. Wind pressure 6" 1-3 H.P. Wind pressure 20" Electric Specialty generator 10 volts, 50 amperes

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on July 09, 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:
Three mixtures and 8' Bourdon added to existing organ; in 1944 addition of Cornet VI.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from organ forum website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Facade and Pipe Display: Photograph by Sam Cherubin. Taken on 2016-07-02

Console and Facade: Photograph by Sam Cherubin. Taken on 2016-07-02

Rose Window and Pipe Display: Photograph by Sam Cherubin. Taken on 2016-07-06

Console: Photograph by Sam Cherubin. Taken on 2016-07-02

Console - Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Sam Cherubin. Taken on 2016-07-02

Console - Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Sam Cherubin. Taken on 2016-07-02

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