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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1269, 1956)

Location:

Residence: Sen. Emerson Richards
Atlantic City, NJ US
Organ ID: 35474

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 140 ranks. 8,494 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 98 stops. 105 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 98
  • Registers: 105
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 11, 2016:

The main Diapason chorus on the Great was Aeolian-Skinner; the balance of the Great and all the Positiv was by Hans Steinmeyer; the rest of the organ was Aeolian-Skinner; the rebuilt console was from Op. 330, Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, New York City; the home and organ were destroyed by fire in 1958.

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

Database Manager on June 12, 2008:

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 #1047; combination of AEolian-Skinner and Steinmeyer pipes (ca.132 ranks); Great and Positiv mostly by AEolian-Skinner; burned.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist courtesy of the <i> Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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