Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1444, 1963)

Location:

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center Plaza
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10023 US
Backstage (stage left)
Organ ID: 35772

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on September 14, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 22 ranks. 1,289 pipes. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 20 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 20
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 17, 2015:

Updated through online information from Paul Marchesano.

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

Database Manager on July 03, 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:
"Tuning keyboard added in 1966, #1444-A; extant; unaltered."

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

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Eric J Gastier. Taken on 2019-11-03

Organ Enclosure (stage left): Photograph by Eric J Gastier. Taken on 2019-11-03

Pipework: Photograph by Eric J Gastier. Taken on 2019-11-03

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