Pipe Organ Database

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The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1333, 1915)

Location:

Residence: William Wrigley, Jr. / Tournament of Roses Association
391 S. Orange Grove Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105 US
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Organ ID: 38963

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 26 ranks. 1,500 pipes. 2 manuals. 21 stops. 44 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 21
  • Registers: 44
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 June 22, 2016:

Contract: June 29, 1915
Cost: $18,500
Shipped: October 31, 1915

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

Database Manager on February 16, 2013:

Updated through online information from Christopher Hames. -- I am the systems administrator for the Tournament of Roses association, and the organ is installed at our headquarters, the Wrigley Mansion.

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

Database Manager on January 29, 2009:

Identified through online information from Jim Lewis. -- Console is installed in entry hall. Pipes are under landing in main staircase and speak through a grille in a triangular space made by the rise of the steps. Two-manuals and 26 ranks with Harp & Chimes. One expression chamber. 116-note player only. House now belongs to the Tournament of Roses.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From James Lewis: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and stairwell chambers: Photo in private collection. Taken on 1974-01-28

Stairwell chambers: OHS Archives, courtesy of Jim Lewis (c.1917).

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