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Fischer Organ Co. (2004ca.)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1508, 1968)

Location:

Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 US
Organ ID: 52609

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on May 10, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Direct electric
  • 9 ranks. 3 manuals. 28 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Direct electric chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at floor level at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 28
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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: Setterboard (remote or in console).
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 30, 2015:

Updated through online information from Joseph Tuttle.

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

Database Manager on July 17, 2015:

Updated through online information from Joseph Tuttle. -- Dispersed and parted out in May, 2015. Select pipework to be incorporated in the rebuilt primary teaching studio organ, and in a new III/17 instrument, both by Luley & Associates, Inc. of Pittsburgh.

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

Database Manager on July 17, 2015:

Updated through online information from Joseph Tuttle.

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

Database Manager on August 06, 2014:

Updated through online information from Joseph Tuttle. -- Manual compasses extend to 61 notes, yet pipes are present only for 56 notes.

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

Database Manager on April 04, 2014:

Altered and relocated existing organ. Identified by Joseph Tuttle, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- Instrument relocated to present location by Fischer Organ Co. of Pittsburgh ca. 2004. Originally in unknown residence in Kansas City, Missouri. Some ranks replaced by Fischer at this time with vintage American pipework, and the mid-range of the Trumpet was re-mounted en chamade.

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

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