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Taylor & Boody Organbuilders (Opus 15, 1987)

Location:

Vassar College
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604 US
Portable instrument
Organ ID: 53973

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on January 31, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 2 ranks. 102 pipes. 1 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 02, 2014:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by James R. Stettner, using information from this web site: http://music.vassar.edu/organs/
-- According to the Taylor & Boody website, "Mechanical key and stop action, Compass: Manuals: C-d'''. Vogel V temperament (a=440 Hz pitch). Keyboard transposable down 1/2 step to a'=415 Hz. Suspended playing action. Case and all pipes of solid white oak. Carrying weight: 165 lbs. Number of pipes: 102. Wind pressure: 65mm ." The college website further states that the organ was built by Bruce Shull.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on January 31, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Instrument on stage, keyboard view: Photograph from an archival source: Builder website, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano.

Instrument on stage, case view: Photograph from an archival source: Builder website, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano.

Closeup of keyboards: Photograph from an archival source: Builder website, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano.

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