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The Ernest M. Skinner Co. (Opus 245, 1916)

Location:

Emmanuel Church, Episcopal
8604 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH US
Organ ID: 5955

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 28 ranks. 1,924 pipes. 4 manuals. 27 stops. 43 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 43
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 04, 2014:

Updated through online information from Jim Hopkins. -- Emmanual Episcopal Church merged with Church of the Incarnation, Cleveland in 1991 and was re-named Church of the Transfiguration, although they remained in Emmanuel's Euclid Ave. building. Demolition of Emmanuel Episcopal Church was completed in January, 2014.

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

Database Manager on December 19, 2013:

Updated through online information from Scott Hayes. -- 20 some partial and complete ranks were removed from the church building on December 9, and placed into storage. Many stops are missing their bottom octaves, and several reed stops were severely damaged. The hope is to restore them for eventual reuse in the future Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland choir organ.

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

Database Manager on November 21, 2013:

Updated through online information from Ronald D. Gibson. -- 20 November, 2013. The organ is endangered. Building and land were abandoned previously now acquired by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Cleveland Landmarks Commission has authorized the Cleveland Clinic Foundation to order demolition, perhaps within several months. Residue of the organ is available for sale.

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

Database Manager on September 16, 2013:

Updated through online information from Ronald Gibson. -- Organ (residue) currently; (September, 2013), endangered! Abandoned church building. 4-manual Console/bench missing. Half of the organ is inadequately stored in the church basement for many years and has suffered some moisture damage. Pipe ranks may be nearly complete but some trebles are missing. Overall condition is poor.

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

Database Manager on December 22, 2005:

Updated 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:
After 1957 fire console removed; pipework subsequently removed in 1988 by David Dortch.

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Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1991.

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Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Church merged with another. Used Hammond c. 1991. Console damaged in fire.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Diapason</i>, April 1917
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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