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The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1389, 1917)

Location:

Residence: Cordenio Arnold Severance
6940 Keats Avenue South
Cottage Grove (St. Paul), MN 55016 US
Ballroom
Organ ID: 67543

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on February 09, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 10 ranks. 2 manuals. 10 stops. 24 registers.
Main:
  • Built by The Aeolian Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 10
  • Registers: 24
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on February 09, 2021.
Jim Stettner on February 09, 2021:

From the Rollin Smith book, The Aeolian Pipe Organ And Its Music. -- The residence was known as Cedarhurst, which was a Colonial Revival home on a 500 acre farm. The contract was signed Sept, 6, 1916 for a cost of $7,500.00. The organ was shipped june 29, 1917. Subseqent additions were made in 1919.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on February 09, 2021.

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