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Robert M. Turner (2001)

Originally The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1726, 1929)

Location:

Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA 19348 US
Conservatory Ballroom
Organ ID: 67704

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on February 23, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 146 ranks. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 135 stops. 161 registers.
Main:
  • Built by Robert M. Turner
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 135
  • Registers: 161
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on February 23, 2021.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on February 23, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-23

Console center: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-23

Foot controls: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-23

Left stopjamb: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-23

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-23

Ballroom, with organ chambers on the other side of the left wall panels: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-23

Console and ballroom: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-23

String division and grand piano: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-23

Building exterior: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-23

Expression Matrix: Photograph by Doug Backman via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-01-02

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