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The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1429, 1920)

Location:

Residence: Lindsey, George F.
294 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55102 US
Organ ID: 68031

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jayson R. Engquist on April 09, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 19 ranks.
Jayson R. Engquist on April 09, 2021:

Cost: $15,100. Manuals: 2 Ranks: 19 Stops: 30 Action: Electro-pneumatic

Notes: Lindsay was a lumber baron from Iowa. Later merged with Weyerhauser.

1921: 6 ranks and Harp added.

1921: 3-rank Echo division added (cost: $4,000).

Lynwood Farnum, American concert organist, played the organ in 1922. He described it, "Very beautiful ad appealig: most exquisite velvety flutes and soft pipes. No extra pipes for octave couplers. Mixture slightly spikey at top." [Ed. probably out of tune mixture!]

The Aeolian Organ and Its Music, 2nd Edition, 2018. Rollin Smith. Villanova, PA: OHS Press.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jayson R. Engquist on April 09, 2021.

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