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The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1687, 1928)

Location:

Residence: Freddy Heyse
Hundelgemsesteenweg 381
Merelbeke, B-9820 BE
Organ ID: 68703

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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 Jim Stettner on July 08, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 14 ranks. 2 manuals. 14 stops.
Manual I (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Built by The Aeolian Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on July 08, 2021.

Manual II (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Built by The Aeolian Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on July 08, 2021.

Pedal (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Built by The Aeolian Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on July 08, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by The Aeolian Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 14
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on July 08, 2021.
Jim Stettner on July 08, 2021:

This organ was originally built for the Paris, France residence of Hubert T. Parsons. According to The Aeolian Pipe Organ and Its Music by Rollin Smith (OHS: 1998), the contract was signed May 24, 1928 for a price of $27,820. Concertola only, no Duo-Art in console; 25 rolls of music were included in the contract price. Traced: Nov. 14, 1929. Shipped: Jan. 23, 1930.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on July 08, 2021.

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