Pipe Organ Database

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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 622, 1926)

Exhibited in the 1989 OHS convention

Location:

Temple Sinai
6225 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA US
Organ ID: 6923

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Synagogues and other Jewish Houses of Worship
  • 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 Paul R. Marchesano on October 14, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 30 ranks. 2,220 pipes. 3 manuals. 30 stops. 42 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 30
  • Registers: 42
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 15, 2006:

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:
Extant; console replaced by Austin in 1950 and moved to Florida; restoration work by Roy Redman and local OHS members in 1991 included a replacement Skinner console for the Austin replacement; Shofar missing.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1989.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

New console from Austin 1950.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Allen Kinzey via <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
  • Hymn to the Stars - Piece by Sigfrid Karg-Elert. Performed by Lorenz Maycher. Produced by The Organ Historical Society in 1989 with the title: Historic Organs of New Orleans: Seventeen Historic Pipe Organs, The Bayous to Natchez
  • The God of Abraham Praise - Piece by Hymn. Performed by Lorenz Maycher. Produced by The Organ Historical Society in 1989 with the title: Historic Organs of New Orleans: Seventeen Historic Pipe Organs, The Bayous to Natchez
  • Fantasy in F - Piece by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Performed by Lorenz Maycher. Produced by The Organ Historical Society in 1989 with the title: Historic Organs of New Orleans: Seventeen Historic Pipe Organs, The Bayous to Natchez

Instrument Images:

Skinner Replacement Console: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2004-10-14

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2004-10-14

Temple Interior: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2004-10-14

Building Exterior: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2004-10-14

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