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Owner (2019-Ongoing)

Originally The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1420, 1918)

Location:

Residence: Jason D. Klinger
Middleport, NY US
Organ ID: 69681

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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 Jim Stettner on November 20, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 10 ranks. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 10 stops.
Great (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by The Aeolian Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 20, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by The Aeolian Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 20, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by The Aeolian Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 10
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets on slanted jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on November 20, 2021.
Jim Stettner on November 20, 2021:

This entry represents the installation of a used organ and components by the owner - Jason D. Klinger. Identified by posts from the owner on Facebook Residence Pipe Organ Building & Repair. The basis of this organ is [part of] the Aeolian residence organ (Opus 1420) originally built for the Buffalo, New York residence of William A. Morgan. It was a II/20 contracted in 1918 and shipped in January, 1919. Original cost was $20,000.00. The organ has a roll-player.

The 10 ranks installed as of November 2021 are: (Great) Diapason, Melodia, Dulciana, Aeoline and Trumpet; (Swell) Stopped Flute, Salicional, Celeste, Vox Humana, and Orchestral Oboe. The 16' bass is presently supplied by a Wicks free-reed unit.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on November 20, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Living room with Aeolian console: Photograph by Jason Klinger, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2019-10-23

Console: Great stopjamb: Photograph by Jason Klinger, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2019-11-08

Console: Swell & Pedal stopjamb: Photograph by Jason Klinger, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-06-04

Pipework through chamber access: Photograph by Jason Klinger, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-05-11

Looking into the chamber: Photograph by Jason Klinger, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-05-11

Chests and pipework: Photograph by Jason Klinger, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-05-11

Chests and pipework: Photograph by Jason Klinger, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-05-11

Wicks free-reed 16' bass cube: Photograph by Jason Klinger, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-04-20

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