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Alden Organ Services (2022)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1519, 1971)

Location:

Residence: Dr. N. Seth Nelson
1139 Par Three
San Antonio, TX 78221 US
Organ ID: 70666

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on June 19, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 7 ranks. 369 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 7 stops. 7 registers.
Manual I:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 08, 2022.

Manual II:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 08, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 08, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 7
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on June 19, 2022.
Jim Stettner on April 08, 2022:

This entry represents the installation of an existing organ in a new location. Identified by the owner, Dr. N. Seth Nelson via email in April, 2022.

No tonal changes were made. It was strictly a removal, transporting, and reinstallation.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on August 03, 2022.
Stoplist copied from a related OHS Database account: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on June 19, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Organ being re-installed: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Organ in Music Room: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Organ in Music Room: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Organ case and keydesk: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Keydesk and pedalboard: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Keydesk: right stopjamb: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Keydesk: left stopjamb: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Pedalboard: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Hitch-down couplers: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Dr. N. Seth Nelson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-06-07

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