Pipe Organ Database

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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 818, 1930)

Location:

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA US
Royce Hall
Organ ID: 7272

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 80 ranks. 5,178 pipes. 4 manuals. 83 stops. 63 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 83
  • Registers: 63
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 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; new M.P. Möller console in 1969; releathered and cleaned by Simpson in 1968; Pedal mixture destroyed in 1973 earthquake and replaced by M. P. Möller; original console relocated to Cathedral Church of St. James the Apostle, Chicago, IL for future rebuilding and installation; severely damaged in 1995 earthquake; complete restoration with addition of twenty-four rank Bombarde division and new five manual console by Robert M. Turner in 1997.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1994.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Damaged in 1994 earthquake. Releathered early 1990's by Robert Turner.

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

Instrument Images:

1969 Möller Console (and Dr. Thomas Harmon, University Organist): Photograph from the OHS Archives; image courtesy of Jim Lewis. Taken on 1969-11-11

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