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Ascension Episcopal Church
2 Riverside Street
Rochester, New York 14613

OHS Database ID 23475.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 27, 2013.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 50 stops. 63 registers. 56 ranks. 3730 pipes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified 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:
    E. M. Skinner Opus 711, relocated from the Masonic Temple, Rochester. (Database Manager. May 8, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Adrian Foster. (Database Manager. February 27, 2013)

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Photographs

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Left Facade and Console. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2017-04-04
Chancel and Facade. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2017-04-03
Console. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2017-04-04

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Stoplist

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