The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Normandale Lutheran Church
6100 N. Normandale Rd.
Edina, Minnesota 55436


OHS Database ID 21363.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 2, 2009.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 51 stops. 30 registers. 37 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. 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.


  • Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005. (Database Manager. November 24, 2005)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- A Great 16' Quintaton and a 8-stop, 9-rank Positiv division were prepared-for at time of installation. (Database Manager. January 23, 2009)
  • Rebuilt and relocated to Faith Lutheran, Coon Rapids, by Rutz in 2001. (James Cook. March 2, 2009)

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1986-11-11
Console and organ in balcony. Reuter Organ Co. promotional photo, courtesy of Max Mayse (1967)

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason October 1968
           Edina, Minnesota
           Normandale Lutheran Church
           Reuter   Op. 1531   1966   3/37
           GREAT                            CHOIR (prepared-for)
       16' Quintaten          pf         8' Gedeckt            
        8' Principal          61         8' Gemshorn
        8' Bourdon            61 	     8' Gemshorn Celeste
        4' Octave		  61	     4' Fugara
        4' Spillflöte	  61	     4' Koppelflöte
        2' Fifteenth	  61	     2' Spitzflöte
       IV  Fourniture        244        II  Sesquialtera
           Sub			     8' Schalmei
           Unison Off			Tremolo
           Super				Sub
        8' Horizontal Trumpet pf		Unison off
           Chimes				Super
    				    16' Horizontal Trumpet pf
           SWELL			     8' Horizontal Trumpet pf
       16' Rohrgedeckt        61	     4' Horizontal Trumpet pf
        8' Rohrflöte          12
        8' Viola              61		PEDAL
        8' Viola Celeste      49        32' Acoustic Bourdon   --
        4' Principal          61	    16' Principal          32
        4' Hohlflöte          61	    16' Bourdon		   32
    2 2/3' Nasard             61	    16' Rohrgedeckt	   SW
        2' Blockflöte         61	    16' Quintaten	   pf
    1 3/5' Tierce             61	10 2/3' Rohrquint	   --
      III  Scharf             pf	     8' Octave             32
       16' Fagotto		  61	     8' Bourdon            12
        8' Trompette	  61	     8' Rohrflöte          SW
        8' Fagotto		  12	     8' Quintaten          pf
        4' Fagotto Clarion    12	     4' Choralbass	   32
           Tremolo			     4' Bourdon		   12
           Sub			     2' Bourdon		   12
           Unison Off		   III  Mixture            96
           Super			    32' Bombarde	   pf
    				    16' Bombarde	   32
           POSITIV			    16' Fagotto		   SW
        8' Nasonflöte         61	     8' Bombarde	   12
        4' Nachthorn	  61	     8' Fagotto		   SW
        2' Doublette	  61	     4' Clarion		   12
    1 1/3' Larigot		  61	     4' Krummhorn	   PO
       II  Zimbel	 	 122
        8' Krummhorn	  61
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield July 11, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The Diapason October 1968 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.