The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Drake University
Des Moines, Iowa

OHS Database ID 21620.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 8, 2012.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 23 stops. 27 registers. 28 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (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.


  • Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005. (Database Manager. November 24, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. September 8, 2012)

Online Documents

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Organ, console and exposed pipes. Reuter Organ Co. promotional photo, courtesy of Max Mayse 1974)

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason March 1973
         Des Moines, Iowa
         Drake University
         Reuter   Op. 1784   1974   3/28
         GREAT                       SWELL
      8' Principal                8' Rohrflöte
      8' Bourdon                  8' Viole de Gambe
      4' Octave                   8' Viole Celeste
      2' Weitprinzipal            4' Koppelflöte
    III  Fourniture               2' Blockflöte
      8' Trompete                II  Sesquialtera
         Unison off               8' Hautbois
         Super                       Tremolo
         PEDAL                       Unison Off
     16' Bourdon                     Super
      8' Octave
      8' Bourdon        12           POSITIV
      4' Choralbass               8' Nasonflöte
      4' Bourdon        12        4' Nachthorn
     II  Mixture                  2' Principal
     16' Kontratrompete 12    1 1/3' Larigot
      4' Krummhorn      PO       II  Zimbel
                                  8' Krummhorn
    [Received from Jeff Scofield  September 6, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The Diapason March 1973 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.