OHS Database ID 22160.
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Two manuals. 3 divisions. 7 stops. 7 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.
The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front.
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|Organ in Front Gallery. Photograph by Denise Martin 2019-01-20|
|Organ Facade. Photograph by Denise Martin 2019-01-20|
|Console. Photograph by Rhonda K. Craven 2019-02-10|
|Console: manuals and stops. Photograph by Rhonda K. Craven 2019-02-10|
|Unison Off controls atop keycheek. Photograph by Rhonda K. Craven 2019-02-10|
|Console: pedalboard, pedal movements, and toe levers. Photograph by Rhonda K. Craven 2019-02-10|
|Console: pedal movements, and toe levers. Photograph by Rhonda K. Craven 2019-02-10|
|Sanctuary Interior and Organ Facade. Photo for a 2007 church brochure, courtesy of Rhonda K. Craven (2007)|
|Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr|
|Console. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr|
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Evanston, Illinois Second Baptist Church W.W. KIMBALL CO., KPO 6615, 1922 - Original Specifications GREAT (Expressive) COUPLERS 8' Open Diapason 61 Swell Unison 8' [to Pedal] 8' Melodia (Sw) -- Great Unison 8' [to Pedal] 8' Dulciana 61 4' Wald Flute (Sw) -- Swell Sub 16' [to Great] 2' Flautina (Sw) -- Swell Unison 8' [to Great] Chimes (__) Swell Super 4' [to Great] Great Sub 16' Gr. Unison On/Off FINGER PISTONS Great Super Swell & Pedal 1 - 3 Cancel Great & Pedal 1 - 3 SWELL (Expressive) Cancel 8' Viola Diapason 61 8' Concert Flute 61 8' Salicional 61 TOE STUDS 4' Forest Flute 12 Label Missing (rev) 2-2/3' Nasard 7 Label Missing [Sforz] (rev) 2' Piccolo 5 8' Orch Horn 61 8' Orch Oboe (Syn.) -- PEDAL MOVEMENTS 8' Vox Humana 61 Expression (bal.) Tremolo Crescendo (bal.) Vox Vibrato Swell Sub 16' ACTION: E-P primary & unit Sw. Unison On/Off Swell Super STOPS: 7 REGISTERS: 18; inc. chimes PEDAL (Expressive) 16 Contra Bass (Gt) 12 RANKS: 7 16 Bourdon (Sw) 12 8 Flute (Sw) -- PIPES: 475 NOTES The organ is free-standing and encased in a front gallery above and behind the pulpit platform. The façade contains __ gold-painted pipes with __ down each side and 55 across the front. All of the façade pipes are dummies. The rolltop console is in fixed position at the left side of the choir & organ gallery with the organists back facing the congregation. Stops are as stop keys above the manuals. The Unison Off function for both manuals is as On/Off pistons on the top, left keycheek of each manual. At the time of this writing, and from photos taken February 11, 2019 by church historian Rhonda K. Craven, all of the engraved plates are missing: divisional nameplates, expression and crescendo pedal plates, toe lever plates, and indicator light plates. Based on the indicator lights present, it is likely that one of the two toe levers is a reversible Sforzando. The other could be either a Great-to-Pedal reversible or perhaps a Chimes Sustaining option. The Swell 8' Orch Oboe is synthetic, derived from the 8' Salicional and 2-2/3' Nasard. The 8' Viola Diapason has been transposed to 4' pitch, but the 8' basses are stored inside the organ. The Tremolo, which is placed by itself between the Swell and Great stop tablets, affects the entire instrument. Sources: Church documents; report by Stephen Schnurr; photos of extant organ Second Baptist Church 1717 Benson Ave. Evanston, IL. 60201 (847) 869-6955 Documented: February 11, 2019