The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Concordia Senior College / Concordia Theological Seminary
6600 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825

Kramer Chapel

OHS Database ID 25217.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 9, 2018.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 36 stops. 43 registers. 53 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. Non-traditional style console. The console is movable.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. 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 toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through information on the Seminary web site. (James Cook. February 13, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Paul Grime. (Database Manager. January 11, 2012)
  • Tonal changes by Noack in 1990, at which time Dudley Terrell built a new Schlicker-style console; renovated and cleaned by Buzard 2000-2002, with minor renovations and tonal changes by them in 2008. (Jeff Scofield. May 21, 2018)
  • Updated by Paul Grime, who has heard or played the organ.
    (Steven E. Lawson. June 9, 2018)

Online Documents

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  • Schlicker Organs. Persons who designed specifications, architect, photo, and stoplist. Source: Schlicker Organ Co. Brochure. Document Date. Unknown. Document received from William G. Barnes 2018-06-03.

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Photographs

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Organ facade, Between 1958 and 1997.. Photo from PR dept. of Concordia Theological Seminary, courtesy of Paul Grime

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist taken from the console on Jan 10, 2012
    Fort Wayne, Indiana
    Concordia Theological Seminary
    
    Schlicker Organ Co.   1958
    
    Great
    Quintadena     16	61
    Principal 	8	61
    Rohrfloete 	8	61
    Quintadea       8       12
    Octave 	        4	61
    Spitzfloete	4	61
    Quint 	        2-2/3	61
    Schwegel 	2	61
    Mixture 	IV-VI  354	
    Trumpet	        8       29 PD
    Swell to Great 16
    Swell to Great  8
    Swell to Great  4
    Positive to Gt  8
    
    Positiv
    Pommer 	        8	61
    Principal       4       61
    Rohrfloete 	4	61
    Nazard 	        2-2/3	61
    Principal 	2	61
    Nachthorn       2       61
    Tierce	        1-3/5	61
    Siffloete 	1	61
    Scharf 	        III-IV 286	
    Krummhorn       8       61
    Trompeta Real 	8	61
    Tremolo 
    Zimbelstern
    Swell to Pos    8
    
    Swell
    Gedeckt 	8	61
    Salicional 	8	61
    Voix Celeste 	8	49
    Principal 	4	61
    Hohlfloete 	4	61
    Blockfloete 	2	61
    Sesquialtera 	II	98
    Mixture 	IV-V   293	
    Cymbel 	        III    183	
    Dulzian 	16	61
    Trompette 	8	61
    Oboe 	        8	61
    Tremolo 
    Swell to Swell 16
    Swell to Swell  4
    
    Pedal
    Resultant 	32      --
    Principal 	16	12
    Bourdon 	16	32
    Quintadena (Gt) 16	
    Quintbass 	10-2/3
    Octave 	         8	32
    Gemshorn 	 8
    Choralbass 	 4	32
    Nachthorn 	 2	
    Mixture 	 IV    128	
    Posaune 	16	32
    Trumpet 	 8      12
    Fagott	         4	32
    Great to Pedal   8
    Swell to Pedal   8
    Positiv to Pedal 8
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from the console on Jan 10, 2012 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.