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West Side Reformed Church
1321 South Austin Boulevard
Cicero, Illinois 60645

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 34597.

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Status and Condition

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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 July 5, 2019.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 36 stops. 51 registers. 19 ranks. 1339 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. 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.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. April 29, 2008)
  • Updated through on-line information from Chad Boorsma. -- The congregation disbanded in 1995, and its remaining members joined First Reformed Church in Berwyn, Illinois. (Database Manager. April 4, 2010)

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist from Chad Boorsma. Source: Information from factory specifications
    Cicero, Illinois
    WEST SIDE REFORMED CHURCH
    
    M. P. Möller    Opus 7991    19 ranks    1950
    _______________________________________________________________________
    
    GREAT:                                SWELL:
         8' Diapason             73          16' Rohrbourdon           97
         8' Hohlflöte            85           8' Geigen Diapason       85
         8' Chimney Flute        SW           8' Chimney Flute 
         8' Dulciana             85           8' Salicional            73
         4' Octave               73           8' Voix Celeste [GG]     66
         4' Flute Ouverte                     4' Geigen Octave
         4' Dulciana                          4' Flute Triangulaire    73
       III  Mixture             183           4' Rohrflöte 
         8' Trumpet              SW       2 2/3' Nazard
            Chimes (Deagan)                   2' Flautino
            Tremolo                         III  Plein Jeu            183
                                             16' Contra Fagotto [TC]
    PEDAL:                                    8' Trumpet               73
        16' Diapason [GT]        12           8' Oboe                  73
        16' Bourdon              44           8' Vox Humana            73
        16' Rohrgedeckt          SW              Chimes                GT
        16' Contra Dulciana [GT] 12              Tremolo
    10 2/3' Quint [from Bourdon]
         8' Octave
         8' Bourdon
         8' Gedeckt              SW
         8' Dulciana             GT
         4' Rohrflöte            SW 
    
    [Received online from Chad Boorsma • July 5, 2019]             
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from Chad Boorsma. Source: Information from factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.