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Rainbow Mennonite Church
1444 Southwest Boulevard
Kansas City, Kansas 66103

OHS Database ID 38014.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 378, 2009-05-20.


Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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 January 12, 2009.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 16 stops. 19 registers. 17 ranks. 876 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs. No combination action.

Notes

  • Relocated and installed here with the help of parishioners. (James Cook. January 1, 2009)
  • Updated through information from John Speller, posted to PIPECHAT January 1, 2009: -- "It really is a very nice little instrument. The pipework is in pristine condition, and still cone-tuned to its original pitch somewhat sharp of current concert pitch. As the article mentions the project was overseen by Michael Quimby, and QPO did quite a bit of the restoration work on the pipework -- the pipe shop doing the metal pipes and yours truly working on the wooden ones. Much of the mechanical work was subcontracted to Richard Hamar, who was assisted by the organist Dr. Rosi Penner Kaufman and other church members." (James Cook. January 1, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. (Database Manager. January 12, 2009)

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Organ Case. Photograph by Charles Kegg 2016-03-31

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  • Specification from Charles Kegg
    Kansas City, Kansas
    Rainbow Mennonite Church
    
    E. & G.G. Hook   Opus 488   1869
    2 manuals, 19 registers, 16 stops, 17 ranks
    Moved from Woodside Presbyterian Church,
    Troy, New York by Quimby (2008)
    ___________________________________________
    
                GREAT ORGAN
            16' Bourdon              58
             8' Open Diapason        58
             8' Dulciana (TC)        46
             8' St. Diapason Bass    12
             8' Melodia (TC)         46
             4' Octave               58
             2' Fifteenth            58
                Mixture 2 ranks     116
             8' Trumpet              58
    
                SWELL ORGAN
             8' Open Diapason        58
             8' Keraulophon          58
             8' St. Diapason Bass    12
             8' St. Diapason (TC)    46
             4' Harmonic Flute       58
             4' Violina              58
             8' Bassoon (Bass)       12
             8' Oboe (TC)            46
    
                PEDALE
            16' Sub Bass             27
             8' Flote                27
    
                COUPLERS
                Swell to Pedale
                Great to Pedale
                Swell to Great
    
                MECHANICALS
                Swell Tremulant
                Balanced Swell Pedal
                  (originally hitch-down)
                Bellows Signal
    
                PEDAL COMBINATIONS
                removed when Balanced Swell
                  pedal was installed
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-03-31]
    
    
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