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Third Reformed Church
111 West 13th Street
Holland, Michigan 49423

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 49929.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 3, 2012.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 39 stops. 45 ranks. 2348 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. 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.

Notes

  • The organ was originally built by Robert L. Sipe in 1982. Work at this time including replacement of some pipes and revoicing of others. The digital Pedal stops were replaced, and one new one was added. The console received an electric assist action for the couplers and a computerized memory system. Cost of the project was $172,000. (Chad Boorsma. July 3, 2012)

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Photographs

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Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2012-06-26
Sanctuary Interior and Chancel. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2012-06-26
Sanctuary Interior and Chancel. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2012-06-26
Console. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2012-06-26
Organ Case and Trompette en Chamade. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2012-06-26
Organ Case and Trompette en Chamade. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2012-06-26
Church Exterior. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2012-06-26
Church Exterior. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2012-06-26

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from factory specifications and the console (June 26, 2012)
    Holland, Michigan
    THIRD REFORMED CHURCH
    
    Original Builder:  Robert L. Sipe    1982
    Modifications:     David Wilson      2010
    ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
    
    GREAT:                          SWELL:
       16' Bourdon 58                   8' Salicional 58 *           * pipes replaced
        8' Principal 58                 8' Celeste [TC] 46 *         + digital voices that are new or were replaced
        8' Gedeckt 58                   8' Rohrflöte 58              = operates from thumb pistons
        4' Octave 58                    4' Spitzflöte 58
        2' Super Octave 58              4' Principal 58              RANKS REVOICED
     IV-V  Mixture 262                  2' Blockflöte 58              •Great:    all ranks
        8' Trompete 58                 II  Sesquialtera 116           •Positiv:  Scharf
           Tremulant                   IV  Mixture 232                •Swell:    Oboe   
                                       16' Basson 58 *                •Pedal:    16' & 8' Principals 
    POSITIV:                            8' Hautbois 58
        8' Holzgedeckt 58                  Tremulant
        8' Flute Conique 58
        4' Principal 58             PEDAL:
        4' Spillflöte 58               32' Subbass +
        2' Octave 58                   16' Subbass +
    1 1/3' Larigot 58                  16' Principal 32
       IV  Scharf 232                   8' Octave 32
       16' Trompette en Chamade         8' Bass Flute +
        8' Cromorne 58                  4' Choralbass 32
        8' Trompette en Chamade 44     IV  Mixture 128
           Chimes =                    32' Contra Fagot +
           Zimbelstern =               16' Posaune 32
           Tremulant                    8' Trumpet +
    
    [Received online from Chad Boorsma • July 3, 2012]