The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Trinity United Church of Christ
760 North Avenue
Deerfield, Illinois 60015

OHS Database ID 54921.

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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 April 30, 2015.

Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 2 divisions. 26 stops. 12 ranks. 711 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons.


  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Matthew E. DuVall, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- (Database Manager. April 17, 2015)
  • Updated through online information from Matthew E. DuVall. (Database Manager. April 21, 2015)
  • Updated through online information from Matthew E. DuVall. (Database Manager. April 30, 2015)

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Organ Case and Great Pipe Facade. Photograph by Matthew E DuVall 2015-04-05
Organ Case and Great Pipe Facade. Photograph by Matthew E DuVall 2015-04-05
Console. Photograph by Matthew E DuVall 2015-04-05
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Matthew E DuVall 2015-04-05

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  • Stoplist sourced from factory specification (original contract 1985); corrected per subsequent correspondence (prior to installa
    Deerfield, Illinois
    Trinity United Church of Christ
    W. Zimmer & Sons, Inc.
    Opus 383
    Great:                   LEGEND (Keyed to "Basic Stops" list per factory, below)
    1.  Principal     8'       A
    2.  Gedackt       8'       B
    3.  Octave        4'       A
    4.  Gemshorn      4'       C
    5.  Quint         2 2/3'   D
    6.  Waldflote     2'       B
    7.  Tierce TC     1 3/5'   E
    8.  Mixture III   1 1/3'   F
    9.  Gedackt       8'       B
    10. Gemshorn      8'       B/C (1/6 common base w/ Gedackt)
    11. Celeste TC    8'       G
    12. Koppelflote   4'       B
    13. Principal     2'       A
    14. Nasat         1 1/3'   D
    15. Scharff III     2/3'   F
    16. Fagott       16'       H
    17. Trompete      8'       H
    18. Tremolo
    19. Resultant    32'       I/B
    20. Subbass      16'       I
    21. Octave        8'       A/J
    22. Gedackt       8'       B
    23. Choralbass    4'       J
    24. Gemshorn      4'       C
    25. Fagott       16'       H
    26. Trompete      8'       H
    27. Clarion       4'       H
    28. Swell to Great 8 '
    29. Swell to Pedal 8 '
    30. Great to Pedal 8 '
    Basic Stops:                      # Pipes
     A.  Principal              8'       85
     B.  Gedackt-Koppel-Wald.   8'       73
     C.  Gemshorn FF#           8'       67
     D.  Quint                  2 2/3'   68
     E.  Tierce TC              1 3/5'   49
     F.  Mixture III            1 1/3'  183
     G.  Celeste TC             8'       49
     H.  Fagott-Trompete       16'       73
     I.  Subbass               16'       32
     J.  Choralbass             4'       32
    26 speaking stops, 12 ranks         711 Pipes.
    Capture combination action:
    8 general thumb pistons.
    general cancel, thumb.
    set, thumb.
    Balanced Swell Pedal.
    Tremulant affecting all stops.
    Key-switch for blower.
    Pedalboard illumination.
    Illuminated plate glass music desk.
    Organist's bench.
    Open-type console, stop tabs.
    Existing Degan chimes, made playable on Great through volume control switch.
    Free-standing organ case, in oak.
    See also PDF (attached) of original contract specification.
     [Received from Matthew E. DuVall 2015-04-19.]