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Holy Comforter Episcopal Church
1700 W. 10th Avenue
Broomfield, Colorado 80020

OHS Database ID 56622.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 26, 2018.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 14 stops. 17 registers. 15 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.

Notes

  • An original installation. Identified by Stephen Tappe, based on personal knowledge of the organ. (Database Manager. September 13, 2015)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Tappe. -- Restored in 2009 by Richard Hamar and Susi Tattershall for Saint John's Cathedral, Denver. As of February 1 2016, the organ is owned by Holy Comforter Episcopal Church in Broomfield, CO. (Database Manager. November 29, 2015)
  • Updated by James R. Stettner, listing conversations with this person as the source of the information: Ben Ehrlich, organist. (Steven E. Lawson. September 14, 2017)
  • Updated by Benjamin Ehrlich, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. February 26, 2018)

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Photographs

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Church Nave, Organ Case and Facade. Photograph by Timothy Seibert, Flatirons Pro Media 2018-01-05
Organ Case and Facade. Photograph by Timothy Seibert, Flatirons Pro Media 2018-01-05
Organ Case, Facade and Keydesk. Photograph by Timothy Seibert, Flatirons Pro Media 2018-01-05
Organ Case, Facade and Keydesk. Photograph by Timothy Seibert, Flatirons Pro Media 2018-01-05
Keydesk. Photograph by Timothy Seibert, Flatirons Pro Media 2018-01-05
Right-side Stops. Photograph by Timothy Seibert, Flatirons Pro Media 2018-01-05
Left-side Stops. Photograph by Timothy Seibert, Flatirons Pro Media 2018-01-05
Pedalboard. Photograph by Timothy Seibert, Flatirons Pro Media 2018-01-05
Keydesk and Pedals. Photograph by Timothy Seibert, Flatirons Pro Media 2018-01-05

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Stoplist

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  • Original document from Benjamin Ehrlich.. Source: Compiled from previous documents, with assistance from Jim Steinborn PDF document; -- will open in a new window or tab.
  • Typed specification. Source: from Benjamin Ehrlich
    Broomfield, Colorado
    Holy Comforter Episcopal Church
    
    E. & G. G. Hook   Opus 476   1869
    This installation by Jim Steinforn (2016)
    2 manuals, 14 stops, 15 ranks, 777 pipes
    ______________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN
         16' Bourdon (TC)                  46
          8' Open Diapason                 58
          8' Stopped Diapason Bass         12
          8' Melodia (TC)                  46
          8' Gamba (TC)                    46
          4' Octave                        58
          2' Fifteenth                     58
             Mixture II                   116
    
             SWELL ORGAN
          8' Stopped Diapason Bass         12
          8' Stopped Diapason Treble (TC)  46
          8' Keraulophon (TC)              46
          4' Flute Harmonique              58
          2' Piccolo [orig. 4' Violina]    58
          8' Bassoon                       12
          8' Oboe (TC)                     46
    
             PEDAL ORGAN
         16' Sub Bass                      27
          8' Flote                         27
    
             COUPLERS AND MECHANICALS
             Swell to Great
             Great to Pedal
             Swell to Pedal
             Swell Tremulant
             Bellows Signal (Zimbelstern)
             Swell Pedal
    
             COMPOSITION PEDALS (L to R)
             Swell Forte
             Swell Piano
             Great Piano
             Great Forte
  • Click Here Typed specification. Source: from Benjamin Ehrlich Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.