The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Ripon College
300 W. Seward St.
Ripon, Wisconsin 54971

OHS Database ID 57345.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 28, 2015.

Technical Details

Four manuals.


  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Charles Eberline, using information from this web site:

    There is a photograph of part of the instrument (mainly the manual keyboards) at (accessed 13 December 2015). There is also a photo of part of the main case and the Ruckspositive case at the Bedient website. (Database Manager. December 28, 2015)

Online Documents

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Facade. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-10-07
Keydesk. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-10-08
Concert Hall as seen from the organ platform. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-10-07
Ruckpositiv. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-10-07
Organ case from above and right. Builder's promotional photo (1982) in the collection of James R. Stettner 1982-00-00

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  • Stoplist pasted from the Bedient website,, accessed 13 December 2015
    Ripon, Wisconsin
    Ripon College
    Bedient Pipe Organ Company, Opus 17, 1982/1994
    Great, 56 notes
    Bourdon 16
    Praestant 8
    Rohrflote 8
    Octave 4
    Octave 2
    Mixture III-V
    Trompet 8
    Rueckpositive, 56 notes
    Gedackt 8
    Praestant 4
    Spielflote 4
    Octave 2
    Gemshoorn 2
    Sesquialtera II
    Cymbal III
    Dulciaan 8
    Echo, 56 notes
    Gedackt 8
    Blockfluit 4
    Woudfluit 2
    Sifflet 1 1/3
    Terzian II
    Cymbal II
    Rankett 16
    Regal 8
    Recit, 32 notes
    Cornet V
    Pedal, 30 notes
    Subbass 16
    Octave 8
    Octave 4
    Fagott 16
    Trompet 8
    Kornet 2
     [Received from Charles Eberline 2016-01-14.]