OHS Database ID 5775.
The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
Two manuals. 3 divisions. 14 stops. 14 registers. 17 ranks. 844 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.
The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.
Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. No combination action. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.
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|Organ case from right side. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1996-10-11|
|Keydesk. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1996-10-11|
|Right stopjamb. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1996-10-11|
|Left stopjamb. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1996-10-11|
|Expressive Swell over keydesk. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1996-10-11|
|Pedal pipework. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1996-10-11|
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Billings, Montana First English Lutheran Church W. ZIMMER and SONS, Inc., Opus 209, A.D. 1978 - Original Specifications HAUPTWERK (I) COUPLERS (Drawknob) 8 Prinzipal 56 I + P 8 Gedackt 56 II + P 4 Oktave 56 2 Waldflöte 56 II + I III-IV Mixtur [19-22-26] 212 8 Trompete 56 PEDAL MOVEMENTS Brustwerk Expression (bal.) BRUSTWERK (II) 8 Gemshorn 56 4 Koppelflöte 56 2 Prinzipal 56 1-1/3 Larigot 56 ACTION: Mechanical key & stop Tremolo VOICES: 14 PEDAL STOPS: 14 16 Subbass 32 8 Offenbass 32 RANKS: 17 4 Choralbass 32 16 Dulzian 32 PIPES: 844 NOTES The HW 8' Prinzipal has its first 21 pipes in the façade. The III-IV Mixtur is III ranks for its first 12 notes, and IV ranks for the remaining 44 notes. The BW 8' Gemshorn has 12 capped metal basses. The contract was signed December 14, 1976 with a scheduled completion date of June 30, 1978. The organ was dedicated in worship and recital on October 29, 1978. The guest recitalist was Professor David P. Dahl of Pacific Lutheran University in Parkland (Tacoma), Washington. Sources: Church promotional flier; dedication program; extant organ First English Lutheran Church 1243 N. 31st St. Billings, MT. 59101 (406) 245-4933 Documented: October 30, 1996