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Noack Organ Co. (1974)

Originally Conrad Doll (Opus 5, 1807)

Location:

Historic Peace Church
Trindle Rd. at St. John's Church Road
Shiremanstown, PA 17011 US
Organ ID: 1067

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 6 ranks. 1 manuals. 6 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 6
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on June 28, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from John Robinson. -- The keydesk is covered by a plain wooden lid that is hinged at the back. When raising the lid, one must lift a narrow music rack forward, push the lid behind it, and let the music rack hold the lid up. The music rack is attached to the organ with a sort of hook that pivots in a groove but is not permanently attached. The organ is regularly maintained and used for public events, weddings, and musical presentations, as well as worship services, although it is now a government-owned historic site. In 2007 the organ was celebrated for its 200 years of service. Thomas Dressler was recitalist. The organ is played most Sundays in the summer by visiting area organists.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Altered by Samuel Bohler 1887 and moved into St. John's Lutheran across the street. This bldg. damaged by storm in 1954. Organ returned to Peace Church. Restored by Noack 1974. Single feeder bellows and double-fold wedge reservoir. 23 pipes of 4' Principal in fa?ade. C to d' of Dulciana from Gedackt. Stoplist in chest order. [Op. 1-4 may not have been organs.]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from memory and confirmed by website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Keydesk and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Church Interior, Pulpit, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Church Interior, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

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