Pipe Organ Database

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Robert Noehren (1970)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
1 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 US
Organ ID: 10986

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original 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: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 74 ranks. 4 manuals. 71 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 71
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 04, 2008:

Updated through online information from Bruce McCausland.

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

Database Manager on December 16, 2006:

Updated through online information from David Snyder.

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 2004.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Squire Haskin Memorial Organ. Cleaned with tonal reregulation in 1999-2000 by Paul Staley and David Bond.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab stoplist taken from the 2004 OHS convention program on Buffalo
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Suspended Positive: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2004-07-15

Bombarde stopknobs: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2004-07-15

Balcony, Organ Cases, and Suspended Positiv: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2003-05-04

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Cases: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2003-05-04

Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2003-05-04

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2003-05-04

Great and Bombarde drawknobs: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Swell and couplers drawknobs: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Positiv drawknobs: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Solo drawknobs: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Pedal drawknobs: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Console center: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Pedalboard and foot controls: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Gallery, organ, exposed pipes ad suspended Positiv: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Suspended Positiv: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Console: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-05-15

Church interior to front: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Gallery, organ and suspended Positiv: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Suspended Positiv: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Church exterior: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-04-26

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