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Schlicker Organ Co. (1948)

Location:

Kenmore Presbyterian Church
2771 Delaware Ave.
Kenmore, NY 14217 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 11006

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 59 ranks. 3,021 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 48 stops. 42 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 48
  • Registers: 42
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 25, 2013:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Six stops retained from previous organ; rebuilt again by Schlicker in 1971 with further tonal changes.

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:

"Rebuild of an organ, builder unknown. Tonal changes by Schlicker 1948-1965. Rebuilding with additions by Schlicker in 1971. Pitman stop action. Two stops prepared for in the Great in the 1971 rebuild. OH 2004 includes the 1948 stoplist and the 2004 stoplist. Unit Tuba added by Heritage Organ Co. in 2000. The church had a pipe organ by 1891, possibly by Garrett House."

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 <i>OHS Handbook</i> Summer 2004
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework: 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

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