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Viner Organ Co. (1951)

Originally Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 3121, 1895)

Location:

Delaware Avenue Baptist Church
965 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14209 US
Organ ID: 11009

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist 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 July 18, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with direct-electric pull-downs (externally mounted)
  • 38 ranks. 3 manuals. 35 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with direct-electric pull-downs (externally mounted) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 35
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Setterboard (remote or in console).
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 18, 2018.
Database Manager on December 26, 2006:

Updated through online information from David Snyder. -- 1895 Johnson pipes and chests extant, unaltered and in excellent condition

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:

Electrification of the 1895 Johnson & Son with a new console. Electric pulldowns. Alterations to the winding system and other repairs carried out by Schlicker in the 1970s.

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

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Organ Facade: Photograph by William Dunklin. Taken on 2007-06-01

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2003-05-04

Organ Case Detail: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2003-05-04

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2003-05-04

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

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

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