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W. W. Kimball Co. (Opus 6763, 1924)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co.

Location:

Scottish Rite Cathedral
3633 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 1304

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lodges and Clubs
  • The organ has been altered with the introduction of a digital/computer memory system.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 51 ranks. 3,859 pipes. 9 divisions. 4 manuals. 48 stops. 110 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side 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: 4
  • Divisions: 9
  • Stops: 48
  • Registers: 110
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
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 December 28, 2015:

Updated through online information from Alan Haker.
Please eliminate the stop list from the 2008 Diapason Article sent in by Steven Lawson? 7/10/15. It is not accurate. Keep the stop list below that one sent in by the restorer, Alan Haker

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

Database Manager on July 30, 2013:

Updated through online information from Alan Haker. -- All pipework, chests, wind pressures, restored to original. Replaced relay and Peterson combination action with Uniflex Relay. Work done by Al Haker & crew.

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

Database Manager on June 25, 2012:

Updated through online information from Edward Plitt. -- Renovation is in progress. the Great/Choir, and Swell pipes have all been cleaned and are back in place. The Solo division pipes are about done and ready to reinstall. The Marimba and Xylophone are having new cord installed to hold the bars. The Celesta (Deagan) has had the action and hammers serviced. The toy counter has been cleaned and adjusted. The swell shade "dampers" are being releathered. The Uniflex relay is being installed. The Antiphonal and Echo divisions are still to be done. We are trying for a Spring 2013 completion depending on any unexpected problems.

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

Database Manager on February 20, 2012:

Updated through online information from Alan Haker. -- This organ is still in its original location, not in storage. It is undergoing renovation with releathering, cleaning and installation of a solid state relay. No changes to stops or ranks. Expected to be completed by the end of 2012. There are both unit EP chests and pitman EP chests.

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

Database Manager on March 27, 2011:

Updated through online information from Dr. Steven C. Monrotus.

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 1995.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Included in Sept. 1995 organ crawl by St. Louis AGO. Some alterations in console by George Kavanaugh.

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 console 1995
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Edward Plitt. Taken on 2012-02-06

Solo Chamber Pipework: Photograph by Edward Plitt. Taken on 2011-12-02

Xylophone and Marimba: Photograph by Edward Plitt. Taken on 2012-02-06

Part of the Original Relay: Photograph by Edward Plitt. Taken on 2012-02-06

Console: Photograph by Photograph by Edward Pitt, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-02-06

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