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Henry Pilcher's Sons (Opus 620, 1908)

Location:

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Cache Stake Tabernacle
50 North Main Street
Logan, UT 84321 US
Organ ID: 17807

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • 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 with direct-electric pull-downs (externally mounted)
  • 43 ranks. 2,783 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 37 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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 37
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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 Coupler Reversible Thumb 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 March 03, 2007:

Updated through online information from Jonathan D. Rose. -- Originally tubular-pneumatic key and stop action to slider chests with mechanically operated expression. Original facade of 194 gold-leafed and stenciled pipes still in place. Original console and action replaced in 1954 with electro-pneumatic equipment, in 1987 a solid state relay and combination action were added.

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

Database Manager on April 07, 2005:

Identified through information in Vol. IV p. 3 of the Pilcher factory ledger and a list of organs typed by William E. Pilcher of Louisville. For more information see the document referenced below.

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

Database Manager on April 07, 2005:

Original price: $10,650

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from Pilcher factory ledger
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Pilcher Organs: Open In New Tab Summary of Pilcher Sources by Soosie Schmitt
Document created on 2005-04-05
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ façade.: Photograph by Jonathan Rose, organist.. Taken on 2003-06-06

Central portion of façade [cropped from the larger photograph, showing more detail]: Jonathan Rose, organist. Taken on 2003-06-06

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