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Dobson Pipe Organ Builders (Opus 81, 2003)

Location:

Kenilworth Union Church
211 Kenilworth Avenue
Kenilworth, IL 60043 US
Organ ID: 17995

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic 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: Slider
  • 29 ranks. 1,635 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 23 stops. 27 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 23
  • Registers: 27
  • Position: Detached, reversed keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Balanced tracker.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 04, 2006:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is housed in twin cases on each side of the chancel. The Swell and Great are on the left (west) side. The Pedal - which is entirely on electric action - is across the chancel on the right (east) side. Both cases are 3-sectional containing 25 pipes arranged: 9-7-9. The center pipe in each flat is embossed.

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

Database Manager on May 03, 2005:

Information provided by John Panning, Dobson Pipe Organs, Ltd.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Dobson website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case and keydesk: Photograph from an archival source: 2005 OHS Handbook, builder ad, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2003

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