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Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (Opus 14, 1890)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
Third Ave.
Seattle, WA US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 19167

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on December 17, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 12 ranks. 629 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 14 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on December 17, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on December 17, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on December 17, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 14
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on December 17, 2021.
Database Manager on May 02, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on December 31, 2006:

Now in its fifth home. Built for this church (First Presbyterian, Seattle); Hillcrest Presbyterian, West Seattle; House of Prayer Lutheran, South Park 1964; relocated to Tacoma 1975; Pacific Lutheran University, Parkland 1987. 9/90 Dahl stoplist. Moved here 1986 by Randall J. McCarty. New facade pipes 1990. (Source: OHS PC Database. Date: 2004-10-30)

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on December 17, 2021.

Database Manager on July 18, 2005:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Original installation.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist copied from the console: Open In New Tab Originally published July 24, 2008
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on December 17, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ, restored and in its 2007 location: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2007-04-19

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