Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (ca. 1905)

Location:

First Christian Church
1515 South Street
Lexington, MO 64067 US
Organ ID: 2040

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Disciples of Christ / Christian Church
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on October 21, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 11 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 11 stops. 11 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on October 21, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 11
  • Registers: 11
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • 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: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on October 21, 2019.
Database Manager on October 21, 2019:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- According to the 'History' page of the Presbyterian church, the First Christian congregation merged with the Presbyterian congregation at the Presbyterian Church edifice in 2009. The First Christian building was sold in 2011. Status of the organ is unknown.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 22, 2019.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1976.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ case and facade, ca. 1968: Unattribted Photographer. <i>The Tracker</i>, Vol. XII, No. 4, Summer 1968, pg. 5.