Pipe Organ Database

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Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1685, 1955)

Location:

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL US
Moody Music Building - Practice Room
Organ ID: 22614

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 5 ranks. 353 pipes. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 4 stops. 12 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) 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: 2
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 12
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • 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 January 21, 2014:

Updated through online information from Matthew Edwards.

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

Database Manager on January 05, 2006:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- "Martini" Holtkamp. Metal 16' Gedackt extension rather than wood like the rest of the rank.

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 the console December, 1987
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Pipes and keyboards: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2006-05-05

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