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Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1776, 1962)

Originally Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1646, 1952)

Location:

Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH US
Warner Concert Hall
Organ ID: 23380

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 82 ranks. 4,380 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 59 stops. 59 registers.
All:
  • 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 59
  • Registers: 59
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • 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 July 23, 2007:

Updated through online information from William Gravesmill. -- This instrument was reconditioned at the Holtkamp factory and is now proudly serving Texas Tech University in Lubbock Texas.

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

Database Manager on June 08, 2007:

Updated through online information from William Gravesmill. -- This instrument was removed from Oberlin at the time of the Flentrop installation. It was totally cleaned at the Holtkamp factory and installed at Texas Tech University, Hemmle Hall, Lubbock Texas. It is extant there and recordings of it are available from Texas Tech Music Dept.

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

Database Manager on April 19, 2006:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
New organ, retaining five ranks from E. M. Skinner Opus 667, previously rebuilt by Holtkamp (1952). Replaced by Flentrop, 1974.

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 <i>The Diapason</i> November 1962
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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