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Tellers Organ Co. (1955)

Location:

SS. Peter and Paul R.C. Cathedral Basilica
18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19103 US
Organ ID: 23918

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on June 16, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP ventil
  • 61 ranks. 4151 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 97 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on June 16, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Registers: 97
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 16, 2018.
Database Manager on September 05, 2006:

Reused much of the 1920 Austin pipework

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

Database Manager on September 05, 2006:

Manual naturals covered in ivory; sharps made of ebony. Pedalboard naturals of hard white maple tops, sharps of bakelite.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Original Contract: Open In New Tab Document created on 2006-09-06
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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