Pipe Organ Database

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Charles M. Ruggles (Pipe Organs) (Opus 16, 1986 ca.)

Location:

Cleveland Institute of Music
11021 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106 US
CIM main building; Room QQ
Organ ID: 24

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Conservatories and Independent Music Schools
  • 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 Davis C. Badaszewski on February 02, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 4 ranks. 198 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 4 stops. 2 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Charles M. Ruggles (Pipe Organs)
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 2
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard not meeting AGO standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Davis C. Badaszewski on January 31, 2022.
Database Manager on July 26, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from Joseph Ripka. -- All wooden pipes except for the 8' Regal

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1987.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Builder's Website: Open In New Tab Originally published 1/31/2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Davis C. Badaszewski on February 02, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Organ case: Ruggles promotional photograph. Taken on 1986-01-01

Organ case in Room QQ: Photograph by Davis C. Badaszewski. Taken on 2021-08-19

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Davis C. Badaszewski. Taken on 2021-08-19

Manual II Drawknobs: Photograph by Davis C. Badaszewski. Taken on 2021-08-19

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