Pipe Organ Database

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Roy Helms (1970s)

Location:

St. Mark Lutheran Church
3230 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99508 US
Organ ID: 24458

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on May 13, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Direct electric
  • 1 ranks. 54 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 1 stops. 1 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Direct electric chests
  • Position: Portable instrument, fully movable.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 1
  • Registers: 1
  • Manual Compass: 54
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: No stop action.
  • Stop Controls: No stop controls.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: No pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 31, 2006:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- 54 capped metal Gedeckt pipes. Built as a demo organ when St. Mark Lutheran was considering the acquisition of a pipe organ. Has been used in other churches and by musical ensembles. Resides atop a table in the rear gallery.

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

Instrument Images:

Front of organ with pipes showing.: Photograph by John Petrash. Taken on 2022-04-26

Portative organ on table as originally built: Photograph from an archival source: Alaska.net, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1970s

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