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Hillgreen, Lane & Co. (1912)

Location:

East End United Methodist Church
1212 Holly Street
Nashville, TN 37206 US
Organ ID: 25105

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on March 05, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Pneumatic
  • 12 ranks. 2 manuals. 12 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on March 05, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 12
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on March 05, 2019.
None on April 09, 2020:

Church badly damaged by a tornado in the early morning hours of 3 March 2020. Photographs of the organ show severe and massive damage to the instrument; Milnar Organ Co., which maintained the organ, has declared the organ to be a total loss.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on March 06, 2020.

Database Manager on March 05, 2019:

Updated by Derek Milnar, the builder. Organ is no longer tubular. Renovated by Milnar in 1976.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on March 04, 2020.

Database Manager on April 30, 2018:

Information from Hillgreen, Lane & Co. opus list, compiled by Bynum Petty
Contract: July 1912
73-note Swell chest
Tubular-pneumatic action
Concave, radiating pedal keyboard
Orgoblo electric blower
Price: $2,000, half of which paid by Andrew Carnegie

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

Database Manager on February 04, 2007:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Renovated by Milnar 1997; it has one toe stud - for a Zimbelstern

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Nashville AGO website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-10-03

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-10-03

Chancel and organ: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-10-03

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