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Kilgen Organ Co. (1956)

Location:

Christ the King R.C. Church
3001 Belmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37212 US
Organ ID: 25108

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 23 ranks. 1,574 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 21 stops. 30 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear 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: 21
  • Registers: 30
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • 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 Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 04, 2007:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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> February 1957
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel from organ gallery: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-10-02

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-10-02

Organ gallery from chancel: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-10-02

Console: Photograph by Melvin Potts. Taken on 2006-10-02

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