Pipe Organ Database

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Welte & Sons Co. (1917)

Location:

Residence: James Deering / Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
3251 S Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33129 US
Organ ID: 25183

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
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. 3 manuals. 23 stops. 30 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 23
  • Registers: 30
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 15, 2015:

The organ was restored in 1992 by the Bush=Minnick Co. of Columbus, Ohio.

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

Database Manager on February 10, 2007:

Vizcaya was the winter residence of agricultural industrialist, James Deering. The palatial estate was acquired in 1952 and converted to a museum and art gallery - retaining the formal gardens for guest use.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from Bunn-Minnick Co. via Nicholas L. Fink
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Tom Hoehn. Taken on 2015-10-28

Console: Photograph by Tom Hoehn. Taken on 2015-10-28

Console: Photograph by Tom Hoehn. Taken on 2015-10-28

Console: Photograph by Tom Hoehn. Taken on 2015-10-28

Residence Interior and Console: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1960s).

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