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Schlicker Organ Co. (1976)

Location:

Mercy Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA US
Chapel
Organ ID: 254

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Hospitals, retirement/nursing homes, etc.
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 14 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Position: Detached, reversed keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 27, 2014:

Updated through online information from Joseph Tuttle.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

(G. Nelson shows as Sinking Springs, Mercy Hospital 1973?)

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from console April 26, 2014
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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