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Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1649, 1950)

Exhibited in the 2014 OHS convention

Location:

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY US
Setnor Auditorium
Organ ID: 2564

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 71 ranks. 3,816 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 56 stops. 61 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 56
  • Registers: 61
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible 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 May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on September 03, 2016:

Updated through online information from Will Headlee.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

A mechanically new organ using some pipework from the existing Estey rebuild of Roosevelt Opus 423.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Contains many pipes from 1889 Frank Roosevelt Op. 423.

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 the OHS 2014 <i>Organ Handbook 2014<i/>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Stage and organ: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2011-10-08

Pipe display: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2011-10-08

Keydesk/Console and pipework above: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2011-10-08

Pipe Display and Console: Photograph by Bob Wyer, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1960s).

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