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Balcom and Vaughan (Opus 428, 1945)

Location:

Immanuel Lutheran Church
1215 Thomas Street
Seattle, WA 98109 US
Organ ID: 26094

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: EP ventil
  • 12 ranks. 701 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 14 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 14
  • 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 above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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 16, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Additions to an existing Geo. Kilgen & Son organ previously electrified by an unknown individual or firm in 1932. Pedalboard is 32 notes, but Pedal 16' Bourdon is 30 pipes. 8' Flute from Bourdon only plays for 18 notes. 8' Gemshorn added to Great; previously added 16' Violone (12 pipes) removed. Concussion bellows added to both Swell and Great.

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 console 1992
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Façade pipes: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2000-06-06

Organ: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2000-06-06

Console: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2000-06-06

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