Pipe Organ Database

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Dobson Pipe Organ Builders (1985)

Originally Verney Organ Company (1904)

Location:

St. Michael's Episcopal Church / Christ Episcopal Church
220 40th Street N.E.
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 US
Organ ID: 2645

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 20 ranks. 2 manuals. 19 stops. 20 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case 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
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 20
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a removable panel in front of keyboards.
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 April 15, 2012:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Sold to VIVA! Performing Arts School in Dixon, IL. To be installed in Philander Hall. (Source: Associated Press on-line article dated April 13, 2012)

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

Database Manager on April 30, 2011:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- St. Michael-s merged with St. John's circa 1998 and is now known as Christ Episcopal, the merged congregation uses the former St. Michael's campus. The organ was still there in 2010, but offered for sale by the church.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on August 11, 2007:

According to an online update from David Poile, the church closed in 1999. The organ was relocated by a local builder to Grace Episcopal Church, Cedar Rapids.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Verney (1904).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1994.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From First United Methodist, Parkersburg, Iowa (razed) 1993. Restored 1985 by Dobson Organ Co.

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

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