Pipe Organ Database

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Schlicker Organ Co. (1960)

Location:

St. John's College
Winfield, KS 67156 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 34639

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 32 ranks. 1,691 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 28 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear 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: 28
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 15, 2008:

Updated through online information from James Leland. -- In 1987, the organ was renovated by the original builder and installed in Schroeder Performance Hall in the Louise T. Peter Center at Concordia University in Austin, TX.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on August 05, 2018.

Database Manager on May 07, 2008:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Replaced a 2/16 ca. 1950 Austin, Opus 2097.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on August 05, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Balcony and Organ: 1962-63 St. John's College Yearbook; image courtesy of James R. Stettner.

Console: 1962-63 St. John's College Yearbook; image courtesy of James R. Stettner.

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