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Dobson Pipe Organ Builders (Opus 84, 2007)

Location:

St. David's Episcopal Church, Radnor
763 S. Valley Forge Road
Wayne, PA US
Chapel
Organ ID: 34822

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • 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
  • 47 ranks. 2751 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 42 stops. 49 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 42
  • Registers: 49
  • Position: Detached keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 03, 2011:

Updated through online information from Alex Smith.

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

Database Manager on May 27, 2008:

Identified through information in The American Organist, April, 2008.

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

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-15

Sanctuary interior to rear: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-15

Organ case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-15

Chancel, console and organ case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-15

Chancel, console and organ case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-15

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-15

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-15

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-15

Coupler rail and builder nameplate: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-15

Builder name plate: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-15

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-15

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