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Bedient Pipe Organ Company (Opus 81, 2008)

Location:

First Congregational Church
Sioux Falls, SD US
Organ ID: 34884

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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)
  • 57 ranks. 3,138 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 45 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 45
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • 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 October 25, 2013:

Updated through online information from Jack Mohlenhoff.

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

Database Manager on October 13, 2008:

Dedicated in Recital February 8, 2008 by Douglas Cleveland.

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

Database Manager on May 28, 2008:

Listed in "Recent Installations," The American Organist Vol. 42, No. 4 [April, 2008] Renovation of existing instrument

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Information from <i>The Diapason</i>, January, 2009
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and facade: Photograph by Bedient, submitted by John Roper. Taken approx. 2008

Organ case and console: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-08-07

Organ case: Photograph by Chris Stroh, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-08-07

Chancel and organ case: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-03-01

Church interior and organ case: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-13

Church exterior: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-07-15

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