Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1784, 1964)

Location:

Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights
2860 Coventry Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44120 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 36714

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on July 06, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 53 ranks. 2,851 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 40 stops. 42 registers.
All:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) 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: 40
  • Registers: 42
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Stop keys 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action 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 April 30, 2016:

Updated through online information from Jim Thompson.
This instrument was renovated and enlarged in 2000 by Tim Hemry.

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

Database Manager on October 04, 2008:

Identified through online information from Don Daley. -- This instrument replaced Skinner op. 310

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 <i>The Diapason</i> May 1965
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
stoplist. On-line update from Jim Thompson.: Open In New Tab We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

1964 Holtkamp installation photo: Photograph from an archival source: Courtesy of the Roy F. Kehl Collection via 2009 OHS Atlas, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1964

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