Bradford Organ Co. (2008)

Originally Bradford Organ Co. (1990)

Location:

St. Lambert Roman Catholic Church
Skokie, IL US
Organ ID: 37244

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 24, 2008:

Identified through information posted to PipeChat by Steven Weyand Folkers November 23, 2008: -- Enlargement of Bradford organ of 1990. Dedication service November 30, 2008. "We acquired a late 1940s Tellers organ from a shuttered church in 1989 and expanded it to 17 ranks. This rather basic organ served its purpose well, but there was a lack of dynamic flexibility as the Great was voiced rather boldly and the Swell always had the character of a Choir division. About seven years ago we had the good fortune to acquire a disused Hillgreen & Lane Swell division along with its 3 h.p. blower (which almost instantly solved some tuning issues when it replaced the old 1.5 h.p. blower). The former Swell division is now the Choir, and has been enhanced with the addition of a Tierce and a Clarinet. The new Swell contains 12 ranks. I am impressed with the artistry our organ builder Walter Bradford has demonstrated in incorporating pipework and chests from several builders into an instrument that possesses that basic integrity of sound that is often lacking in such "assembled" instruments. To produce a pleasing blend from such disparate parts is, in my opinion, a work of art in itself."

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

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