Pipe Organ Database

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Flentrop Orgelbouw (1971)

Location:

Virginia Intermont College
1013 Moore Street
Bristol, VA 24202 US
Harrison-Jones Auditorium
Organ ID: 4092

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on July 03, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 32 ranks. 1,564 pipes. 2 manuals. 25 stops.
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: 2
  • Stops: 25
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard not meeting AGO standards.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Paul R. Marchesano on July 03, 2021:

It is still there. There are some collapsing pipes, but nothing that can't be repaired. -- information from Brad Jones via Facebook, 3 Jul 2021

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on July 03, 2021.

Paul R. Marchesano on September 30, 2020:

This college closed in May 2014, and the organ was for sale. As of Sept 2020 the college campus has not been sold, the status of the organ is unsure. Updated through online informaiton from Dennis Steckley and Paul Marchesano.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on July 03, 2021.

Database Manager on September 28, 2011:

Updated through online information from Thomas Covington.

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

Database Manager on February 27, 2011:

Updated through online information from Will Dunklin.

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

Database Manager on December 30, 2010:

Updated through online information from Charles Kennedy.

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

Database Manager on November 07, 2005:

Updated through online information from Bradley Jones.

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

Database Manager on November 04, 2005:

Updated through online information from Bradley Jones. -- College interested in selling instrument

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Originally published 1971
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on July 03, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Builder postcard, organ on stage, full view: Photograph from an archival source: Flentrop Postcard, 1971, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1971

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