Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

John Brombaugh & Associates (Opus 26, 1982)

Location:

Iowa State University
Ames, IA 5001_ US
Recital Hall
Organ ID: 4400

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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
  • 50 ranks. 2,326 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 34 stops. 34 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: 34
  • Registers: 34
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • 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: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 03, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from Ryan Frederick.

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

Database Manager on October 13, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- 5-sectional main case housing Great and Brustwerk. 7-sectional Ruckpositiv case on organ gallery rail. Pedal cases on each side, detached from main case. Built between January 1985 and May 1986. Installed in 1986. Tonal finishing in 1987. Dedicated April 23-35, 1987.

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

Database Manager on February 02, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from Ryan W. Frederick. -- Brustwerk (III) is enclosed in a cabinet above the music rack, may be opened manually.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Brombaugh & Associates
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Facade: Photograph from an archival source: pipedreams.org, submitted by Brian Dobbelaere. Taken approx. 1990

Organ case: Photograph by Central Iowa AGO, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-11-28

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