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W. W. Kimball Co. (Opus 7256, 1940)

Location:

Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ
416 East North Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202 US
Organ ID: 4429

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ has been altered 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: EP pitman
  • 47 ranks. 3,022 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 42 stops. 53 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side 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: 42
  • Registers: 53
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on August 14, 2007:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- 11-rank Antiphonal added by Casavant 1955 as Op. 2305-A; new 4-manual console added 1964--possibly a Reisner; additions by Aldo Bertorelli/Flannigan 1967; renovated 1999 by Reynolds Associates; console completely rebuilt.

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

Database Manager on July 17, 2007:

Additional notes and photographs under the 1999 Reynolds Associates entry.

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

Database Manager on July 14, 2007:

From the 2007 Organ Atlas: Antiphonal added by Casavant in 1955; new console in 1964; Additional ranks by Bertorelli/Flannigan in 1967; Renovated with tonal changes, new chests for antiphonal by Reynolds Associates, Inc. in 1999.

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

Database Manager on March 22, 2005:

Additions by Casavant 1970, 4-68. Renovated by Reynolds Associates of Marion, IN as of 2005. (Information from Joseph G. Roberts in 2005.)

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Originally demonstrator organ in Kimball Hall in Chicago [1933]. The Deagan Chimes were playable from the organ console and from a keyboard placed in the church secretary's office. Virgil Fox played two identical dedicatory recitals on October 18, 1940.

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 <i>2007 Organ Atlas: Central Indiana Region</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Organ and Chancel: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

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