Pipe Organ Database

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Susan Tattershall Organs (2010)

Originally E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 476, 1869)

Location:

St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Cathedral
1350 Washington Street
Denver, CO 80203 US
Organ ID: 48203

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: Slider
  • 15 ranks. 772 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 17 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a floor-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 17
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 23, 2017:

Updated by Jim Thompson, listing this website as a source of information: http://www.holycomforterchurch.net/music/.

In January 2016 this organ was moved to Holy Comforter Episcopal Church in Broomfield, Colorado (between Denver and Boulder) where it is an integral part of the Music Ministry. Jim Steinborn (apprenticed with Visser-Rowland) of Steinborn Organs, Fort Collins, performed the move and repairs/restorations as necessary. http://www.holycomforterchurch.net/music/

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

Database Manager on July 28, 2012:

Updated through online information from John Seboldt.

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

Database Manager on June 23, 2011:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Information for this entry is taken from the Cathedral website and from photos submitted by Bryan Dunnewald for the OHS Database. This organ is installed as a temporary instrument while the Cathedral's Kimball is being restored. The organ was relocated through the Organ Clearing House.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist copied from Andover Organ Co. files and later verified against photos of the drawknobs: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on November 06, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by John Seboldt. Taken on 2012-07-22

Organ case: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-18

Organ case and facade pipes: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-18

Facade pipe details: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-18

Keydesk from right: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-18

Keydesk from left: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-18

Left stopjamb: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-18

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-18

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2011-06-18