Reuter Organ Co. (2012)

Originally Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1930)

Location:

Third Baptist Church
620 N. Grand Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 49857

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 72 ranks. 4,945 pipes. 7 divisions. 4 manuals. 64 stops. 97 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 64
  • Registers: 97
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 18, 2015:

Updated through online information from Brent Johnson. -- Tibia stop is Kimball pipes salvaged from the organ of the former St. Louis Theatre.

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

Database Manager on June 12, 2012:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Most of the Kilgen/Möller pipework will be retained, but most mechanisms, including the console, will be replaced; 11 new ranks will be added.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Brent Johnson: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Brent Johnson. Taken on 2014-03-04

Chancel, console and chamber grillework: Photograph by Photograph Courtesy of the Reuter Organ Company. , submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-03-21

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