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M. L. Bigelow & Co. (Opus 27, 2000)

Location:

Residence: Robinson
Phoenix, AZ 85016 US
Organ ID: 50128

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • 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: Slider
  • 17 ranks. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 19 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: 2
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 17
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Suspended tracker.
  • 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.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 26, 2012:

Updated through online information from Michael L Bigelow. -- The case is inspired by the handsome 16th-Century Italian organ in the Silver Chapel of the Hoffkirche, Innsbruch, Austria, pictured on page 229 in Joseph Blanton's "The Organ in Church Design", 1957.

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

Database Manager on July 24, 2012:

Identified through online information from Michael L Bigelow.

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

Instrument Images:

Facade: Photograph by Michael Bigelow. Taken on 2003-01-15

Facade with doors closed: Photograph by Michael Bigelow. Taken on 2003-01-15

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