Pipe Organ Database

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Kilgen Organ Co. (Opus 7625, 1953ca.)

Location:

Sacred Heart R.C. Co-Cathedral
1032 Virginia Street East
Charleston, WV 25301 US
Organ ID: 50419

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 24 ranks. 22 stops. 33 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 33
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 17, 2012:

Identified through online information from Eric J. Gastier. -- This 3-manual 24 rank organ was in "appalling" condition by October 1980 according to the Co-Cathedral Minister of Music at the time, Michael F. Kiebel. It was installed in a single side chamber in the gallery. The organ was replaced by a 3-manual Schantz in 1984.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist submitted by church's organist in 1980
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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