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Tellers Organ Co.

Location:

St. Bernard R.C. Church
2450 Atwood Avenue
Madison, WI 53704 US
Organ ID: 50687

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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 July 24, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 33 ranks. 2 manuals. 35 stops.
All:
  • Position: In center 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 July 24, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 35
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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 horizontal rows on terraced/stepped 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 Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 24, 2019.
Database Manager on July 24, 2019:

Updated by Lucy Dechene, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 25, 2019.

Database Manager on July 24, 2019:

Updated by Lucy Irene Dechene, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 25, 2019.

Database Manager on October 10, 2013:

Updated through online information from Richard C Greene.

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

Database Manager on November 27, 2012:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Rick Erickson, based on personal knowledge of the organ. --

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from console,Jan. 1970
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Nave and Organ Case: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2020-03-10

Façade: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2020-03-10

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2020-03-10

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2020-03-10

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2020-03-10

"Ciflet" Stop: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2020-03-10

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