Pipe Organ Database

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The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1763, 1930)

Location:

Bachman Hebble Funeral Home
Battle Creek, MI US
Organ ID: 51845

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Mortuaries, Funeral Homes, and Cemetery Chapels
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 6 ranks. 317 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 6 stops. 14 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:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 6
  • Registers: 14
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 01, 2013:

The contract states that the organ was originally installed as 5 ranks, but the initial contract and current stoplist do not match. The instrument was obviously expanded at some point.

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

Database Manager on July 31, 2013:

The organ was relocated (possibly by Swem Pipe Organ Maintenance) to the funeral home's new location at 223 N. Bedford Road, also in Battle Creek.

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

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