Pipe Organ Database

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Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 1288, 1999)

Originally Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 1288, 1960)

Location:

Boys Town
14100 Crawford St.
Boys Town, NE 68010 US
Dowd Memorial Chapel
Organ ID: 54137

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: High Schools, Preparatory Schools, and Academies
  • The organ has been altered 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)
  • 59 ranks. 3573 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 47 stops. 68 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 47
  • Registers: 68
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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 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)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 14, 2018:

Tonal changes by Reuter in 2017 - now 3/61.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the console November 13, 2014
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-11-13

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-11-13

Chapel Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-11-13

Interior to gallery and exposed pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-11-13

Chapel interior to front 2: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-11-13