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J. F. Nordlie Co. (Opus 18, 1988)

Location:

St. Martin's by the Lake Episcopal Church
2801 Westwood Road
Minnetonka Beach, MN 55361 US
Organ ID: 54643

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • 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: Slider
  • 19 ranks. 990 pipes. 2 manuals. 15 stops. 19 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Slider Motors: Solenoids.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 15
  • Registers: 19
  • Position: Detached keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 20, 2017:

Updated by Kyle Black, who has heard or played the organ.

A contract has been signed with Grandall and Engen LLC of Maple Grove, MN for a complete refurbishment from Feb-June 2017.

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

Database Manager on March 31, 2015:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Kyle Black, 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 Specification from the Dedication Program via Kyle Black
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Opus 18: Shop Photographs: Open In New Tab Photographs of the Organ Construction
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Proposal and Final Advertisement: Open In New Tab proposed instrument with sketches and official advertisement
Document created on 1986-09-09
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Blessing and Dedication of the Organ: Open In New Tab Dedication program May 22, 1988
Document created on 1988-05-22
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Opus 18: Installation Photographs: Open In New Tab Photographs of Organ Installation
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Organ Committee Notes 1979-1987: Open In New Tab Documents the process of the organ committee through various documents and meeting notes
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and Organ Case: J.F. Nordlie Advertisment, courtesy of Kyle Black. Taken on 1986-09-09

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