Pipe Organ Database

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Noack (Opus 19, 1965)

Location:

Unity Church, Universalist
739 Portland Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104 US
Organ ID: 5624

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Unitarian, Universalist, Unitarian-Universalist
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Slider
  • 44 ranks. 3 manuals. 31 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 31
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
David Engen on May 10, 2020:

During the summer of 2018, Grandall and Engen performed restorative repairs on the Unity Noack organ: 1. Cleaned all pipes and case interior 2. Restorative voicing on nearly all pipes 3. Miscellaneous pipe repairs, including replacing numerous collapsed toes; improved racking 4. Added work lights throughout case 5. Replaced bottom 4 Quintaton pipes of 16' Principal with Haskell pipes; originals in storage in church 6. Exchanged Rohr Schalmei with new Oboe from Laukhuff; Schalmei placed in storage 7. New combination action with drawknob solenoids and 128 levels of memory; couplers electrified 8. Improved safety with new fold-down rear walkboard

We received the most recent update for this note from David Engen on May 10, 2020.

Database Manager on May 25, 2010:

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 September 07, 2006:

Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Installed in new building after fire destroyed earlier building that contained E. M. Skinner Opus 490 (1924) in 1963. (Source: Database Manager. Date: 2006-01-19)

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

4 gen., 4 div. combinations.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ case: Photograph by Fritz Noack, submitted by David Engen. Taken approx. 1960's

Console: Photograph by David Engen. Taken approx. 2018

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