Pipe Organ Database

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Rudolf von Beckerath (1961)

Location:

University of Richmond
Richmond, VA US
Cannon Memorial Chapel
Organ ID: 571

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered 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
  • 41 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 26 stops. 26 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 26
  • Registers: 26
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 10, 2012:

Updated through online information from Bruce B. Stevens.

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 the console February, 2009
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Façade: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-06-17

Console: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-06-17

Chapel Exterior: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-06-17

Chapel Exterior: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-06-17

View from the Chapel Steps: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-06-17

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