Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Bedient Pipe Organ Company (Opus 17, 1982)

Location:

Ripon College
300 W. Seward St.
Ripon, WI 54971 US
Demmer Recital Hall
Organ ID: 57358

Update This Entry

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 Andrew Schaeffer on September 04, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 38 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 28, 2015:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Charles Eberline, using information from this web site: http://bedientorgan.com/portfolio/opus-17-ripon-college/.

There is a photograph of part of the instrument (mainly the manual keyboards) at http://map.ripon.edu/#UMAP_2014010721771%7CBLD_2014013199580%7B%22child%22%3A%22FAC_2014013159316%22%2C%22childEmbedMedia%22%3A%22IMG_2014013148963%22%2C%22embedMedia%22%3A%22IMG_2014013154854%22%7D (accessed 13 December 2015). There is also a photo of part of the main case and the Ruckspositive case at the Bedient website.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist pasted from the Bedient website, http://bedientorgan.com/portfolio/opus-17-ripon-college/, accessed 13 December 2015
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Facade: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-10-07

Keydesk: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-10-08

Concert Hall as seen from the organ platform: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-10-07

Ruckpositiv: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-10-07

Organ case from above and right: Builder's promotional photo (1982) in the collection of James R. Stettner.

Main case and Ruckpositiv case from left: Photograph by Christoph Wahl, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2021-09-17

This instrument has been viewed 708 times.