Pipe Organ Database

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Rutz Organ Co. (2002)

Originally Hillgreen, Lane & Co. (Opus 351, 1913)

Location:

Memorial Presbyterian Church
127 E. Willow St.
Cherokee, IA 51012 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 62655

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • 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 James R. Stettner on May 04, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Pneumatic
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 28 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Rutz Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Registers: 28
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • 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 Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from James R. Stettner on May 04, 2020.
Database Manager on June 08, 2018:

This was a rebuild and tonal revision with solid state upgrade of the 1937 Hillgreen Lane & Co. electrification of the original 1913 Hillgreen Lane & Co. tubular-pneumatic instrument.

We received the most recent update for this note from James R. Stettner on May 04, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior with organ in front: Photograph by Dianne Gordon. Taken on 2019-10-18

Organ case and facade: Photograph by Dianne Gordon. Taken on 2019-10-18

Console in right, side aisle: Photograph by Dianne Gordon. Taken on 2019-10-18

Console: Photograph by Dianne Gordon. Taken on 2019-11-15

Console: Manuals and stops: Photograph by Dianne Gordon. Taken on 2020-05-02

Console: Great stops: Photograph by Dianne Gordon. Taken on 2019-09-29

Console: Swell stops: Photograph by Dianne Gordon. Taken on 2019-09-23

Console: Pedal stops: Photograph by Dianne Gordon. Taken on 2020-05-02

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