Pipe Organ Database

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Rutz Organ Co. (2018)

Originally J. W. Steere & Son (1916)

Location:

Carleton College
18375 Everest Path
Northfield, MN US
Skinner Chapel
Organ ID: 63527

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on March 02, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 45 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on March 02, 2021.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on March 02, 2021.
Database Manager on November 14, 2018:

Updated by William G. Barnes, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on November 12, 2018:

This describes a rebuild of an existing organ.
Identified by WILLIAM G BARNES, who has heard or played the organ.
There was a previous major rebuild by M.P. Moller in 1953, in which about half of the original pipes were replace.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

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