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Wm. B.D. Simmons (1869)

Location:

Congregational Church
Appleton, WI US
Organ ID: 63801

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on March 03, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 14 ranks. 688 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 13 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 March 03, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 13
  • Registers: 13
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 54
  • Pedal Compass: 20
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on March 03, 2019.
Database Manager on March 03, 2019:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ.
Identified by James R. Stettner, citing information from this publication: Announcement of Wm. B.D. Simmons organ at Appleton Congregational Church. Printed in the Saturday, May 15, 1869 edition of the Appleton Crescent.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on March 03, 2019.
Stoplist copied from the Appleton Crescent, Saturday, May 15, 1869: Open In New Tab Typed stoplst from James R. Stettner
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on March 03, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Church interior with organ at front, right: 2000 published church history.

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