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Panizza Organbuilding (Opus 1, 1997)

Location:

Zion Lutheran Church
3805 Kinzie Ave.
Racine, WI 53405 US
Organ ID: 64502

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on October 13, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 5 ranks. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 5 stops. 6 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 October 13, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 5
  • Registers: 6
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 51
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Balanced tracker.
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on October 13, 2019.
Database Manager on October 12, 2019:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. -- Identified by James R. Stettner, listing conversations with this person as the source of the information: John Miller, organ builder - who removed the organ from the church. The church building was sold to Temple Refuge Church who does not need the organ. It has been removed to safe storage in September 2019 by John Miller of John J. Miller Mechanical Organ & Clock Works.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 13, 2019.

Database Manager on October 12, 2019:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- According to an online article in the Journal Times dated April 9, 2017 (https://journaltimes.com/news/local/three-lutheran-churches-work-to-form-new-combined-congregation/article_35f82754-a8d8-5e04-969e-4c0763599fe6.html) Zion Lutheran will be merging with St. Paul's Lutheran and St. Andrew Lutheran, and all 3 buildings will be sold.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 13, 2019.
Stoplist copied from the builder's website: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on October 13, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Organ case at front of sanctuary: Photograph by John J. Miller.

Case pedestal with keydesk: Photograph by John J. Miller.

Upper case with façade: Photograph by John J. Miller.

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