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Burton K. Tidwell Organbuilder (2009)

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 10165, 1967)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
225 E. Market St.
York, PA 17403 US
Organ ID: 64515

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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 Database Manager on October 26, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 38 ranks. 2007 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 97 registers.
All:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on October 26, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Registers: 97
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on October 26, 2019.
Database Manager on October 25, 2019:

With Burton Tidwell as team leader, "Allen Organ Co. supplied the new console and digital resources; new pipework and mechanism were crafted by OSI, Eric PA; Matt Baldwin of Mechey Music was project manager and worked closely with Jesse and Janet Betlyon of Betlyon Organ Service in the organ's installation; R L Hulsey, Kingston TN, was responsible for the pipework tonal finishing.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 26, 2019.
Stoplist copied from the console October 17, 2019, and provided by the church: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on October 26, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Chancel and organ case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Sanctuary interior to rear: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Pulpit, organ facade and console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Pulpit, organ facade and console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

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