Pipe Organ Database

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Charles M. Ruggles (Pipe Organs) (1986)

Location:

Lawrence University
420 E. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911 US
Organ ID: 64543

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Status and Condition:

  • 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 November 04, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 9 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 7 stops. 8 registers.
Manual I:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Charles M. Ruggles (Pipe Organs)
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 15, 2020.

Manual II:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Charles M. Ruggles (Pipe Organs)
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 15, 2020.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Charles M. Ruggles (Pipe Organs)
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 15, 2020.
Main:
  • Built by Charles M. Ruggles (Pipe Organs)
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 8
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal 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 Jim Stettner on September 15, 2020.
Database Manager on November 03, 2019:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ.
Identified by Andrew Schaeffer, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 04, 2019.
Stoplist taken from console: Open In New Tab Originally published 2020-02-08
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on September 15, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console, Case and Pipework: Photograph by Ethan Mellema. Taken on 2020-02-06

Organ case: Photograph by Christoph Wahl, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-09-10

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