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J. W. Steere & Son Organ Co. (Opus 356, 1893)

Originally J. W. Steere & Son Organ Co. (Opus 356, 1893)

Location:

Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
1021 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53715 US
East Transept
Organ ID: 64784

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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 January 13, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 19 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 19 stops. 19 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on January 13, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 19
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on January 13, 2020.
Database Manager on January 12, 2020:

Originally installed Fifth Presbyterian Church, Chicago; relocated to Millard Congregational Church, Chicago, in ca. 1900; the church closed and the organ was sold in 1996 to Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, Madison, Wisconsin, restored by J. C. Taylor, Kaukauna, Wisconsin, and installed in the East Transept in 1997.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on January 13, 2020.
Stoplist provided by Stephen Schnurr 1999 for <i>Stopt Diapason</i>: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on January 13, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Photo taken of organ in Chicago before the 1996 move: Photograph provided by Andrew Schaeffer.

Organ Case: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer (2012).

Organ Case detail: Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer (2012).

Organ Case and Nave: Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer (2012).

Church Exterior: Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer (2012).

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