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Unknown Builder

Originally Estey Organ Co. (Opus 298, 1904)

Location:

St. Helen Church
Izmir, TR
Sanctuary - Gallery
Organ ID: 66016

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on July 30, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Ventil , EP ventil
  • 8 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 8 stops. 8 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Ventil chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on July 30, 2020.

Swell:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on July 30, 2020.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on July 30, 2020.
Main:
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 8
  • Registers: 8
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Haskell style stop-keys/keyboard.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on July 30, 2020.
Jim Stettner on July 30, 2020:

This organ was originally built for the International College (A. B. C. F. M.) in Izmir. According to the orgelsite.nl listing for Turkey, "Transported to Ottoman Empire in the beginning of 1905 in 11 boxes." It is not presently known who did the move and reinstallation.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on July 30, 2020.
Taken from console and documents from Estey Organ Museum: Open In New Tab Originally published July 20, 2020
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on July 30, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ facade and keydesk: Photograph by Tarkan Sendal, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2019-07-22

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