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Dobson Pipe Organ Builders (Opus 49, 1990)

Location:

St. Paul's United Methodist Church
250 E. College Avenue
State College, PA 16801 US
Organ ID: 6652

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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 Paul R. Marchesano on November 03, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 28 ranks. 1,599 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 22 stops. 27 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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 27
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Controls: Sliding stop controls/levers.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 18, 2005:

Electric action to pedal. Updated through information from John Panning, Dobson Pipe Organ Builders.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Dual stop action: mechanical and electric. Balanced mechanical swell shoe.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from builder's web site
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ and sanctuary: Photograph from an archival source: Builder's website, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1990

Closeup side view of case: Photograph from an archival source: Builder's website, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1990

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