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Berghaus Organ Co. (1995)

Originally Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 447, 1960)

Location:

Mount Zion Lutheran Church
12012 W North Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 US
Main sanctuary
Organ ID: 68119

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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 Douglas Johnson on April 15, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 39 ranks. 2,260 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
Great:
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 19, 2021.

Swell:
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 19, 2021.

Positif:
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 19, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 19, 2021.
Choir loft:
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on April 19, 2021.
Douglas Johnson on April 19, 2021:

Originally constructed and installed in 1960 by Schantz Organ Co. and listed as "partial/abridged". Altered/expanded in 1995 by Berghaus Organ Co., Inc. to the state listed in this entry (39 ranks, 2260 pipes).

We received the most recent update for this note from Douglas Johnson on April 19, 2021.
Stoplist taken from photos of the console taken April 16, 2021: Open In New Tab Originally published April 19, 2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on April 19, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph by Douglas Johnson. Taken on 2021-04-16

Console (closed): Photograph by Douglas Johnson. Taken on 2021-04-16

Console (open): Photograph by Douglas Johnson. Taken on 2021-04-16

Console: Photograph by Douglas Johnson. Taken on 2021-04-16

Left stop jamb: Photograph by Douglas Johnson. Taken on 2021-04-16

Console (left half of manuals): Photograph by Douglas Johnson. Taken on 2021-04-16

Console (right half of manuals): Photograph by Douglas Johnson. Taken on 2021-04-16

Right stop jamb: Photograph by Douglas Johnson. Taken on 2021-04-16

Pedals (full): Photograph by Douglas Johnson. Taken on 2021-04-16

Expression shoes and toe studs: Photograph by Douglas Johnson. Taken on 2021-04-16

Blower closet: Photograph by Douglas Johnson. Taken on 2021-04-16

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