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C. B. Fisk, Inc. (Opus 161, 2022)

Location:

Oberlin Conservatory of Music
77 W College Street
Oberlin, OH 44074 US
Organ Department
Organ ID: 71115

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Conservatories and Independent Music Schools
  • 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 June 03, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 7 ranks. 243 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 7 stops. 7 registers.
Continuo/Portative:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Portable instrument, fully movable.
  • Built by C. B. Fisk, Inc.
We received the most recent update for this division from Paul R. Marchesano on June 03, 2022.
Keydesk:
  • Built by C. B. Fisk, Inc.
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 7
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 54
  • 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 vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: No pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Paul R. Marchesano on June 03, 2022.
Paul R. Marchesano on June 03, 2022:

Cover Feature, The American Organist, June 2022 issue. Flat, pierced double layer panels. Inner layer slides to close openings for gentler sound.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on June 03, 2022.
The American Organist, June 2022: Open In New Tab Originally published June 1, 2022
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on June 03, 2022.
  • CB Fisk Continuo Organ, Demonstration - The new CB Fisk continuo organ recently donated to Oberlin Conservatory by Keith Reas in memory of Garth Peacock. Recorded in Fairchild Chapel, Oberlin College, on Bach's 2022 birthday. Christa Rakich, organ Michael Lynn, recorder and baroque flute

Instrument Images:

Portative organ viewed from opposite keyboard side: Photograph from an archival source: The American Organist, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2022

Portative organ in Stull Hall: Photograph from an archival source: The American Organist, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2022

Nameplate: Photograph from an archival source: The American Organist, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2022

View of pipes from overhead: Photograph from an archival source: The American Organist, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2022

View of pipework, side panel removed: Photograph from an archival source: The American Organist, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2022

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