Taylor & Boody Organbuilders (Opus 81, 2021)

Location:

Wheaton College
520 E Kenilworth Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187 US
Armerding Center for Music & Arts
Organ ID: 71370

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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 July 17, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 50 ranks. 2,350 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 stops.
Hauptwerk, Rückpositiv, Brustwerk, Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Taylor & Boody Organbuilders
We received the most recent update for this division from Paul R. Marchesano on July 17, 2022.
Keydesk:
  • Built by Taylor & Boody Organbuilders
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 38
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Paul R. Marchesano on July 17, 2022.
Paul R. Marchesano on July 17, 2022:

From builder website: Westerwaldvögel (2) Metal pipes of hammered lead-tin alloys Natural keys of polished cow bone Sharps and stop knobs of ebony Cases of solid white oak Mechanical key and stop action Manual compass: C-g''', 56 notes Pedal compass: C-f', 30 notes Temperament: Kirnberger III Pitch: a' = 440 Stops: 38 Pedal reeds Off
Wind Stabilizer 3 wedge bellows with pumping levers

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on July 17, 2022.
Builder website: Open In New Tab Originally published 2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on July 17, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Image taken during installation. : Photograph by Edward Bouvier. Taken on 2021-06-25

Image taken during installation : Photograph by Edward Bouvier . Taken on 2021-06-25

Image taken during installation. : Photograph by Edward Bouvier . Taken on 2021-06-25

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Builder website, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2021

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