Johannes Klais, K.G. (2022)

Location:

First Community Church
1320 Cambridge Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43212 US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 72063

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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 06, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 85 ranks. 4,844 pipes. 7 divisions. 4 manuals. 89 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Johannes Klais, K.G.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2022.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Johannes Klais, K.G.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2022.

Positiv (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Johannes Klais, K.G.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2022.

Solo (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Johannes Klais, K.G.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2022.

Tuba:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Johannes Klais, K.G.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2022.

Bombarde:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Johannes Klais, K.G.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Johannes Klais, K.G.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2022.
Mechanical Console:
  • Built by Johannes Klais, K.G.
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Registers: 89
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • 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
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2022.

Electric Console:
  • Built by Johannes Klais, K.G.
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Registers: 89
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets on horizontal curved jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • 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
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2022.
Jim Stettner on November 05, 2022:

This entry represents the installation of a new organ. Identified from a Facebook page by Ian Cormack on November 4, 2022. Verified with the Klais website. The organ has both a fixed position, mechanical-action console, and a movable electric-action console. Both are IV-manuals.

The organ was dedicated in two concerts on November 4 & 5, 2022 by Dr. Winfried Bönig from Köln Cathedral in Germany.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on November 05, 2022.
Dedication program: Open In New Tab Originally published 4 November 2022
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on November 06, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior with organ in front: Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Organ case in front: Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Mechanical console: Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Mechanical console: manuals: Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Mechanical console: right stopjamb: Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Mechanical console: left stopjamb: Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Mechanical console: toe studs and pedal movements (left): Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Mechanical console: pedal movements and toe studs (right): Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Electric, moveable console: Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Electric console: manuals, toestuds, and pedal movements: Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Electric console: right stopjamb: Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Electric console: left stopjamb: Photograph by Ian Cormack, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-11-04

Flier promoting the organ dedicatory concerts: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. September, 2022

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