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D.F. Pilzecker & Co. (Opus 109, 1957ca.)

Originally Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 824, 1895)

Location:

St. Mark's Episcopal Church
27 East Chicago Street
Coldwater, MI 49036 US
Organ ID: 7284

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 29 ranks. 2 manuals. 24 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 24
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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 with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 24, 2015:

Updated through online information from John Speller. -- Extant and in good playing order 07/16/2015.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Johnson & Son (1895, Opus 824).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1975

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuilt by D. F. Pilzecker in 1974, #109, 2-29 with new case and some new pipework. Original case damaged by fire in 1973 while organ was partially dismantled for rebuilding.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console 07/16/2015
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Console: Photograph by John Speller. Taken on 2015-07-16

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