Pipe Organ Database

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W. W. Kimball Co. (1938)

Location:

St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Cathedral
1350 Washington Street
Denver, CO US
Nave
Organ ID: 8

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 96 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 4
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on November 06, 2011:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Renovation completed in October 2011 by Spencer Organ Company of Boston. Recital series beginning in November 2011 (on-line article in Denver Post dated 11/04/2011)

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

Database Manager on August 15, 2009:

Updated through online information from Bryan Dunnewald. -- Recently undergoing renovation. Substitute is a 2 manual Hook and Hastings. Console renovated in 20th century to be solid state. The renovation will most likely take 2 years.

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 1990

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Antiphonal Stoplists Proposed by Kimball
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1997-05-04

Chancel and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1997-05-04

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