Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

John Brombaugh & Associates (Opus 25, 1981)

Exhibited in the 2009 OHS convention

Location:

Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Oberlin, OH 44074 US
Fairchild Chapel
Organ ID: 8003

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Conservatories and Independent Music Schools
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Brad Engelland on December 29, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 19 ranks. 2 manuals. 15 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 15
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 28
  • Key Action: Suspended tracker.
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 20, 2014:

This project was completed in Spring 1981 and was developed by the Builder in coordination with ideas from David Boe, Dean, and Dr. William Porter, Professor of Organ and Harpsichord, Oberlin Conservatory of Music.

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

Database Manager on August 20, 2014:

Dedication took place on 27 September 1981; the inaugural recital was played by Harald Vogel with musicians, Stephen Stubbs, lute; Holger Eichhorn, cornetto; and Harry Geraerts, tenor.

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 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

1/4-comma meantone with 3 sub-semitones per octave. Tuned one whole-tone sharp to a440. Can be hand pumped. Dedicated 9/27/1981 by Harald Vogel.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Builder's web site and <i>2009 Organ Atlas: The City of Cleveland and Northern Ohio</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Gallery and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Keydesk: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Organ Case Detail: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

List of Builders: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Bosworth Hall Exterior: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

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