Pipe Organ Database

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Gabriel Kney & Co. (1981)

Location:

Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
415 W. 13th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105 US
Organ ID: 8063

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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
  • 67 ranks. 3,315 pipes. 4 manuals. 48 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 48
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Key Action: Balanced tracker.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • 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.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 24, 2013:

Updated through online information from Randy Terry. -- Ongoing work. Summer 2013, 5 reed ranks and 1 flue rank replaced with new by Quimby Organ Company.

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

Database Manager on May 02, 2012:

Updated through online information from Michael Maiden.

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

Database Manager on December 13, 2008:

Updated through online information from John Igoe.

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

Database Manager on October 14, 2008:

Updated through online information from John Schaefer. -- The instrument was installed in January of 1981 and was finished by Mr. Kney on Bach's birthday, March 21st. It has served the Cathedral very well; many fine organists have given recitals here, including Marie Claire Alain, Peter Hurford, Simon Preston, Thomas Trotter and too many more to name.

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:

Played at the 1996 AGO Region VI Convention.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from Church website: http://www.ghtc-kc.org/organ/
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Cover from Dedication Program: Photograph by H. William Wilson. Taken on 1981-04-01

Keydesk: from Dedication Program: Photograph by H. william Wilson. Taken on 1981-04-01

Organ case in rear gallery, left: Photograph by Joseph Routon. Taken on 2018-07-21

Organ case: Photograph by Joseph Routon. Taken on 2018-07-21

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