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Hoffman Pipe Organ Service (Harry Hoffman) (1976)

Location:

First Baptist Church
13th & Francis
St. Joseph, MO 64501 US
Organ ID: 8439

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 30 ranks. 3 manuals. 33 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 33
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical 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 Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 28, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from David Lewis. -- Rebuilt behind original case in 2006 as III/34 with 28 stops by Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. (Warrensburg, Missouri), with new E-P manual chests and pipework from other sources, while retaining Pedal pipework/chests, Austin console.

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

Database Manager on September 19, 2005:

Online update from David Lewis -- Harry Hoffman "rebuilt" the orig. Bennett inst. in 1976.

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

Database Manager on September 05, 2005:

Online update from David W. Lewis, jr. -- Built by Harry Hoffman. To be re-chested with substantially revised stoplist by Quimby Pipe Organs in 2006. 1952 Austin console.

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 Bennett Organ Co. (1916, Opus832).

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 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

[Was 3m, 30rk, 32st.] New Swell reeds, Koppelflute, Mixture. [Appears to have been rebuilt by Bennett in 1919 as Op. 231X. Replaced a c. 1900 Moline organ.] In 1997 has a 1952 Austin console.

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

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