Pipe Organ Database

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Gabriel Kney & Co. (Opus 87, 1978)

Location:

Christ Church Elbow Park
3602 8 St. SW
Calgary, AB T2T 3A7 CA
Organ ID: 8679

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Kate Dalgleish on April 30, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider, Information unknown or not applicable
  • 56 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 stops.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Gabriel Kney & Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 02, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Gabriel Kney & Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 02, 2021.

Positiv:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Gabriel Kney & Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 02, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Gabriel Kney & Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 02, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Gabriel Kney & Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 38
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • 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.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on May 02, 2021.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The organ was originally installed in the front with the altar moved forward. But in 1994 it was relocated to the rear gallery.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on May 02, 2021.
The Music of The Anglican Parish of Christ Church, Elbow Park: Open In New Tab Description of the history of the organs at the church.
Document created on 2019-05-01
We received the most recent update for this document from Kate Dalgleish on April 30, 2021.

Instrument Images:

The organ in its current location in the choir loft in the west end the church: Photograph from church's website, submitted by Kate Dalgleish. Taken approx. ca. 2020

The organ in its original location behind the altar. : Photograph from church's website, submitted by Kate Dalgleish. Taken approx. 1976

Nave interior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2017-04-30

Chancel from rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2017-06-20

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2019-12-23

Organ case in rear gallery from the left: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2016-02-25

Console: Photograph from an archival source: Church website; outcrop of large image submitted by Kate Dalgleish, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2020

En Chamade Trompette: Photograph from an archival source: Church website; outcrop of large image submitted by Kate Dalgleish, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2020

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