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Balcom and Vaughan Pipe Organs, Inc. (1994)

Originally Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 1516, 1966)

Location:

American Lutheran
5 Lewis Ave.
Billings, MT 59101 US
Organ ID: 10845

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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)
  • 37 ranks. 2,046 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 39 stops. 32 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 32
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Computerized/Digital 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 Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible 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 November 07, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner.

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 1998

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuilt of 1960 Reuter. Addition of Ch. Principal 4', Cymbal III; Zimbelstern. SS console and combination action. MIDI.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist copied from the console October 11, 1996: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Front of church with chamber grille: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1996-10-11

Console from left: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1996-10-11

Console, full view: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1996-10-11

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