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Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1905, 1975)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
1100 Third St.
Perry, IA 50220 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 117

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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: Slider
  • 48 ranks. 2,575 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 36 stops. 37 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) 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
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 36
  • Registers: 37
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Balanced tracker.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 04, 2006:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Installed in a right alcove at the front of the room in classic, asymmetrical Holtkamp style. Swell to left. Positiv at center, bottom. Great at center, top. Pedal to right. Console detached.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Pape lists as 36+1 stops. EP pedal action.

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 <i>The American Organist</i> undocumented issue
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: (ca. 1975) Cover of a record jacket; image courtesy of James R. Stettner.

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