Pipe Organ Database

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Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1903)

Exhibited in the 1979 OHS convention(s)

Location:

Saint Trinity Lutheran Church
7404 Vermont Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63111 US
Organ ID: 1323

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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 good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on August 13, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 19 ranks. 1,036 pipes. 2 manuals. 19 stops. 24 registers.
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: 2
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 24
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 02, 2012:

Updated through online information from Alan Creek.

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

Database Manager on April 11, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from Howard Hesketh. -- Organ has a beautiful full rich sound that makes the pews and floor vibrate.

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 1994.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Some revoicing and minor alterations early 1990's. 1 stop added.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console June 12, 2013
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2012-01-08

Church Exterior: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2012-01-08

Chancel: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2012-01-08

Organ Bench Detail: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2012-01-08

Key Action with Reservoir Below: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2012-01-08

Key Action with Reservoir Below: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2012-01-08

Case from the side: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2012-01-08

Facade Pipes: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2012-01-08

Console: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2011-03-01

Case Detail: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2011-03-01

Left Drawknobs: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2011-03-01

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2011-03-01

Swell Pedal: Photograph by Alan Creek. Taken on 2011-03-01

Organ case in rear gallery: Still image from video by the Organ Media Foundation. Taken on 2019-04-03

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