Henry Pilcher's Sons (Opus 1319, 1926)

Location:

Luther Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL US
Organ ID: 16479

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 31, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 1,455 pipes. 3 manuals. 36 stops.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 31, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 36
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 31, 2018.
Database Manager on January 10, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on February 09, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from Martin Hill. -- Extant but in very poor condition, only barely playable.

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

Database Manager on April 06, 2005:

Identified through information in Volume VI p. 253 of the Pilcher factory ledger and the list of Pilcher organs typed by William E. Pilcher of Louisville. For more information see the document referenced below.

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

Database Manager on April 06, 2005:

Original price: $11,900 (Ledger index)

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From The Stopt Diapason Winter 2007/2008
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Pilcher Organs: Open In New Tab Summary of Pilcher Sources by Soosie Schmitt
Document created on 2005-04-05
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr.

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