Pipe Organ Database

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Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1913, 1974)

Location:

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 US
Organ ID: 1678

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 3 ranks. 154 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 3 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Registers: 3
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: No stop action.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: No stop controls.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 21, 2014:

Updated through online information from Matthew Edwards.

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

Database Manager on April 23, 2012:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on May 05, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on January 05, 2006:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is housed in a simple case. There is one rank for each manual and one for the pedal. All three ranks are 8' pitch. All three ranks are permanenly on. No stop action and no couplers.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Relocated to new building without changes c. 1986.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Practice organ.

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 the console February, 1988
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-02-25

Upper case and pipes: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-02-25

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