Henry Pilcher's Sons (Opus 1365, 1927)

Location:

Crescent Hill Methodist Church
201 S. Peterson Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 16893

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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)
  • 21 ranks. 1,448 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 21 stops. 24 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: 21
  • Registers: 24
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • 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 05, 2013:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Some pipes from Pilcher tubular-pneumatic 2/10 Op. 1057 (1920) in the old sanctuary were retained for Op. 1365 in the 1927 sanctuary; the cost of Op. 1365 was $9,700 less a $2,000 allowance for the pipes and parts from Op. 1057 that were utilized for Op. 1365; rebuilt in 1957 and enlarged to 3/31 as Moller Op. R-581, with a new console, blower and DC power unit.

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

Database Manager on April 07, 2005:

Identified through information in Volume VII p. 21 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.

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Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory ledgerbook via the OHS Archives
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.

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