Dobson Pipe Organ Builders (Opus 14, 1981)

Location:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
4114 Allison Avenue
Des Moines, IA US
Organ ID: 17982

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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
  • 38 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 27 stops.
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
  • Stops: 27
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Balanced tracker.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 24, 2009:

Updated through online information from Richard C Greene. -- This instrument was designed and partially constructed by Lawrence Phelps Associates of Erie, Pennsylvania. Upon the insolvency of Phelps- firm, Westminster contracted with Dobson to complete, install and voice the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on May 03, 2005:

Information provided by John Panning, Dobson Pipe Organs, Ltd.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ Case, Facade and Keydesk: Photograph by Jim VandeBerg. Taken on 2019-07-09

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