Pipe Organ Database

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Steere Organ Company (1918)

Location:

Lawrence University
Appleton, WI 54912 US
Memorial Chapel
Organ ID: 19346

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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)
  • 22 ranks. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 22 stops. 32 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • 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 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 32
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 26, 2014:

Updated through online information from David Bohn.

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

Database Manager on November 17, 2008:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Many pipes from this organ as well as the console, were retained when it was replaced in 1934 by a new W.W. Kimball Co. instrument. Source: L.U. website.

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

Database Manager on August 20, 2005:

Most of the organ was "prepared" -- no division was completely installed, and no stops of the Solo or Echo organ were incuded.

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

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