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Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 1228, 1957)

Originally California Organ Co. (1917)

Location:

New Mexico Museum of Art
107 W. Palace Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501 US
St. Francis Auditorium
Organ ID: 21045

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Status and Condition:

  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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)
  • 37 ranks. 2,179 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 43 stops. 33 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 43
  • Registers: 33
  • 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.
  • 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.
Jeff Scofield on April 06, 2021:

In 2021, Charles Kegg is providing a new console, and doing a complete rewiring, cleaning, reed refurbishment, and new expression motors.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on April 06, 2021.

Database Manager on May 07, 2017:

The organ was given to the museum in 1937; the 1957 work was for renovation and additions contracted via Fred H. Meunier, Denver, Colorado, with parts, including a new console, supplied by Reuter as their Op. 1228.

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

Database Manager on December 21, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The organ was originally installed in 1917 by the California Organ Co. in the James G. McNary Residence in El Paso, Texas.

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

Database Manager on February 27, 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 November 24, 2005:

Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005.

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 <i>The Diapason</i> November 1957
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Auditorium interior: Photograph by Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-02-20

Stage, organ chamber and exposed pipes: Photograph by Charles Kegg, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-04-06

Museum exterior: Photograph by Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-03-16

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