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Nichols & Simpson, Inc. (1987)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co.

Location:

St. Edward's Roman Catholic Church
801 Sherman Street
Little Rock, AR 72202 US
Organ ID: 22764

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • 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 C. Brent James on February 22, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 17 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 17 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Nichols & Simpson, Inc.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Registers: 17
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from C. Brent James on February 22, 2022.
Database Manager on January 09, 2006:

Identified through information from David Scribner of Nichols and Simpson, Inc. --

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Daniel Gauger on February 04, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Photograph of the facade of the 1987 Nichols & Simpson organ at St. Edward's Roman Catholic Church in Little Rock, AR: Photograph by C. Brent James. Taken on 2022-02-19

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