Pipe Organ Database

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(Carl) Barckhoff Church Organ Co. (1905)

Location:

First Congregational Church
218 North Adams
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 US
Organ ID: 2366

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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: Slider
  • 18 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 18 stops. 23 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 18
  • Registers: 23
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 16, 2013:

Updated through online information from John Speller.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1995.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Manual offsets & pedal are tubular. Renovated by Ruhland 1974 with some tonal changes. Stop list.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab OHS Organ Handbook 1995 (Lower Michigan), p. 85
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ at Altar: secondwavemedia.com/concentrate/features/theypsi0456.aspx, courtesy of Mr J. Veerman (ca. May 2018).

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