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R. Byard Fritts

Location:

Fort Greely
Fort Greely, AK 99731 US
Post Chapel
Organ ID: 24460

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Military Installations: Forts, Posts, etc.
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on August 24, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 12 ranks. 914 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 29 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Built by R. Byard Fritts
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 24, 2022.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by R. Byard Fritts
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 24, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Built by R. Byard Fritts
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 24, 2022.
Gallery:
  • Built by R. Byard Fritts
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 29
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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 Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on August 24, 2022.
Database Manager on December 10, 2018:

Updated by Art Thompson, who maintains the organ. In addition Art Thompson gave this as a source of information: First hand inspection and evaluation..

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on October 31, 2006:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stop list taken from console: Open In New Tab Originally published 2018-12-11
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on August 24, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Organ in Rear Gallery: Photograph by Art Thompson. Taken on 2018-12-09

Console: Photograph by Art Thompson. Taken on 2018-12-09

Enclosed Pipework: Photograph by Art Thompson. Taken on 2018-12-09

Enclosed Pipework Right Chamber: Photograph by Art Thompson. Taken on 2018-12-09

Relay: Photograph by Art Thompson. Taken on 2018-12-09

Military ID: Photograph by Art Thompson. Taken on 2018-12-09

ID Label: Photograph by Art Thompson. Taken on 2018-12-09

Pedal Stops: Photograph by Art Thompson. Taken on 2018-12-09

Swell Stops: Photograph by Art Thompson. Taken on 2018-12-09

Great Stops: Photograph by Art Thompson. Taken on 2018-12-09

Underneath Left Side E-P Action and Regulator: Photograph by Art Thompson. Taken on 2018-12-09

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