Pipe Organ Database

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Norman Lane (1999)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 874, 1931)

Location:

Abbey of St. Walburga
32109 North US Hwy 287
Virginia Dale, CO 80536-8942 US
Organ ID: 24563

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Convents, Monasteries, and the like
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 7 ranks. 482 pipes. 2 manuals. 8 stops. 7 registers.
All:
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 8
  • Registers: 7
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 24, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Firmon E Hardenbergh. -- Given by Jane LaRoque Slaughter Hardenbergh in 1989 to the Convent of St Walburga in Boulder, moved there from the Hardenbergh residence by Norman Lane who has maintained the organ since the 1970s and who again relocated it in 1999 to the new Abbey when the nuns moved in. Original white console with stained top console and bench matching.

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

Database Manager on November 07, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from Firmon E Hardenbergh. -- Console and chests are still the original ones. In use daily.

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

Database Manager on November 08, 2006:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Originally built for Round Hill Community Church, Greenwich, Connecticut. Relocated from Jane LaRoque Slaughter Hardenbergh residence, Boulder, Colorado.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist (Source: Quimby Pipe Organs)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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