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Kilgen Organ Co. (Opus 7642, 1952)

Location:

St. Augustine's Catholic Church
428 West 19th
Spokane, WA 99203 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 25069

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on October 02, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 21 ranks. 1,450 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 43 stops. 18 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 43
  • Registers: 18
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 17, 2015:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The Swell III Plein Jeu was acquired by St. James RC Church in Vancouver, WA and installed there by parishioners.

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

Database Manager on April 16, 2015:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The Great III Plein Jeu mixture and its windchest was acquired by parishioners from St. James Catholic Church in Vancouver, Washington calling themselves the St. James Organ Co., and installed in the Swell of the electrified 1912 Wicks organ there.

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

Database Manager on January 31, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was buried in two deep chambers on the left side of the rear gallery, and access inside was difficult. A farewell concert on the organ was played by organist James Tevenan on April 19, 1998. The Kilgan was replaced with a new Pasi tracker which incorporated some of the Kilgen pipework. The remainder was broken-up for parts.

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 the console December 14, 1991
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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