Bunn=Minnick Co. (1998)

Originally M. P. Möller (1927)

Location:

St. John's Lutheran Church
209 Southwest St.
Bellevue, OH 44811 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 25252

Update This Entry

Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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 Paul A. Lieber on September 13, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 53 ranks. 3,489 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 47 stops. 96 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 47
  • Registers: 96
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb 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 03, 2011:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Used for recitals and silent film accompaniment (reported by Ohio News-Messenger on-line article dated March 26, 2011)

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

Database Manager on February 28, 2009:

Updated through online information from Paul A. Lieber. -- This organ is a 1998 Bunn=Minnick instrument which incorporated portions of the ca. 1920's Möller. The 8' English Horn has been installed in the organ completing the Solo division. Both the 8' English Horn and the 8' French Horn are E.M. Skinner ranks. The contact person for the organ is Paul A. Lieber, curator.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on February 27, 2009:

Updated through online information from Paul A. Lieber.

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

Database Manager on February 16, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Existing organ removed, cleaned, releathered. Reinstalled with altered layout to accommodate additions. Organ loft extended to accommodate now visible Great division. Organ prepared for the future addition of an 8-rank Antiphonal & Antiphonal Pedal division plus an 8' English Horn in the Solo division - total 9 ranks.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist taken from console : Open In New Tab Originally published March 20, 2009
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on September 17, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Chancel with pipe chambers: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2019-12-09

Exposed pipework and console in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2019-07-22

Exposed pipes and console in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page [cropped], submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2019-07-18

This instrument has been viewed 561 times.