Rieger Orgelbau (1972)

Location:

Trinity United Methodist Church
601 Milwaukee Street
Charles City, IA 50616 US
Organ ID: 2635

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • 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
  • 38 ranks. 3 manuals. 26 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 26
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 15, 2017:

Updated by Robert Zanca, who has heard or played the organ.

There are 8 mechanical combination pedals:
I/P [reversible]
II/P [reversible]
III/P [reversible]
I/II [reversible]
III/II [reversible]
K [programmable; draw knobs turned 1/4 turn will be drawn, all others retired]
PL [draws plenum but does not retire any stops]
AB [retires all stops and couplers]

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

Database Manager on May 23, 2012:

Updated through online information from Mike Maiden. -- The Buckman Memorial Organ The Buckman Memorial Organ was a gift of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Buckman and their daughter, Lorraine Buckman Brenton. BUILDER: Reiger Orgelbau, Schwarzach, Vorarlberg, Austria STYLE: Tracker style, purely mechanical connections between keys and pallets. The only electricity used is to power the blower. CONSOLE: Casework and bench made of selected oak. Three manual plus footpedals. The naturals are of ebony, and the sharps of ivory plated padouk.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Was Central Methodist.

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

Instrument Images:

Chancel: Photograph by Mike Maiden. Taken on 2012-05-21

Fa?ade: Photograph by Mike Maiden. Taken on 2012-05-21

Fa?ade Detail - Expession Shutters: Photograph by Mike Maiden. Taken on 2012-05-21

Chancel and Organ Case: Photograph provided by the church and submitted by Richard Greene.

Chancel and Organ Case: Photograph provided by the church and submitted by Richard Greene.

Keydesk: Photograph provided by the church and submitted by Richard Greene.

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