Schlicker Organ Co. (1971)

Location:

Grace Lutheran
Sheridan & Garfield
Albert Lea, MN 56007 US
Organ ID: 2700

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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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 38 ranks. 3 manuals. 27 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • 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: 3
  • Stops: 27
  • Position: Detached keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Scot Huntington on October 19, 2021:

Under construction late in 1970, the organ was shipped on 1/15/71, (one of four organs installed by Schlicker in Minnesota in 1971), and first played on March 7, 1971. Prof. Gerhard Krapf of the University of Iowa played the dedication concert on May 2, 1971 performing works by Bach, Buxtehude, Clerambault, Boyce, Messaien, Brahms, and Krapf.

We received the most recent update for this note from Scot Huntington on October 19, 2021.

Database Manager on April 16, 2015:

Updated through online information from Ryan D. Hulshizer.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1974

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
The Tracker 16:2:22: Open In New Tab via David Schnute Originally published Winter 1972
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Scot Huntington on October 19, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ Cases: Photograph by Ryan D. Hulshizer. Taken on 2015-04-03

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Cases: Photograph by Ryan D. Hulshizer. Taken on 2015-04-03

Console: Photograph by Ryan D. Hulshizer. Taken on 2015-04-03

Console: Photograph by Ryan D. Hulshizer. Taken on 2015-04-03

Rueckpositiv Organ Case: Photograph by Ryan D. Hulshizer. Taken on 2015-03-04

Organ Case and Trompeta Real: Photograph by Ryan D. Hulshizer. Taken on 2015-04-03

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Ryan D. Hulshizer. Taken on 2015-04-03

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