Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Koehnken & Co. (1866)

Location:

Isaac M. Wise Temple / Plum Street Temple
8th and Plum Streets
Cincinnati, OH 45202 US
Organ ID: 2814

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Synagogues and other Jewish Houses of Worship
  • The organ has been restored to a previous 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: Slider
  • 46 ranks. 3 manuals. 38 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 38
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 24, 2007:

Updated through online information from Michael Hughes.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on August 14, 2018.

Database Manager on February 21, 2005:

As of 2004, Fritz Noack has a contract to restore the instrument.

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 2004.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Hitch-down Swell. Reversed console. Heard at the 1965 OHS convention. Rebuilt or restored by Leonard E. Jeffs. Restored by Casavant. In need of restoration in 1995. In use 1997.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from Cincinnati AGO web site and <i>The American Organist</i> (June 2007)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Temple interior: Photograph by Len Levasseur, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-30

Dome: Photograph by Len Levasseur, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-30

Temple interior to gallery and organ: Photograph by Len Levasseur, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-30

Gallery and organ case: Photograph by Len Levasseur, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-30

Temple interior and domes: Photograph by the Temple Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-05-09

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