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Kerner & Merchant (1979)

Originally George Jardine & Son (1884)

Location:

St. John's Episcopal / Church of Christ
Clyde, NY 14433 US
Organ ID: 2939

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ has been restored to a previous 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
  • 10 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 17 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 17
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 26, 2016:

Updated through online information from Scot Huntington.

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

Database Manager on April 21, 2015:

Updated through online information from Scot Huntington. -- The correct date of the organ is 1884, and the pedal sharps radiate. The organ was altered by the Buhl Organ Co. in 1940, and the changes reversed by Kerner & Merchant.

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

Database Manager on November 16, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Façade comprised of 19 ornately stencilled pipes in a pipe fence behind a Moorish Gothic casework arch.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1980.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Former St. John's Episcopal. Restored Kerner & Merchant 1979. OH 1980 gives date as 1869.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab stoplist from The Coupler, Sept. 1981
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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