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Unknown Builder

Originally Hillgreen, Lane & Co. (Opus 884, 1926)

Location:

St. George R.C. Church
Baton Rouge, LA US
Organ ID: 3051

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on August 08, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 2 manuals. 11 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on August 08, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 11
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Setterboard (remote or in console).
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on August 08, 2018.
Database Manager on September 28, 2005:

Online update from DAN TALBOT -- This organ was originally installed in the School for the Blind and was purchased for $1.00 by Our Lady of Mercy RC Church in the late 1950s. This organ was later given to St. George, who was at the time using an electrified reed organ.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Renovated George Babb. 11/89 form - stop list. (Is this the original location? Hillgreen, Lane lists only one Baton Rouge, Op. 884, for the School for the Blind, 1927.)

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
History of the Hillgreen, Lane Organ: Open In New Tab On line update from Dan Talbot
Document created on 2005-09-25
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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