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Kilgen Organ Co. (1948)

Location:

St. Louis R.C. Cathedral
4431 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO US
Organ ID: 33500

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 10 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 02, 2008:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- This was the addition of a Processional organ installed in the South gallery. It was playable from a 2-manual console, and was formerly the Echo division of the Carnegie Hall Kilgen organ. Cost was $9,825.00. The contract was signed on May 27, 1948. The new "Liturgical organ was dedicated on October 13, 1949. The Most Rev. Joseph E. Ritter gave the blessing of the organ, and the dedication recital was played by Cathedral Organist, Dr. Mario Salvador.

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

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