Pipe Organ Database

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Gabriel Kney & Co. (Opus 91, 1979)

Location:

Robertson-Wesley United Church
Edmonton, AB CA
Organ ID: 3518

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • 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 Dr. Bruce Wheatcroft on March 23, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 54 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 36 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 36
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Dr. Bruce Wheatcroft on March 24, 2021:

The organ (Op. 91) was installed in June and July of 1979 in time for a recital by Dr. Bruce Wheatcroft for the RCCO National Convention in Edmonton.

We received the most recent update for this note from Dr. Bruce Wheatcroft on March 24, 2021.

Database Manager on December 27, 2010:

Updated through online information from The Zach.

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

Database Manager on December 26, 2010:

Updated through online information from The Zach.

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 1996.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ casework and facade: Photograph from an archival source: Name unknown; it was a student on a community photo project from Granr McEwan Community College as it was known at that time., submitted by Dr. Bruce Wheatcroft. Taken on 1998-01-01

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