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Roland R. Rutz (Pipe Organ Co.) (2001)

Originally Hinners Organ Co. (1906)

Location:

Vang Lutheran Church
2060 County 49 Boulevard
Dennison, MN 55018 US
Organ ID: 39825

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on May 15, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Direct electric
  • 15 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 15 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Direct electric 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: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 15
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 09, 2018:

Updated by William G. Barnes, listing conversations with this person as the source of the information: Roland R. Rutz, organ-builder.
The organ had been vandalized, and was then rebuilt rather than restored at the direction of the organist and organ committee.

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

Database Manager on March 15, 2009:

Identified through online information from Richard C Greene. -- Rebuild of existing 1906 Hinners.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Roland R. Rutz, organ builder: Open In New Tab Original document from William G. Barnes Originally published 2018-05-11
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Exterior of church: Photograph by William G. Barnes. Taken on 2018-04-26

Keydesk: Photograph by William G. Barnes. Taken on 2018-04-26

Pedalboard: Photograph by William G. Barnes. Taken on 2018-04-26

Church interior showing placement of organ: Photograph by William G. Barnes. Taken on 2018-04-26

Organ Case: Photograph by William G. Barnes. Taken on 2018-04-26

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