Pipe Organ Database

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G.M. Buck Pipe Organs (2002)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co. (1928)

Location:

East Leonard Christian Reformed Church
1027 Leonard St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 41698

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Builder's Shops: Storage, display, etc.
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 38 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 36 stops. 48 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 36
  • Registers: 48
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • 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 Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 17, 2009:

Identified through online information from Chad Boorsma. -- The Great division is located in the center chamber, the Choir in the right chamber, and the Swell in the Left Chamber. Each are under expression. The Echo division is digital with speakers in the balcony. The organ has 99 levels of memory, a transposer, and playback capabilities.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console (July 16, 2009)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Manuals and stops: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-07-18

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-07-18

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-07-18

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-07-18

Sanctuary interior from gallery: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-07-18

Church exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-07-18

Stained Glass Window: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-07-16

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