Pipe Organ Database

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Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1811, 1967)

Location:

St. Christopher's Episcopal Church
7845 N. River Road
Milwaukee, WI 53217 US
Organ ID: 41795

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 30 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery 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
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2017:

Updated by David Bohn, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on August 16, 2009:

Identified through research conducted by Sand Lawn, courtesy of David Scribner.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist taken from the console: Open In New Tab Original document from David Bohn. Originally published 2017-05-07
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ in Rear Gallery: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2017-05-07

Organ Pipework: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2017-05-07

Console: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2017-05-07

Model provided with proposal to congregation: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2017-05-07

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