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Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1827, 1967)

Location:

Spelman College
Atlanta, GA US
Sisters Chapel
Organ ID: 41796

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in 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)
  • 50 ranks. 2,668 pipes. 3 manuals. 39 stops. 40 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) 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
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 40
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 19, 2013:

Updated through online information from John Igoe.

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.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from <i>The Diapason</i> July 1967
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case and console. Dr Johnson is playing as she has for more than half a century: Photograph by Edward "Rick" Cash, Jr.. Taken on 2020-06-15

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