Pipe Organ Database

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A. David Moore Co., Organbuilders (Opus 5, 1977)

Originally George Stevens (1853)
Exhibited in the 1986 OHS convention

Location:

Zion Lutheran Church
310 North Johnson Street
Iowa City, IA 52245 US
Organ ID: 4440

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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 Paul R. Marchesano on October 11, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 38 ranks. 1,891 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 27 stops. 27 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 27
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 24, 2015:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on August 10, 2013:

Updated through online information from Tim Meier. -- In 2006, A. David Moore rebuilt the 16' and 8' pedal reeds and changed the key coverings to bone.

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

Database Manager on October 19, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was George Stevens (c. 1853).

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 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From Central Congregational, Bangor, ME; moved 1899 by Hutchings to Christian church (later Masonic Temple), Woodstock, VT. Removed 1963 by A. David Moore, N. Pomfret, VT. Rebuilt and enlarged for this church. Ded. 23 May 1977.

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 2006
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case, facade, keydesk: Photograph by Tim Meier.

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