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M. L. Bigelow & Co. (Opus 23, 1992)

Location:

Zion Lutheran Church
2165 Linden Ave.
Madison, WI 53704 US
Organ ID: 448

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 15 ranks. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 11 stops. 11 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case 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
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 11
  • Registers: 11
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 05, 2018:

Updated by Charles Eberline, listing this website as a source of information: https://www.agohq.org/classified-ads/.
A classified ad posted November 13, 2017, at the "Classified Ads" webpage of the American Guild of Organists, accessed March 4, 2018, https://www.agohq.org/classified-ads/, states:
Bigelow Tracker (1992)
II/15 Ranks with full length 16′ Posaune. Detached key desk with bone keys, mechanical key and stop action. Quartered white oak case, 19′ tall x 13′ wide x 5′ deep. Currently located in its original church in Madison, WI. Church is relocating and is asking $70K. Add cost to move and install; photos and specifications. [This information is followed by an e-mail link and a contact phone number at Bigelow & Co.]
As of the date of this note, the organ was also listed for sale at the website of Bigelow & Co., accessed March 4, 2018, http://bigeloworgans.com/opus/23-stop-list.

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

Database Manager on July 16, 2012:

Updated through online information from Michael L Bigelow. -- Mechanical Either/Or stop action. Most stops can be played on either one manual or the other. The Stop knob slides up for top manual, down for bottom manual. Mid position is off.

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 1993

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Stops on one chest, duplexed on both manuals.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from the Bigelow website.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Fa?ade: Photograph by Michael Bigelow. Taken on 2007-09-26

Console: Photograph by Michael Bigelow. Taken on 2007-09-26

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