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Patrick J. Murphy & Associates Organbuilders (Opus 52, 2009)

Location:

Ascension Episcopal Church
Gilpin Avenue
Denver, CO US
Organ ID: 45570

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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 with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type)
  • 29 ranks. 1,759 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 24 stops. 29 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type) chests
  • Position: In center 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: 24
  • Registers: 29
  • 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: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • 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 Combination Action Toe 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 December 07, 2009:

Updated through online information from Patrick J Murphy.

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

Database Manager on November 21, 2009:

Identified through online information from Bryan Dunnewald. -- New style of console. Gallery prepared for. Great sound.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
October 2010 American Organist page 86 (New Organs): Open In New Tab Original document from Scott Crowell. Originally published 2017-03-08
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Facade details: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-19

Left side of console: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-19

Right side of console: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-19

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-19

Swell III Mixture and 2' Octavin: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-19

Swell reeds (l-r): Trompette, Hautbois, and Cromorne: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-19

Swell pipework: 8' string (background), inverted Chimney Flute (lower left) and reeds: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-19

Swell pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-19

Nave interior: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-11-19

Nave interior to rear: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-11-19

Altar, organ case and chamber grillework: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-11-19

Console: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-11-19

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