Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1921)

Location:

Emmaus Lutheran Church
2241 S. Jefferson Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63104 US
Organ ID: 4599

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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 needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on November 13, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 15 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 15 stops. 29 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 15
  • Registers: 29
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on November 13, 2022.
Database Manager on June 28, 2015:

Updated through online information from Burnell Hackman.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Chimes added by Kilgen about 1933 as Op. 5127. Church organized 1894 with a building at Jefferson & Shenandoah which was severely damaged by the 1896 tornado. Rebuilt structure built 1902 which burned c. 1926.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From THE DIAPASON August 1921: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on November 13, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Chamber Grillework: (Spring 2015) Photograph by Burnell Hackman.

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