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Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1877, 1971)

Originally Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1661, 1953)

Location:

College of Wooster
University at College
Wooster, OH 44691 US
McGaw Chapel
Organ ID: 46468

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 62 ranks. 3,366 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 47 stops. 53 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 47
  • Registers: 53
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb 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 August 23, 2011:

Updated through online information from Eric J. Gastier.

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

Database Manager on February 27, 2010:

Identified through online information from Eric J. Gastier.

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 CONSOLE & WINDCHESTS 8/10/92
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chapel Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Display: Unidentified Photographer. Taken on 2003-05-21

Console, Organ Cases, and Pipe Display: Photograph by John W. Rohr Jr.. Taken on 2015-07-20

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