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Gottfried C. Reck (1999)

Originally Steiner-Reck Organ Co. (1974)

Location:

Resurrection Episcopal Church
113 Brown Ave.
Rainbow City, AL 35906 US
Organ ID: 46714

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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 good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on June 14, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 7 ranks. 440 pipes. 1 divisions. 2 manuals. 5 stops. 10 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit 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 June 14, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 5
  • Registers: 10
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 14, 2019.
Database Manager on June 14, 2019:

Despite the organ having been built during the Steiner-Reck partnership, the builder's plate reads: Steiner Organs Incorporated.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 15, 2019.

Database Manager on February 04, 2017:

Updated by James R. Stettner, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on April 22, 2010:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Originally built for Church of the Ascension, Episcopal in Vestavia Hills (Birmingham), AL. Moved here by Gottfried Reck when Ascension got a new organ in 1999.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist copied from the console August 13, 1987: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on June 17, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Rear of sanctuary showing gallery and organ: Photograph by Cathy Struntz. Taken on 2019-05-19

Organ and added chimes in rear gallery: Photograph by Cathy Struntz. Taken on 2019-05-19

Organ console and casework: Photograph by Cathy Struntz. Taken on 2019-05-19

Console: Photograph by Cathy Struntz. Taken on 2019-05-19

Console: stoprail, chimes, and memory: Photograph by Cathy Struntz. Taken on 2019-05-19

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Cathy Struntz. Taken on 2019-05-19

Dedication plaque: Photograph by Cathy Struntz. Taken on 2019-05-19

Chimes added in 2016: Photograph by Cathy Struntz. Taken on 2019-05-19

Chimes dedication plaque: Photograph by Cathy Struntz. Taken on 2019-05-19

Chimes installation builder's plate: Photograph by Cathy Struntz. Taken on 2019-05-19

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