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Milnar Organ Co. (2010)

Originally Kilgen (1940)

Location:

St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church
1900 Darby Drive
Florence, AL 35630 US
Nave
Organ ID: 47104

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 5 ranks. 1 divisions. 2 manuals. 5 stops. 30 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at floor level 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: 1
  • Stops: 5
  • Registers: 30
  • 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: 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 Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 29, 2015:

Updated through online information from Randy Terry. -- In March, 2015, a Trumpet rank was added playable on the Great division only.

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

Database Manager on December 20, 2012:

Updated through online information from Randy Terry. -- Tonal finishing completed in 2011 by Eric Johnson of Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. The original Spencer Orgoblo, Jr, which could not be effectively silenced in this installation, was replaced in 2012 with a used Meidinger blower by the Milnars. The Spencer unit is stored on site.

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

Database Manager on August 15, 2012:

Updated through online information from Randy Terry.

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

Database Manager on April 29, 2012:

Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock.

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

Database Manager on April 18, 2012:

Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. --

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

Database Manager on August 05, 2010:

Identified through online information from Randy Terry. -- 1940 Kilgen, originally 3 ranks, built for a Baptist church in Tennessee, and purchased from an individual who had it in his residence. Only 2 Kilgen ranks survive in this incarnation of 5 ranks.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typd stoplist (Source: Randy Terry posting to PipeChat, 2012-04-17)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Pipework, 2011.: Photograph by Randy Terry.

Console, 2011.: Photograph by Randy Terry.

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