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Mutchler Organ Co.

Originally Michigan Organ Co. (1947)

Location:

Neland Avenue Christian Reformed Church
940 Neland Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 47236

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • 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 Jeff Scofield on June 16, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 35 ranks. 2,186 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 47 stops.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 47
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • 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 October 10, 2010:

Identified through on-line information from Chad Boorsma. -- The organ was installed when the sanctuary was expanded; it replaced an Estey organ. Work was also done on the organ by Mutchler Organ Company, but it is not clear when or what was work was completed.

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 the console (August 10, 2010)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-10

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-10

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-10

Pulpit and Nave: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-10

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-10

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