Pipe Organ Database

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Rieger Orgelbau (1979)

Location:

Pilgrim Lutheran Church
5500 Massachusetts Ave., Sumner
Bethesda, MD 20014 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 4735

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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 David Storey on December 19, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 20 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 17 stops. 21 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Rieger Orgelbau
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 17
  • Registers: 21
  • Position: Detached keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: SSLL
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from David Storey on August 09, 2020.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996

August 8, 2020 organ in excellent condition, used every week for church and other occasional events.

We received the most recent update for this note from David Storey on August 09, 2020.
Stoplist from builder's website: Open In New Tab Type stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Console: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2018-11-19

Stop Knobs: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2016-11-03

Stop Knobs: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2016-11-03

Stop Knobs: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2016-11-03

Stop Knobs: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2016-11-03

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