Henry Erben (1857)

Location:

Central Moravian Church
73 West Church Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018 US
Kleiner Saal
Organ ID: 4817

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 6 ranks. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 7 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 7
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 09, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- This organ was built for the "Old Chapel" built in 1751, and replaced a 1759 Klemm-Tannenberg. The Erben cost $1,050,00, and Erben himself was on-hand for its installation in June, 1857. It was stored in 1942, and later resurrected. It now resides in the 1803-06 building in the "Kleiner Saal."

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

Database Manager on November 09, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from James R Stettner. -- 3-sectional façade containing 19 stencilled pipes arranged: 5-9-5.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on May 18, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from Mark Dennis.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1999

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Was in storage. Restored by Herbert Hartman c. 1995.

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

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