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Muller Pipe Organ Company (2009)

Originally Schantz Organ Co. (1975)

Location:

St. Michael R.C. Church
5750 North High Street
Worthington, OH 43085 US
Organ ID: 49212

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 36 ranks. 2,111 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 47 stops. 31 registers.
All:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 47
  • Registers: 31
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • 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 Thumb 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 May 05, 2017:

Updated by Julius Coyle, listing this website as a source of information: http://www.n8rrb.com/pipeorgans/stmichaelcc/.
The Pedal 16' Open Wood is from Skinner Opus #264, which was installed in First Church of Christ, Scientist in South Bend, Indiana. The Choir 4' Spire Flute, despite the name, has conical tops like a Koppelflöte. The Great 8' Gedeckt is a chimney flute - stopped wood with bored stoppers.

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

Database Manager on February 25, 2012:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- According to the builder's website, in addition to adding ranks, existing flue ranks were revoiced, and reeds were replaced. (accessed Feb 24, 2012)

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

Database Manager on January 17, 2012:

Identified through online information from Anthony Fabro. -- The organ was first installed at First Church of Christ Scientist in Akron, OH in 1979. It was moved to St. Michael in 1989 with no modifications made to it. Muller tonally revised the instrument and added several ranks in the 2009 rebuild. The 2009 rebuild has not been altered.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from builder
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Interior and Altar: Photograph by Anthony Fabro. Taken on 2009-11-25

Gallery, Pipe Display, Pipe Facades, and Trompette en Chamade: Photograph by Anthony Fabro. Taken on 2009-11-25

Gallery, Pipe Display, Pipe Facades, and Trompette en Chamade: Photograph by Anthony Fabro. Taken on 2009-11-25

Trompette en Chamade and Church Interior: Photograph by Anthony Fabro. Taken on 2009-11-25

Console: Photograph by Anthony Fabro. Taken on 2009-11-25

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Anthony Fabro. Taken on 2009-11-25

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Anthony Fabro. Taken on 2009-11-25

Great Pipework: Photograph by Anthony Fabro. Taken on 2009-11-25

Choir Pipework: Photograph by Anthony Fabro. Taken on 2009-11-25

Swell Pipework: Photograph by Anthony Fabro. Taken on 2009-11-25

Pedal Pipework (16' Open Wood): Photograph by Anthony Fabro. Taken on 2009-11-25

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