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Hinners Organ Co. (Opus 1781, 1916)

Originally Hinners Organ Co. (Opus 1781, 1915)

Location:

St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral
22 W Kiowa Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 49312

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on April 09, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Pneumatic
  • 17 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 17 stops.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
  • Position: In a floor-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 09, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 09, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on April 09, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 17
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on April 09, 2021.
Jim Stettner on April 09, 2021:

From the Cathedral Wikipedia page, -- The 1916 Hinners pipe organ was replaced in 2002 and another major renovation of St. Mary's was completed in 2003.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on April 09, 2021.

Database Manager on February 20, 2012:

Identified through online information from Ron Yeater. -- This organ had been installed at the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, and was then installed at St. Mary's. Organ was rebuilt by Dewey Layton in 1973.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on April 09, 2021.

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