Pipe Organ Database

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Layton Organs, Inc. (1980)

Originally A. B. Felgemaker Co.

Location:

University of Northern Colorado
1516 8th Ave
Greeley, CO 80631 US
Foundation Hall
Organ ID: 49322

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition is playable, but not in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 25 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 20 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: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 20
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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 a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Dennis Larson on May 18, 2021:

Foundation Hall has been sold and is scheduled for demolition. The organ is presumed destroyed; pipes were given out to students and faculty.

We received the most recent update for this note from Dennis Larson on May 18, 2021.

Database Manager on November 01, 2013:

Updated through online information from Dennis Larson. -- organ has not been maintained or used for many years. Poor condition; sticking keys and drawknobs; virtually unusable without extensive repairs.

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

Database Manager on February 20, 2012:

Identified through online information from Ron Yeater.

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

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