Pipe Organ Database

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Charles M. Ruggles (Pipe Organs) (Opus 15, 1986)

Location:

Baldwin Wallace College
49 Seminary St.
Berea, OH 44017 US
Kulas Hall
Organ ID: 5

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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 Database Manager on April 20, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 7 ranks. 422 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 7 stops. 7 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Portable instrument, fully movable.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on April 20, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 7
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on April 20, 2019.
Database Manager on April 20, 2019:

Updated by Dr. Gregory Hamilton, naming this as the source of information: University website. Organ is used frequently including it use in the Bach Festival held on campus.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 21, 2019.

Database Manager on August 05, 2008:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Case of oiled white oak. Manual naturals of cherry, and sharps of grenadil. Organ on platform for full mobility. 3-sectional facade. Center pipe of middle flat is embossed.

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 2019.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 20, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From 1986 Ruggles Pipe Organs brochure
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ on moveable platform: Ruggles promotional photograph. Taken on 1986-01-01

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