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Parsons Pipe Organ Builders (Opus 34, 2012)

Originally Robert Noehren (1965)

Location:

Ginter Park Presbyterian Church
3601 Seminary Avenue
Richmond, VA US
Organ ID: 50426

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 42 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 21, 2012:

Identified through online information from John Igoe. -- Richmond Times-Dispatch reports $260,000 rebuilding by Parsons Pipe Organ Builders of original Noehren organ. They cleaned and repaired about 2,500 pipes, added new musical stops and replaced electric switches with solid-state circuitry.

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

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