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Robert L. Sipe (& Associates) (2001)

Location:

St. Luke United Methodist Church
623 Ontario Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081 US
Organ ID: 52116

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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
  • 40 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
  • 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • 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 07, 2017:

Information from David Bohn: there are discrepancies between the published stoplist and the actual specification.

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

Database Manager on April 04, 2016:

Updated through online information from David Bohn.
There are several errors in the official stoplist (printed below): Great: Stoplist omits 4' Principal; Trumpet named Trompete on console Swell: Violin Diapason and Celeste named Viole and Viole Celeste on console Solo: Cornet in fact two separate stops: Nasard 2 2/3' and Tierce 1 3/5'; stoplist omits 2' Flute Ouverte extension

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

Database Manager on November 07, 2013:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Richard C Greene, based on information learned from a conversation with Robert L. Sipe. --

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

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Organ Cases (Great and Pedal pipes): Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2016-03-12

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2016-03-12

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2016-03-12

Console: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2016-03-12

Chamber Grillework (Solo and Swell divisions): Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2016-03-12

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