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Kegg Pipe Organ Builders (2014)

Exhibited in the 2016 OHS convention

Location:

Bryn Athyn Cathedral, Swedenborgian
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 US
Organ ID: 53855

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Swedenborgian 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 46 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 42 stops. 57 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 42
  • Registers: 57
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 29, 2014:

Updated through online information from Bryan Dunnewald.

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

Database Manager on December 03, 2014:

Updated through online information from Carl Scott Zimmerman, Campanologist.

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

Database Manager on November 03, 2014:

This organ combines chests, reservoirs, tremolos and pipes from E.M. Skinner opus 574 & opus 682, with additional new stops in EMS style.
The Celestial division is located above the crossing, speaking down into the lantern.

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

Database Manager on November 03, 2014:

The Deagan Tower Chimes are installed in the Celestial chamber. They were originally at the First Baptist Church of Kingsport, Tenn. The original set was 18 notes. There is only room for 14, so it was reduced to a standard Deagan 14 note set.

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 builder's web site with pipecounts by Charles Kegg
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Great Pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Great Pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Choir Pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Pedal Pipework (32' Bourdon): Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Swell Pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Pedal Pipework (Bourdon): Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Tower Chimes: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Cathedral Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Builders' Nameplates: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Altar and Stained Glass Windows: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Nave and Organ Case: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Pipe Facade: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Console: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Harp: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Celestial Grate looking down into Nave: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Pipework (Celestial Echo Stops): Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Pipework (Celestial Solo Stops): Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2014-12-15

Pipe Facade: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-02-17

Cathedral Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-02-17

Console and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-02-17

Console: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-02-17

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