Pipe Organ Database

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Berghaus Organ Co. (2015)

Location:

Zion Lutheran Church
812 Western Ave
Columbus, WI 53925 US
Organ ID: 56949

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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)
  • 28 ranks. 1,727 pipes. 2 manuals. 24 stops. 36 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: 2
  • Stops: 24
  • Registers: 36
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 30, 2015:

Incorporates selected pipes from previous 1928 Wangerin organ from the old church, plus vintage ranks from Berghaus's collection, and new ranks. The organ was dedicated on October 25, 2015, with a festival of hymns and classic overtures played by five organists, including Wayne Wagner, the consultant, and Matt Kanzenbach, director of music.

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

Database Manager on October 21, 2015:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by John Igoe, using information from this web site: http://www.wiscnews.com/columbusjournal/news/local/article_8976d0f2-6818-53c6-8cf2-2df2ceb1cef4.html.

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 <i>The American Organist</i>, January 2016
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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