Pipe Organ Database

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Steiner-Reck Organ Co. (1981)

Originally Henry Pilcher's Sons (Opus 1282, 1925)

Location:

St. John United Church of Christ
637 E. Market St.
Louisville, KY 40202 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 57206

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 42 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 30 stops. 40 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 30
  • Registers: 40
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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 November 29, 2015:

Originally installed in 1925 as Pilcher Op. 1232; received new Schantz console in 1965; rebuild and significant tonal changes by Steiner-Reck as 3/42 in 1981.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the console June 28, 1992
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-07-28

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr.

Chancel and organ cases: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr.

Sanctuary interior to rear: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr.

1867 J G Pfeffer Antiphonal Case: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr.

Church exterior:

Console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr.

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