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Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. (1996)

Originally Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.) (Opus 228, 1890)

Location:

St. Cecilia's R. C.
301 W 7th St
Hastings, NE 68901 US
Organ ID: 5887

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type)
  • 29 ranks. 2 manuals. 31 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Slider Motors: Electric motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 31
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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.
  • 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 Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 22, 2013:

Updated through online information from Michael Skoch. -- I served as the parish coordinator of the installation of this organ at its present location at St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church in Hastings, Nebraska. The installation took place in March 1996. I serve as parish organist and coordinate the on-going service and tuning of the instrument.

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

Database Manager on January 26, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Michael Emmerich.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Hutchings, George S. (1890, Opus228).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1992

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Moved from Blessed Sacrament R. C., Kansas City, MO. Pipework installed & Reb. with new case by Quimby Pipe Organs,Inc.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from Quimby Pipe Organs renovation/installation specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Michael G Skoch. Taken on 2013-04-21

Facade 16' Open Diapason Detail: Photograph by Michael G Skoch. Taken on 2013-04-21

Facade 16' Open Diapason: Photograph by Michael G Skoch. Taken on 2013-04-21

Original Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Michael G Skoch. Taken on 2013-04-21

Presentation of the Organ in Rear Balcony of the Church: Photograph by Michael G Skoch. Taken on 2013-04-21

Great Organ, 16' Bourdon - Original Pipework Detail: Photograph by Michael G Skoch. Taken on 2013-04-21

Pedal Organ, Original Pipework, Violin Cello and Bourdon: Photograph by Michael G Skoch. Taken on 2013-04-21

Great Organ, 8' Trumpet (left) and 4' Flute Harmonique (Wooden) - Original Pipework: Photograph by Michael G Skoch. Taken on 2013-04-21

Swell Organ - 8' Cornopean (right); 4' Flauto Traverso (Wooden); 8' Stopped Diapason (Wooden) - Original Pipework: Photograph by Michael G Skoch. Taken on 2013-04-21

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