Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

American Organ Institute (2016)

Originally Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (Opus 5281, 1934)

Location:

Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 US
Great Hall
Organ ID: 59490

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Museums
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 15 ranks. 4 manuals. 15 stops. 231 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 15
  • Registers: 231
  • 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: Stop keys on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2017:

Dedication concert on April 24, 2017 by John Schwandt of the American Organ Institute, Norman, Oklahoma, assisted in one piece by organist Adam Pajan, University of Oklahoma.

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

Database Manager on September 09, 2016:

This is a rebuild of an existing organ. Identified by Dick Sharp, based on personal knowledge of the organ.
This organ is currently being restored by American Organ Institute at the University of Oklahoma. It will be installed in the Oklahoma History Center. Pipe chambers were built into the original construction. The organ should be in place and playing by the Christmas holidays.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From American Organ Institute via Jeremy Wance: Open In New Tab Typed specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Benjamin Clark. Taken on 2019-10-21

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