Pipe Organ Database

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Paul Fritts & Co., Organbuilders (Opus 42, 2019)

Location:

First Lutheran Church
1019 W 5th Ave
Lorain, OH 44052 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 60772

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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 Bruce Shull on June 10, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 55 ranks. 2,592 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 37 stops. 37 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 22, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 37
  • Registers: 37
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe 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 July 22, 2019.
Database Manager on July 22, 2019:

Per Erik McLeod of the Fritts staff - the stop action is mechanical, but has solenoids for the combination action. So in the event of an electrical problem, the organ is still playable. They refer to it as 'Dual stop action' in the shop.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 23, 2019.
from builder's website: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case in front of sanctuary: Photograph by Erik McLeod. Taken on 2019-07-15

Organ Case: Photograph by Erik McLeod. Taken on 2019-07-15

Left stopjamb: Photograph by Erik McLeod. Taken on 2019-07-15

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Erik McLeod. Taken on 2019-07-15

Keydesk: Photograph by Erik McLeod. Taken on 2019-07-15

Pedalboard, toe studs, and expression pedal: Photograph by Erik McLeod. Taken on 2019-07-15

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