Pipe Organ Database

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Klaus Becker (1971)

Location:

Christian Science Society
Ripon, WI 54971 US
Organ ID: 608

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
  • 13 ranks. 676 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 10 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 10
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • 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 with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard not meeting AGO standards.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 01, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from John J. Miller.

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 keydesk April 15, 2009
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case with Keydesk Closed: Photograph by Walt -----. Taken on 1971-04-04

Organ Case with Keydesk Open: Photograph by Walt -----. Taken on 1971-04-04

Organ case: Photograph by John J. Miller. Taken on 2009-04-15

Organ case in profile: Photograph by John J. Miller. Taken on 2009-04-15

Keydesk: Photograph by John J. Miller. Taken on 2009-04-15

Nameboard: Photograph by John J. Miller. Taken on 2009-04-15

Hauptwerk pipework: Photograph by John J. Miller. Taken on 2009-04-17

Expressive Brustwerk pipework: Photograph by John J. Miller. Taken on 2009-04-15

Key action viewed from behind: Photograph by John J. Miller. Taken on 2009-04-17

Stop action and key action viewed from the treble end: Photograph by John J. Miller. Taken on 2009-04-17

Organ being removed: Photograph by John J. Miller. Taken on 2009-04-17

Organ beig packed onto truck: Photograph by John J. Miller. Taken on 2009-04-17

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