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Hillgreen, Lane & Co. (Opus 1255, 1964)

Location:

Mount Union College
Alliance, OH US
Organ ID: 62329

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on March 04, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 4 ranks. 1 divisions. 2 manuals. 4 stops. 22 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Hillgreen, Lane & Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on March 04, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Hillgreen, Lane & Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 22
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on March 04, 2021.
Jim Stettner on March 04, 2021:

This organ has been acquired by William Baron of Coopersville, Michigan for his home and is being restored by him (2021).

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on March 04, 2021.

Database Manager on April 29, 2018:

Information from Hillgreen, Lane & Co. opus list, compiled by Bynum Petty
Contract: April 1964
A unit practice organ of 22 stops
Price: $5,600

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stop list taken from console: Open In New Tab Original document from Bruce Schutrum. Originally published 2018-05-05
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and pipework: Company Promotional Photograph, courtesy of Bruce Schutrum (Mid 1960s). Taken approx. ca. 1964

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