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Bradley Rule / B. Rule & Co. (2018)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 2756, 1963)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
620 State Street
Knoxville, TN 37902 US
Organ ID: 63353

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 55 ranks. 3 manuals. 44 stops. 46 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 44
  • Registers: 46
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb 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 December 18, 2018.
Database Manager on August 03, 2018:

Updated by William Dunklin, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on August 02, 2018:

This describes a rebuild of an existing organ.
Identified by William Dunklin, who has heard or played the organ.
The organ was removed and rebuilt during extensive alterations to the building. Reinstallation was in spring 2018. Changes include a new console and new electronic switching, new wiring, complete releathering, revoicing the Principal chorus and selected other ranks, additional ranks, new blower and new classical style cases and grills.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Notes taken seated at the console.: Open In New Tab Original document from William Dunklin. Originally published 2018-08-02
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

North side organ case facing into the chancel covers the Great Division. At right is new grillwork facing the nave that covers the Pedal: Photograph by William Dunklin. Taken on 2017-10-19

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