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W. W. Kimball Co. (1938)

Location:

The Shrine Church of St. Bernadette
8201 13th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11228 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 65658

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on May 30, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
Main (Gallery):
  • Built by W. W. Kimball Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on May 30, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Inside of nave from front looking toward rear gallery and organ chambers: Photograph from an archival source: Ca. 1940 W.W. Kimball promotitonal brochure, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1938

Church exterior - architect's drawing: Photograph from an archival source: Ca. 1940 W.W. Kimball promotional brochure, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1936

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