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David Dutton (1838)

Location:

National Music Museum, University of South Dakota
414 E. Clark
Vermillion, SD 57069 US
Organ ID: 66587

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Museums
  • 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 Jim Stettner on November 06, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 4 ranks. 1 divisions. 1 manuals.
Manual:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by David Dutton
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 06, 2020.
Main:
  • Built by David Dutton
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 63
  • 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 a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Trigger/hitch-down swell.
  • Pedalboard Type: No pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on November 06, 2020.
Jim Stettner on November 07, 2020:

National Music Museum Accession Number: NMM 10778

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on November 07, 2020.

Jim Stettner on November 06, 2020:

Relocated through the Organ Clearing House from the R. Sumner Rand residence in Amesbury, MA. to the Steven Long residence in Shrewsbury, MA. Restored Jeremy Adams 1989. Then to Long residence in Seattle, WA. After Steven Long's passing, his partner donated the organ to the National Music Museum in Vermillion, South Dakota.

The manual compass is: 63 notesL GGG, AAA - a'''' GGG# is present, but doesn't depress. It's a dummy key.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on November 06, 2020.
Taken from the console: Open In New Tab Originally published November 7, 2020
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on November 07, 2020.
David Dutton - 1838: Open In New Tab Conservator's description of the instrument with history and notes.
Document created on 2020-11-07
We received the most recent update for this document from Jim Stettner on November 07, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case: Photograph by National Music Museum; courtesy of Margaret Banks, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2006-06-16

Organ case from side: Photograph by National Music Museum; courtesy of Margaret Banks, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2006-06-16

Builder's stencil on the keydesk: Photograph by National Music Museum; courtesy of Margaret Banks, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2006-06-16

Pipework: Photograph by National Music Museum; courtesy of Margaret Banks, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2006-06-26

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