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H. D. Blanchard Pipe Organs (Opus 1, 1955)

Location:

First Congregational Church
36363 Center Ridge Road
North Ridgeville , OH 44039 US
Organ ID: 68018

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Randall E. Wagner on April 09, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 8 ranks. 538 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 8 stops. 21 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by H. D. Blanchard Pipe Organs
We received the most recent update for this division from Randall E. Wagner on April 09, 2021.

Swell:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by H. D. Blanchard Pipe Organs
We received the most recent update for this division from Randall E. Wagner on April 09, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by H. D. Blanchard Pipe Organs
We received the most recent update for this division from Randall E. Wagner on April 09, 2021.
Gallery:
  • Built by H. D. Blanchard Pipe Organs
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 8
  • Registers: 21
  • 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: 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: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on May 10, 2021.
Stoplist copied from the console - visited 8/27/21: Open In New Tab Originally published 2021-08-07
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on May 10, 2021.

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