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Allen Organ Co. (Opus -3)

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 6937, 1940s)

Location:

St. John's United Church of Christ
415 Park Avenue
Newport, KY 41071 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 68059

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ is unaltered 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 Rev. Dr. Van Herd on April 11, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 30 ranks.
Rev. Dr. Van Herd on April 11, 2021:

This Seta Music installation utilized 30 pipe ranks from the existing Moeller 3 manual organ. The combination of existing pipes was supplemented with digital organ stops and an array of Allen speakers hidden behind a new facade of pipes. The organist has at his disposal pipe ranks alone, digital ranks alone, or (a) combination of pipe and digital ranks. This organ also features a digital antiphonal division mounted high in the rear of the church, as well as a custom Allen dolly for the new 3 manual Allen console. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------"An Allen pipe/digital combination organ made the most sense for our church. We were able to preserve some of the best features of our pipe organ with the latest features of a digital organ all in one console. It is an exciting instrument of praise for our church, week in and week out." - Michael Sullivan, Organist

Source: https://setamusic.com/installations/saint-john-united-church-of-christ/

We received the most recent update for this note from Rev. Dr. Van Herd on April 11, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console and some chancel pipework: Photograph by https://setamusic.com/installations/saint-john-united-church-of-christ/, submitted by Rev. Dr. Van Herd. Taken approx. ca. 2011

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