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James Gruber (Gruber Pipe Organs, Inc.) (2009)

Location:

Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church
149 W Brush Hill Rd.
Elmhurst, IL 60126 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 68683

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • 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 Ryan Thoryk on July 07, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 66 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals.
Chancel:
  • Built by James Gruber (Gruber Pipe Organs, Inc.)
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Ryan Thoryk on July 07, 2021.
Taken from the console.: Open In New Tab Specification is from my website. Rank count and build year are a close estimate. Originally published 7/6/2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Ryan Thoryk on July 07, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2017-12-17

Console: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2017-12-17

Left stop jamb: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2017-12-17

Center tabs: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2017-12-17

Right stop jamb: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2017-12-17

Antiphonal Division: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2017-12-17

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