Pipe Organ Database

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Kilgen Organ Co. (Opus 5913, 1938)

Exhibited in the 1990 OHS convention

Location:

St. Robert's Roman Catholic Church
4019 N. Farwell Avenue
Shorewood, WI 53211 US
Organ ID: 6873

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on October 15, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 49 ranks. 3,334 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 43 stops. 55 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 43
  • Registers: 55
  • 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.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1990.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Sanctuary division added later [1940's. ?]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from concert program, January 21, 1938
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
  • Monologues, Op. 102 - 11. Lento - Rheinberger - Piece by Josef Rheinberger. Performed by Bruce Bengtson. Produced by The Organ Historical Society in 1990 with the title: Historic Organs of Milwaukee: Twenty-five Historic Pipe Organs, Madison to Milwaukee
  • Monologues, Op. 102 - 5. Andante Amabile - Rheinberger - Piece by Josef Rheinberger. Performed by Bruce Bengtson. Produced by The Organ Historical Society in 1990 with the title: Historic Organs of Milwaukee: Twenty-five Historic Pipe Organs, Madison to Milwaukee
  • Monologues, Op. 102 - 1. Con Moto - Piece by Josef Rheinberger. Performed by Bruce Bengtson. Produced by The Organ Historical Society in 1990 with the title: Historic Organs of Milwaukee: Twenty-five Historic Pipe Organs, Madison to Milwaukee

Instrument Images:

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph from <i>The Tracker</i> (April 1990); image courtesy of Jeff Scofield.

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-02-27

Sanctuary interior from floor: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-02-27

Sanctuary interior to rear: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-02-27

Console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-02-27

Console side view: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-02-27

Church exterior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-02-27

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