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Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. / Chas. C. Kilgen

Location:

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet
6400 Minnesota
St. Louis, MO 63111 US
Holy Family Chapel
Organ ID: 68854

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on September 26, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 21 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. / Chas. C. Kilgen
We received the most recent update for this division from Suzanne Elizabeth Olszewski on August 09, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. / Chas. C. Kilgen
We received the most recent update for this division from Suzanne E Chisum on August 09, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. / Chas. C. Kilgen
We received the most recent update for this division from Suzanne Elizabeth Chisum on August 09, 2021.
Gallery:
  • Built by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. / Chas. C. Kilgen
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • 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: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from Suzanne E Chisum on August 09, 2021.
Copied from the console: Open In New Tab Originally published August 8, 2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on August 09, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Overview of the organ console: Photograph by Suzanne Chisum. Taken on 2021-08-03

Pipes : Photograph by Suzanne Chisum. Taken on 2021-08-03

Chapel with organ below stained glass window: Photograph by Suzanne Chisum. Taken on 2021-08-03

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Suzanne E Chisum, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2021-08-03

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