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Jeffery L. Weiler & Associates (2007 ca.)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co. (1938)

Location:

Music Institute of Chicago
1490 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201 US
Organ ID: 70409

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • 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 Jim Stettner on February 28, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 3 ranks. 231 pipes. 1 divisions. 2 manuals. 3 stops. 20 registers.
All (unit organ):
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Built by W. W. Kimball Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on February 28, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by W. W. Kimball Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 3
  • Registers: 20
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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 without cover.
  • 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 February 28, 2022.
Jim Stettner on February 28, 2022:

This entry represents the installation of a used organ. Identified from a Facebook post in Kimball Pipe Organs on February 28, 2022 by Nick Renkosik. -- "Jeff Weiler installed the instrument ca. 2007 with restorative repairs. It was privately owned by a gentleman in Michigan, but it’s original point of installation is unknown."

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on February 28, 2022.
Taken from the console: Open In New Tab Originally published February 28, 2022
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on February 28, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Organ case and keydesk: Photograph by Nick Renkosik, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-02-28

Keydesk: Great stops: Photograph by Nick Renkosik, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-02-28

Keydesk: Swell stops: Photograph by Nick Renkosik, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-02-28

Keydesk: Pedal stops: Photograph by Nick Renkosik, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-02-28

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Nick Renkosik, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-02-28

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