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Fabry Inc. Pipe Organ Builders (2016-2017)

Location:

First Evangelical Lutheran Church
728 Villa St.
Racine, WI 53403 US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 71091

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • 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 May 31, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 34 registers.
Great:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Fabry Inc. Pipe Organ Builders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 30, 2022.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Fabry Inc. Pipe Organ Builders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 30, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Fabry Inc. Pipe Organ Builders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 30, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by Fabry Inc. Pipe Organ Builders
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Registers: 34
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on May 30, 2022.
Jim Stettner on May 31, 2022:

According to a Facebook Messenger reply to this athor from the church, The Fabry re-dedication service was held on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on May 31, 2022.

Jim Stettner on May 30, 2022:

This entry represents the rebuilding of the existing electrified Hann-Wangerin organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on May 30, 2022.
Stoplist courtesy of David Porth on Facebook's Wisconsin Organ Scene page: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on May 30, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior; facade: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. Summer 2015

Sanctuary interior with organ in front, left corner: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-12-31

Organ at front left with choir gallery in front: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2015-02-25

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