Pipe Organ Database

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Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 729, 1890)

Location:

Union Avenue Methodist Church
4356 South Union
Chicago, IL US
Organ ID: 7129

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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 Database Manager on July 27, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 24 ranks. 2 manuals. 22 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 27, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 22
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 27, 2018.
Database Manager on April 27, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Ray Ahrens. -- Unaltered as of 1998.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1984

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Was Winter Street Methodist. Also known as Swift's church.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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