Pipe Organ Database

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Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 795, 1893)

Location:

Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
100 Sheldon Avenue S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 US
Organ ID: 7233

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Seventh-day Adventist Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 17 ranks. 924 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 17 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 17
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 08, 2010:

Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma. -- Chimes, which are playable from a small keyboard below the Great manual, were added to the organ at an unknown date.

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

Database Manager on July 02, 2009:

Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Formerly All Souls Universalist.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console (April 7, 2010).
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Building Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-11-22

Pipe Facade: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Sanctuary, Chancel, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Chancel and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Sanctuary Interior and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Nave: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Stained Glass in Ceiling: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Keydesk: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Keydesk: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Nameplate: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2019-07-07

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