Pipe Organ Database

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Welte-Tripp Organ Corporation (Opus 314, 1931)

Exhibited in the 1998 OHS convention(s)

Location:

Colorado College
1010 N Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 US
Shove Memorial Chapel
Organ ID: 9040

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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 Paul R. Marchesano on March 29, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 45 ranks. 2,910 pipes. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018:
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on January 06, 2007:

Updated through online information from Scott Christiansen.

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 1997

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From 2000 AIO convention booklet
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Shove Chapel Installation Contract: Open In New Tab Copy of the installation contract between Welte-Tripp and Fred H. Meunier. Signed by Charles Courboin, Vice President. From Morel & Assoc. Archives.
Document created on 1930-08-28
We received the most recent update for this document from Rick Morel on January 31, 2022.

Description of replacement Welte-Tripp Console: Open In New Tab A copy of this document is posted on the inside a panel of the replacement console. It describes details of the replacement console.
We received the most recent update for this document from Rick Morel on January 31, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Chapel interior, chancel perspective: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-02

Chapel interior, gallery perspective: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-02

Chapel interior and organ case: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-02

Chancel and organ case: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-02

Organ case: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-02

Casework detail: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-11-02

Chancel and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1997-05-04

Replica of original Welte-Tripp console built by Todd Evers of Morel & Associates. Portions of the original console were used in this construction: Photograph by Rick Morel. Taken on 2014-05-04

Portion of the pipework of the enclosed Great Division: Photograph by Rick Morel. Taken on 2017-12-02

Portion of the pipework of the Choir Division: Photograph by Rick Morel. Taken on 2017-09-17

Low F of the unenclosed Great 4' Principal showing the scale and Opus number: Photograph by Rick Morel. Taken on 2017-12-17

Shallot from Pedal 16' Trombone. Shallot is stamped "Bombarde", but draw knob is "Trombone" : Photograph by Rick Morel. Taken on 2015-06-17

Side view of low C of the Pedal 16' Trombone. Not only is the reed tongue machine screwed to the shallot, but the shallot is screwed to the block: Photograph by Rick Morel. Taken on 2015-06-17

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