Pipe Organ Database

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Berghaus Organ Co. (2001)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co. (1916)
Exhibited in the 2002 OHS convention

Location:

Arts Center of Oak Park [was First Church of Christ, Scientist]
200 N. Oak Park Avenue & Ontario Street
Oak Park, IL 60302 US
Organ ID: 9381

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on April 11, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 42 ranks. 1,928 pipes. 3 manuals. 37 stops. 45 registers.
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
  • Stops: 37
  • Registers: 45
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 2002.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

"Formerly First Church of Christ, Scientist. Original and altered stoplists given in OH 2002. New Austin console and pipework installed 1961 by Emanuel Semerad. Alterations by Hansen Organs 1975-77 and others. Much removed pipework had been stored at the church. Reinstatements and rationalization by Berghaus Organ Co. and Chicago OHS members in 2001."

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

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