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Christ Church of Oak Brook
501 Oak Brook Road
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 13767.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 2, 2014.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Four manuals. 7 divisions. 74 registers. 80 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 31, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm. (James Cook. January 8, 2005)
  • The Main Organ, located to the left of the altar, was installed in 1978; the Trompette-en-Chamade was installed in 1980; the Antiphonal Organ, located to the right of the altar, was installed in 1982; the instrument was combined with a 4-manual Allen in 2002. (Jeff Scofield. June 2, 2014)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary. Photograph by Ryan Thoryk 2016-04-28
Antiphonal Organ. Photograph by Ryan Thoryk 2016-04-28
Main Organ and Console. Photograph by Ryan Thoryk 2016-04-28
Antiphonal Organ. Photograph by Ryan Thoryk 2016-04-10
Sanctuary. Photograph by Ryan Thoryk 2016-06-03
2002 Allen Console. Photograph by Ryan Thoryk 2014-11-16
Main organ closeup. Photograph by Ryan Thoryk 2013-09-22
Trompette en Chamade. Photograph by Ryan Thoryk 2013-09-22

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from The American Organist Austin ad

  •        Oak Brook, Illinois
           Christ Church of Oak Brook
    
           Austin Opus 2616 1978/80/82/86 4/80
    
           4440 pipes, 7 divisions
    
           Chambers:
           Main Organ (sanctuary left, 2700 pipes, 47 ranks), installed 1978/86
           Antiphonal Organ (sanctuary right, 1679 pipes, 32 ranks), installed 1982
           Trompette en Chamade (sanctuary rear center, 61 pipes, 1 rank) installed 1980
           _________________________________________________
    
           GREAT					ANTIPHONAL GREAT
    
       16' Violone			61	     8'	Prinzipal		61
        8' Prinzipal		61	     8' Dolkan Celeste (tc)	110
        8' Bourdun			61	     8' Rohrflote		61
        8' Violone (Ext.)		12	     4' Oktav			61
        4' Oktav			61	     4' Spillflote		61
        4' Koppelflote		61	     2' Kleinoktav		61
        2' Oktav			61	     IV Mixtur			244
        IV Fourniture		244	     8' Trompette		61
       III Scharf			183
        8' Bombarde			61		ANTIPHONAL POSITIV
        8' Trompette en Chamade	61	     8' Holzgedackt             61
           Chimes				     4' Principal               61
    					     4' Gedackt                 61
           SWELL				 2 2/3' Nasat                   61
    					     2' Waldflote               61
       16' Rohrgedeckt (Ext.)	12	 1 3/5' Tierce                  61
        8' Viola			61	 1 1/3' Larigot                 61
        8' Viola Celeste (tc)	49	    III Scharf                  183
        8' Rohrflote		61	     8' Rohrschalmei            61
        4' Oktav			61
        4' Nachthorn		61		ANTIPHONAL PEDAL
        2' Flachflote		61
       III Plein Jeu		183	    16' Subbass                 32
       16' Basson			61	     8' Prinzipal		32
        8' Trompette		61	     8' Metal Gedackt		32
        8' Basson (Ext.)		12	     4' Choralbass		32
        4' Clairon			61	     IV Mixtur			128
        8' Vox Humana		61	    16' Fagott			32
    
           CHOIR
    
        8' Gedeckt			61
        8' Spitzflote		61
        8' Spitzflote Celeste (tc)	49
        4' Gemshorn			61
        4' Rohrgedeckt		61
    2-2/3' Nasard (tc)		49
        2' Waldflote		61
    1-3/5' Terz (tc)		49
    1-1/3' Larigot			61
       III Zymbal			183
        8' Krummhorn		61
           Tremolo
        8' Trompette en Chamade
           Harp			Austin, 61 bars
           Celesta (Harp Octave)
           Zymbelstern
    
           PEDAL
    
       32' Contre Bourdon (Ext.)	12
       16' Prinzipal		32
       16' Subbass			32
       16' Violone (Great)
       16' Rohrgedackt (Swell)
        8' Oktav (Ext.)		12
        8' Rohrflote (Swell)
        4' Choral Bass		32
       III Mixture			96
       32' Contra Posaune (Ext.)	12 (added in 1986)
       16' Posaune			32
       16' Basson (Swell)
        8' Posaune (Ext.)		12
        4' Krummhorn (Choir)
    
          [Received from Ryan Thoryk April 18, 2017]
  • Stoplist copied from The American Organist Austin ad Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.