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St. John's Lutheran Church
505 S. Park Road
La Grange, Illinois 60525

OHS Database ID 58324.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 16, 2016.


Technical Details

Two manuals. 27 ranks.

Notes

  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Ryan Thoryk, based on personal knowledge of the organ.

    This was the original installation of this instrument, incorporating some pipework from the 1940 Wicks organ in the previous sanctuary. (Database Manager. May 16, 2016)

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Original organ and console. Photograph by Ryan Thoryk (September 1969)

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  • Original document from Ryan Thoryk.. Source: Taken and modified from the dedication ceremony booklet

  •        La Grange, Illinois
           St. John's Lutheran Church and School
    
           Wicks, Opus 4862, 1969
           2 manuals, 27 ranks, 1610 pipes
           _________________________________________________
    
           * = from original 1940 organ (Wicks Opus 2138)
    
           Great (Manual I, 11 ranks, 683 pipes):
    
        8' Principal            61
        8' Concert Flute        61 *
        8' Gemshorn             61 (sw)
        8' Dulciana             61 *
        4' Octave               61
        4' Koppelflöte          61
        4' Dulcet               12 (ext dulciana) *
    2 2/3' Twelfth              61
        2' Fifteenth            61
       III Mixture             183
        8' Trompette           (sw)
           Chimes
           Swell to Great 16
           Swell to Great
           Swell to Great 4
    
           Swell (Manual II, 11 ranks, 659 pipes):
    
        8' Geigen Principal     61 *
        8' Gedeckt              61 *
        8' Salicional           61 *
        8' Voix Celeste         49 *
        4' Principal            61
        4' Rohr Flöte           61
        4' Violina              12 (ext salicional) *
    2 2/3' Nasat                61
        2' Blockflöte           61
    1 3/5' Terz                 37 (tg, g20-g56)
        8' Trompette            61
        8' Oboe                 61
        4' Clarion              12 (ext trompette)
           Swell to Swell 16
           Swell Unison Silent
           Swell to Swell 4
           Tremolo
    
           Pedal (5 ranks, 268 pipes):
    
       16' Diapason             12 (ext principal)
       16' Subbass              32 *
       16' Lieblich Gedeckt     12 (ext still gedeckt, sw) *
        8' Principal            32 *
        8' Bass Flute           12 (ext subbass) *
        8' Still Gedeckt       (sw) *
        8' Violincello          32 *
        4' Choralbass           32 *
        4' Octavflöte           12 (ext bass flute)
        4' Cello                12 (ext violincello) *
        2' Super Octave         24 (ext principal) *
       16' Posaune              12 (ext trumpet)
        8' Trumpet              32 *
        4' Clarion              12 (ext trumpet) *
           Swell to Pedal 8
           Great to Pedal 8
    
  • Original document from Ryan Thoryk.. Source: Taken and modified from the dedication ceremony booklet Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.