Geo. Kilgen & Son - Opus 5893, 1937 . This installation by C. V. Barden Co., 1985

OHS Database ID 47864.


Fourth Reformed Church
6339 Atlantic Ave.
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009

Sanctuary

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.

The organ is in good condition and in regular use.

We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2013-05-10.

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Photographs

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Great Pipework. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2011-04-26
Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2011-04-26
Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2011-04-26
Console. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2011-04-26
Console. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2011-04-26
Church Exterior. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2011-04-26

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The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 24 stops. 18 ranks. 1167 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons.

Notes:

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  • Stoplist taken from the console (April 26, 2011)
    Kalamazoo, Michigan
    FOURTH REFORMED CHURCH
    
    George Kilgen and Sons    Opus 5893     1937
    
    Modifications by C. V. Barden Company   1978/1985
    __________________________________________________________________________________
    
    GREAT:                   SWELL:                       PEDAL:
      8' Open Diapason 73        8' Stopped Flute 73        32' Resultant
      8' Gemshorn 73             8' Salicional 73           16' Bourdon 32
      8' Melodia 73              8' Voix Celeste 61 [TC]    16' Echo Bourdon 12 [SW]
      4' Principal 61            4' Geigen Principal 73      8' Open Diapason 32
      4' Flute D'Amour 61        4' Concert Flute 61         8' Flute 12
    III  Mixture 183             4' Dulciana 61              4' Choral Bass 12
         Tremulant           2 2/3' Harmonic Nasard 7        8' Oboe [SW]
         Chimes                  2' Blockflute 61               Chimes
         Blank [2]               8' Oboe 73                     Blank [4]
                                    Blank [3]
    
    [Received online from Chad Boorsma • May 3, 2011]