EXCITING RECITALS ON THE HISTORIC KILGEN ORGAN AT OUR LADY OF REFUGE, BROOKLYN

J. Allen Farmer, Inc., 1995.
Originally built by Skinner Organ Co. - Opus 248, 1916

OHS Database ID 9781.


Biltmore Estate
One Approach Rd.
Asheville, North Carolina 28803

Dining Room

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 2012-02-03.

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Photographs

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Sketch of Proposed Organ Case. Sketch by Richard Morris Harris; image courtesy of the Library of Congress 1895-04-19
Interior and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10
Console. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10
Close-up of Console. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10
Left Drawknobs. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10
Right Drawknobs. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10
Pipe Chamber. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10
Interior and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10
Organ Bench. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2000-05-10

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This organ received OHS Citation number 273, 2001-06-23.


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

Two manuals.

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons.

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