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Opus 76

Nov 8, 03:45 am

Opus 76

Redeemer Lutheran Church
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Year of Commission 1986
Relocated in 2010

Built as an Ott rental instrument in 1986, the organ was purchased in 2010 by Redeemer Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The compass of Continuo organ: Manual C, D, D# to d’, 50 notes.

Organ case is in red oak. The keyboard is transposing from 440 to 415 Htz.

The organ case is of baroque design, with solid frame and raised panel construction. The keyboard has granadilla wood for the naturals and white beech wood for the sharps. The key and stop action is mechanical, Sticker action is employed. The domed caps of the Rohrflöte 4’ are soldered permanently to the pipe body. The ears at the mouth are made out of rolled lead sheet metal for tuning. Cone-tuning is employed.

The Regal 8’ pipes are built from 75% tin and 25% lead alloy metal. This stop is optional and it can easily be exchanged with the Quinte 1 1/3’. All pipes are fastened with screws to avoid dislodging during transport. The lower case has heavy-duty piano wheels for mobility.

The organ is built in two pieces; the upper case housing the chest, keydesk, pipes and key action, the lower case housing the 115V - 60 Hz blower-motor, bellow and the first five pipes of the Holzgedackt. (Total height 74'', width 38'', depth 28.5''. Height of upper case 48'').

4 stops | 4 ranks
Mechanical action | Continuo