Attached console of the suspended type is built into the organ case. Manual
keyboards are of
cow bone and ebony. The pedal keyboard is of maple wood with walnut sharp
conforms to measurements of the American Institute of Organbuilders. All
key action is
mechanical. Suspended action with automatic compensation for variation
in temperature and
humidity are employed for the key action. A balanced swell expression pedal
and music light
are provided. Drawknobs are of turned Gaboon ebony. A solid state, capture
action is provided with thirty-two levels of memory. Sforzando and Great
to Pedal pistons and
toe studs (reversible) are also provided. There are eight general pistons
and three divisional
pistons/toe studs for the combination action.
Windchests are of the slider and pallet type. The stop and coupler action
are controlled by
electric solenoids with solid state controls.
A new high speed organ blower is located within the organ case. A special
which houses the blower ensures quiet operation. A single bellows provides
a sufficient yet
slightly flexible supply of wind.
New pipework was fabricated by Aug. Laukhuff GmbH (Germany) and Russell and
to specifications developed to provide the proper tonal characteristics in
consideration of the
acoustics of the church.
The scaling, voicing, tonal finishing were carried out in the best traditions
of European and
American organ building. Historical traditions of both organ performance
and design, as well
as choral accompaniment will be the prime considerations in the scaling,
voicing and tonal
finishing of the instrument. The organ will be tonally finished only in its
final location to ensure
an ideal balance of the tonal resources with the acoustics of the room.
The organ is housed in and behind a free standing case of red oak in traditional
frame and panel
style. Fac;ade pipes are of the 8' Principal and 4' Octave stops of polished
zinc, and planed
and polished 28% tin alloy. Hand-carved pipeshades of bass wood adorn
of the case.