Our Lady of Sorrows R.C. Church, Las Vegas, NM

Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1885)

The Organ Historical Society records that this organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.  It has never been renovated or rebuilt, and has probably been preserved intact by the dry air of New Mexico.  The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
Two manuals. 3 divisions. 25 stops. 27 registers. 28 ranks. 1590 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

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The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.

 

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Stoplist

Kilgen 1885 2/28

GREAT

16′ Dbl Open Diapason
8′ Open Diapason
8′ Dulciana
8′ Viol d’Gamba
8′ Melodia
4′ Octave
4′ Flute d’Amour
3′ Twelfth
III  Mixture
8′ Trumpet

SWELL

16′ Bourdon Bass
16′ Bourdon
8′ Open Diapason
8′ Stopped Diapason
8′ Viola
8′ Quintadena
4′ Viola
4′ Flute Traverso
2′ Flautina
III Cornet
8′ Cornopean
8′ Bassoon
8′ Oboe

PEDAL

16′ Grand Dbl Open Diapason
16′ Bourdon
8′ Violoncello

MANUAL COUPLER: Swell to Great
PEDAL COUPLERS: Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal
Vox Menualo
4 pneumatic pistons
GREAT F F P P
SWELL F F P P
REVERSIBLES: Great to Pedal coupler
Tremolo to Swell couplers
Balance Swell Pedal
Motor Pedal

Pneumatic lever is used on key action, making the thread as light as a piano

[Received from Noel Channon February 12, 2016]