Unity Church, Unitarian

732 Holly Avenue
St Paul, MN 55104

Builder: Noack Organ Co, Opus 19 (1965)
Manuals: 3
Ranks: 44
Stops: 31
Action: Mechanical

Notes: Installed in new building after fire destroyed earlier building that contained E. M. Skinner Opus 490 (1924) in 1963. Skylight in chancel is a result of rebuilding after the fire.
-- Noack's first large contract, and certainly one of the largest American-built tracker organs of the time.
-- Collapsed toe repairs, 2016 by Grandall & Engen and the Noack Organ Company. Further pipe repair and restoration planned for 2017/2018.
--Information from the Noack contract, David Engen.
Last Update: 4/2009


GREAT
16' Quintadena 56 pipes, 52% tin
8' Principal 56 pipes, 95% tin (front)
8' Spielfloete 56 pipes, 30% tin
4' Octave 56 pipes, 52% tin
2' Nachthorn 56 pipes, 30% tin
1.1/3' Mixture IV-VI 306 pipes, 52% tin
8' Trumpet 56 pipes, 52% tin

CHOIR (on rail)
8' Gedackt 56 pipes, 30% tin
4' Open Flute 56 pipes, 95% tin (front)
2' Principal 56 pipes, 52% tin
1.1/3' Larigot 56 pipes, 30% tin
1/3' Cymbel III 168 pipes, 52% tin
8' Krummhorn 56 pipes, brass


SWELL
8' Chimney Flute 56 pipe, 30% tin
8' Viola 56 pipes, 52% tin
8' Vox Celeste (TC) 44 pipes, 52% tin
4' Principal 56 pipes, 52% tin
4' Koppelfloete 56 pipes, 52% tin
2' Flachfloete 56 pipes, 30% tin
2.2/3' Sesquialtera II (TC) 88 pipes, 52% tin
1.1/3' Mixture III 168 pipes, 52% tin
16' Bassoon 56 pipes, 30% tin
8' Schalmey 56 pipes, 52% tin

PEDAL
16' Principal 32 pipes, front pipes 95% tin, inside pipes 52% tin
16' Bourdon 32 pipes 30% tin
8' Octave 32 pipes, 52% tin
8' Stopped Diapason 32 pipes, 30% tin
4' Superoctave 32 pipes, 52% tin
2' Mixture IV 128 pipes, 52% tin
16' Trombone 32 pipes, 52% tin
8' Trumpet 32 pipes2% tin
CASEWORK: The organ case shall be made according to the suggestions of the Church's architect. However, final word shall be granted to the Builder, in all questions regarding the design and construction of the organ. The case shall be made from rift sawn oak or other hardwood of equal or better qualities. If cherry wood is desired by Owner, extra cost of obtaining same in excess of cost of oak will be negotiated in writing. The Great division is to be placed in the upper center of the main case, the Swell below the Great, the Pedal on both sides of the two divisions. The Choir is to be notched into the gallery rail in separate case. The organblower might be installed in a separate box, made in a similar style and finish to the other organ parts, to be located close to the main case.

Total cost: $51,770.00