Bethany Lutheran Church

Crystal Lake, Illinois

The Hauptwerk and Schwellwerk are both on the impost level, HW in front, SW in back. This permits full-length basses in all open 8’ stops and a highly effective swellbox with large shutters.

Organ dimensions – 19ft h x 11ft w x 5ft d + pedal behind

The inaugural recital was played in January 2003 by David Schrader who also served as consultant to Bethany’s organ search committee.

Tremulant, Zimbelstern Couplers II/I, I/P, II/P
Mechanical key action (suspended) and stop action, compass 56/30

Case in traditional mortise-and-tenoned, frame-and-panel construction, of solid white oak with natural oil finish.

Both manuals at impost level over full width of main case, Hauptwerk in front, Schwellwerk behind, permitting full-length basses for open 8′ stops and large shutters for Schwellwerk. Pedal division behind main case.

Dimensions: Main case, footprint 6ft w x 5ft d, upper case 11ft w; height 18ft. Pedal (behind) 10ft w x 3 1/2ft d.

Hauptwerk

Praestant
Gedackt
Oktave
Spitzflöte
Quinte
Oktave
Terz
Mixtur
Trompete


8′
8′
4′
4′
2 2/3′
2′
1 3/5′
IV-VI
8′


Schwellwerk

Rohrflöte
Viola da Gamba
Céleste
Traversflöte
Feldpfeife
Cornet
Oboe


8′
8′
8′
4′
2′
II
8′


Pedal

Subbass
Oktavbass
Gedacktbass
Choralbass
Posaunenbass


16′
8′
8′
4′
16′