M. P. Rathke Opus 8 and Opus 12
M. P. Rathke, Inc., Opus 8 was built for Newtown United Methodist Church, Cincinnati, Ohio. The video features the Bennett Trumpet Voluntary from the dedication recital by Thomas Miles. Opus 8 was featured on the cover of the February 2017 issue of The Diapason.
The firm’s Opus 12 is featured on the cover of the December 2022 issue of The Diapason, built for Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage, Missouri.
The organ comprises 24 stops, 21 ranks, 1,182 pipes on two manuals and pedal. Direct mechanical key action, apart from certain large bass pipes; electric stop action with solid-state combination action.
For information: www.rathkepipeorgans.com