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Balcom and Vaughan Pipe Organs, Inc. (Opus 826, 1977)

Location:

First Church of Christ, Scientist
801 Lake Washington Blvd. NE
Bellevue, WA 98009 US
Organ ID: 19113

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 15 ranks. 951 pipes. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 31 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 31
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 27, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on July 18, 2005:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Electric key action. 951 pipes. Organ built with perflex pouches. Releathered by builder in 1993. Swell Vox Humana rank donated to the church by B & V president, William J. Bunch. Church address: 801 Lake Washington Blvd. NE Bellevue, WA. 98009

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the console April 30, 1993
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Proposal drawing by William J. Bunch, President of Balcom and Vaughan. The completed organ did not feature any exposed pipework.: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2020-12-12

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