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Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 1265, 1959)

Location:

St. Paul the Apostle Roman Roman Catholic Church
10750 Ohio Avenue
Westwood, CA 90024 US
Organ ID: 21084

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 23, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 50 ranks. 2,995 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 41 stops. 61 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 23, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 41
  • Registers: 61
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • 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 23, 2018.
Database Manager on January 28, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on July 01, 2008:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was installed by Justin Kramer and Associates of Los Angeles. The three Tromba ranks on the Great (16, 8, & 4) are enclosed with the Choir and also playable from that manual. Source: F. Eugene Miller files.

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

Database Manager on November 24, 2005:

Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005.

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 <i>The Diapason</i> November 1960
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-08

Sanctuary interior from floor: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-08

Gallery and organ chamber: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-08

Console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-08

Church exterior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-08

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