Balcom and Vaughan Pipe Organs, Inc. (Opus 843, 1979)

Location:

Beacon Hill Presbyterian
1625 S. Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108 US
Organ ID: 23837

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, but not in use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 8 ranks. 536 pipes. 1 divisions. 2 manuals. 6 stops. 25 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 1
  • Stops: 6
  • Registers: 25
  • 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: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 05, 2011:

Updated through online information from Rene A. Marceau. -- The organ was sold to Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Marceau Pipe Organ Builders will remove the organ and install it into the Music Annex building on campus. Tonal additions (6 ranks) are planned for installation in summer, 2011. No mechanical changes are anticipated at this time.

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

Database Manager on May 02, 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 April 20, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The church closed ca. 2001. The Seattle Presbytery has its offices there, and the facility is being used by several other ethnic denominations, but organ not being used. Its subsequent fate is not known.

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

Database Manager on June 12, 2006:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner.

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 August 14, 1991
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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