Pipe Organ Database

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W.B.D. Simmons & Co. (1867)

Location:

Kawaiaha'o Church
Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813 US
Organ ID: 24413

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • 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: Slider
  • 2 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Trigger/hitch-down swell.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 28, 2006:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Paid for with $1,500.00 in gold. 3-sectional case with façade pipes in Romanesque arches. The finish appears to be faux-grained.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Church Interior and Organ Case (at the time of Princess Kaiulanis' funeral): Unknown Photographer; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1889-01-24

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