Pipe Organ Database

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Balcom and Vaughan Pipe Organs, Inc. (Opus 861, 1984)

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 8315, 1952)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
11 N. Chelan
Wenatchee, WA 98801 US
Organ ID: 24968

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 20 ranks. 1,180 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 17 stops. 30 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) 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: 3
  • Stops: 17
  • Registers: 30
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 28, 2006:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- New exposed Great Principal chorus of 8, 4, 2, III-IV. Original console retained and upgraded to solid state. New Swell pipework as well. Congregation sold their building to a school and has built a new edifice on the west edge of town closer to the mountains. A new Baldwin was purchased with the intent of combining the pipe organ with it in the future.

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 November 15, 1991
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Great Principal Pipe Display and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1991-11-15

Console: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1991-11-15

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