Pipe Organ Database

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Loren Minear (1990-)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co. (1924)

Location:

Cleveland High School
3400 SE 26th Ave.
Portland, OR 97202 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 25395

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 22 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In side 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: 3
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 11, 2012:

Updated through online information from Robert Kingdom. -- The organ has been substantially rebuilt and re-installed. Many pipe ranks have been replaced with better sounding alternatives. The blower has been converted from 15 HP DC motor to a 20 HP AC motor by Bob Otey of Seattle.

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

Database Manager on March 01, 2007:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- 3/9 Kimball originally built in 1924 for the Columbia Theatre in Longview, WA. Installed by Sandy Balcom. 1937, organ moved to Benson High School by Balcom and Vaughan and enlarged to 3/24. 1990-91, relocated to Cleveland with some modifications.

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

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