Pipe Organ Database

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Rieger Orgelbau (1980)

Location:

Pacific Union College
Angwin, CA 94508 US
Church
Organ ID: 3387

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered 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 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 85 ranks. 4,745 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 59 stops.
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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 59
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • 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
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 03, 2016:

Updated through online information from Philip Brown.

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

Database Manager on April 06, 2012:

Updated through online information from Benn Gibson.

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

Database Manager on March 13, 2012:

Updated through online information from Michael Maiden.

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

Database Manager on May 04, 2010:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Organ case roughly 16 meters high. Order of divisions from top downward is: Récit, Grande Orgue, Positif, and Echo (in Brustwerk position). Pedal flanking manual divisions on either side. Récit and Echo expressive.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1981

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Largest tracker in Central Pacific area. Stoplist in Richmond. Built as III-69r (59st) in 1981 with 4th manual (Brustwerk), Gt. 16 reed and Pedal 32' extensions prepared for. Completed as IV-85 ranks in 1984. [Tikker has complete mixture compositions];

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from builder's web site
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chapel interior and organ case: Photograph by Dr. James Mercer. Taken on 1984-09-10

Organ case and en chamade: Photograph by Dr. James Mercer. Taken on 1984-09-10

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