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Newton Pipe Organ Services (1981)

Originally Murray M. Harris (Organ Co.) (1906)

Location:

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
582 Hope Street
Mountain View, CA 94041 US
Organ ID: 36792

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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 September 23, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 29 ranks. 1,733 pipes. 3 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 stops. 38 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on September 23, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 38
  • Registers: 38
  • 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: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb 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 September 23, 2019.
Database Manager on September 23, 2019:

Updated by Denis Daoust, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 24, 2019.

Database Manager on July 18, 2015:

Updated through online information from Denis D'Aoust.

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

Database Manager on January 09, 2009:

Identified through on-line information from Monty Bennett:-- Rebuild of existing Murray M. Harris organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from console photos taken June 15, 2015
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Denis D'Aoust. Taken on 2015-06-15

Pedal and Swell Drawknobs: Photograph by Denis Daoust. Taken on 2015-06-15

Great and Choir Drawknobs: Photograph by Denis Daoust. Taken on 2015-06-15

Great Pipe Display: Photograph by Denis Daoust. Taken on 2015-06-15

Console: Photograph by Denis Daoust. Taken on 2015-06-15

Rear Choir Loft, Pipe Display, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Denis Daoust. Taken on 2015-06-15

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