Pipe Organ Database

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Emil Hammer (1972)

Location:

University of Houston
4800 Calhoun
Houston, TX 77007 US
Organ ID: 4352

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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
  • 5 ranks. 244 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 5 stops. 5 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 5
  • Registers: 5
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 22, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- This is one of four instruments produced during the Hammer-Reuter Association. The Manual II 8' Spitz Gedackt borrows notes 1-12 from the Manual I 8' Gedackt. Manual I 4' Principal is en facade. Pedal 16' is a Dulcian (reed).

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

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