Pipe Organ Database

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Unknown Builder (1750ca.)

Location:

University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720 US
Herz Hall
Organ ID: 4608

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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
  • 4 ranks. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 4 stops. 4 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: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 4
  • Manual Compass: 49
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 21, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Builder's Nameplate: Unknown German

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Built for Burg Lauenstein. Brought to USA in 1928 by Robert Heilbuth of San Francisco. Purchased by University in 1957. Pipes are at least 100 years older than the case. Meantone temperament. A-494. Metal pipes rebuilt by J?rgen Ahrend in 1976. Restored by Greg Harrold in 1979 as his Op.2

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

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