Pipe Organ Database

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Pels

Location:

First Christian Reformed Church / First United Reformed Church
6159 Riverside Drive
Chino, CA 91710 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 51161

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • The organ has been altered with the introduction of a digital/computer memory system.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on October 24, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 24 ranks. 1,314 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 stops. 19 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman 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 October 24, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 16
  • Registers: 19
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on October 24, 2019.
Database Manager on October 24, 2019:

Updated by Kevin Cartwright, who maintains the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 25, 2019.

Database Manager on April 03, 2013:

The organ is identified by information by a 1987 recording of organ and piano duets called "Within Thy Temple." At some point the congregation left the Christian Reformed denomination and joined the United Reformed Church denomination.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console by very vivid memory of having played the organ from childhood into adulthood
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Kevin Cartwright. Taken on 2019-09-10

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