Glen Douglas (2010)

Location:

Residence: Glen Douglas
Houston, TX US
Organ ID: 55308

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • 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: Direct electric
  • 110 ranks. 8 divisions. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Direct electric chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) 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: 8
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Push-button stop controls/Luminous pistons
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 17, 2015:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- There are two consoles: a four manual traditional-style console with push buttons in angled jambs, and a three manual theater style horseshoe console with colored tabs. The theater console only controls the theater voices while the other console controls all of the ranks.

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

Database Manager on June 15, 2015:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Stephen Hall, using information from this web site: http://www.chron.com/life/gray/article/Gray-His-own-private-pipe-organ-3738317.php#photo-3242786.
Dr. Douglas started with a small instrument he completed in 1976 and has been steadily enlarging it until he completed its present form in 2010.

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

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