Pipe Organ Database

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Richard F. Muench (1997)

Location:

Oneonta Congregational Church
1515 S. Garfield Ave.
South Pasadena, CA 91030 US
Organ ID: 56569

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been altered 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 55 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Exposed pipes visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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 on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 09, 2017:

Updated by Les Deutsch, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on September 01, 2015:

This is a rebuild of an existing organ. Identified by Michael Williamson, based on personal knowledge of the organ.

Organ contains materials from several builders; including Kimball, Schantz, Pipe Organs Inc., and Muench. Console was renovated by Wes Velkov in 1990.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Open In New Tab Original document from . Originally published 2017-07-04
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Les Deutsch. Taken on 2017-07-02

Great pipes: Photograph by Les Deutsch. Taken on 2017-07-02

Sanctuary: Photograph by Les Deutsch. Taken on 2017-07-02

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