Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (1907)

Location:

Central Christian Church
35 N. Marengo Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101 US
Organ ID: 58603

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Disciples of Christ / Christian Church
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Pneumatic
  • 14 ranks. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 15 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 15
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 05, 2017:

Updated by Jim Lewis, 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 June 20, 2016:

Ken Simpson of Los Angeles built a new organ in the 1970s, using pipework from the Harris organ; this new organ was dedicated in 1976.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The King of Instruments in the Crown City 1888-2000</i> by James Lewis (The Ascensius Press: 2010)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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