Pipe Organ Database

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Kenneth Coulter (Opus 3, 1978)

Location:

Ascension Episcopal Church
1823 SW Spring Street
Portland, OR 97201 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 6144

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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
  • 7 ranks. 367 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 10 stops. 5 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a floor-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 10
  • Registers: 5
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • 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 March 05, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is at the back of the chapel on the right wall (when facing rear) adjacent to the entry. The facade is 3-sectional containing 18 pipes arranged: 6-6-6. There are no independent pedal registers and the manual is permamently coupled to the pedals. All stops are divided into bass (25) and treble (31) with the dividing point between middle c/c#. Stoplist: 8 - 4 - 4 - 2 - II-III. The organ was dedicated on September 29, 1978.

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 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Modified Kirnberger temperament.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from PortlandORgans.com (now inoperative)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2007-03-13

Keydesk: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1990-03-28

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