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Bond Organ Builders, Inc. (2019)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 2140, 1952)

Location:

St. Joseph R.C. Church
721 Chemeketa St. NE
Salem, OR 97301 US
Organ ID: 62827

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 47 ranks. 2,896 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 41 stops. 47 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 41
  • Registers: 47
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Database Manager on July 13, 2018:

Originally built in 1952 for Eastvold Auditorium of Pacific Lutheran University, Parkland, Washington. Updated by unknown builder in 1976. Organ removed due to renovation of auditorium. Being rebuilt by Bond Organ Builders, Inc. for 2019 installation in St. Joseph R.C. Church, Salem, Oregon.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on July 10, 2018:

Identified through online information from Joe O'Donnell. -- Updated by Joe O'Donnell, the builder. Swell and Choir have 68-note chests. Rebuilding in progress - installation to be completed by June 2019. The Swell and Choir will go in prepared chambers behind the choir loft; the Choir will be placed on the original Great pitman chests. The Great and Pedal will be be on new chests behind painted display pipes. The Great windchest will be electric slider.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

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