Richard Houghten (2012)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 976, 1938)

Location:

Christ Church Cathedral, Episcopal
1117 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002 US
Nave
Organ ID: 65495

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • 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 Jim Stettner on October 30, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable, Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 97 ranks. 7 divisions. 4 manuals.
Great:
  • Built by Richard Houghton
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Built by Richard Houghton
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2021.

Choir (Expressive):
  • Built by Richard Houghton
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2021.

Positiv:
  • Built by Richard Houghton
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2021.

Solo:
  • Built by Richard Houghton
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2021.

Antiphonal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Built by Richard Houghton
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2021.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • 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: 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 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 Jim Stettner on October 30, 2021.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Grass, submitted by Daryl Robinson. Taken approx. 2012

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