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Wahl Organbuilders (2019)

Originally Wahl Organbuilders (2005)

Location:

University of Houston
3333 Cullen Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004 US
Moores School of Music, Room 244
Organ ID: 66039

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered 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 August 10, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 6 ranks. 320 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 6 stops. 6 registers.
Manual I:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Wahl Organbuilders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 09, 2020.

Manual II:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Wahl Organbuilders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 09, 2020.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Wahl Organbuilders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 09, 2020.
Main:
  • Built by Wahl Organbuilders
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 6
  • Registers: 6
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on August 10, 2020.
Jim Stettner on August 10, 2020:

This organ was originally built for the Ann Arbor, Michigan residence of Robert Ferrell. When the organ was relocated to the University of Houston in 2019, the original Manual II 2' [tapered] Flute was replaced with a 4' Lieblich.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on August 10, 2020.
Taken from keydesk: Open In New Tab Originally published August 2020
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Daryl Robinson on August 06, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case and keydesk: Photograph by Daryl Robinson. Taken approx. July 2019

Wahl organ, Manual II and Pedal drawknobs. : Photograph by Daryl Robinson. Taken approx. July 2019

Wahl organ, Manual I drawknobs: Photograph by Daryl Robinson. Taken approx. July 2019

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