Pipe Organ Database

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Bond Organ Builders, Inc. (2016)

Originally Balcom and Vaughan (1943)

Location:

St. Patrick's Catholic Church
1623 NW 19th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 66410

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • 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 October 13, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 11 ranks. 719 pipes. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 11 stops. 34 registers.
All; rear gallery:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In floor-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Balcom and Vaughan
We received the most recent update for this division from Russell Myjak on October 13, 2020.
Main; gallery:
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 11
  • Registers: 34
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: Syndyne
  • 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 Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Russell Myjak on October 13, 2020.
Russell Myjak on October 13, 2020:

This was the installation of a used, upgraded 1939 Wicks console from Trinity Episcopal Church in Bend, Oregon which had been previously upgraded to Syndyne solid state.

We received the most recent update for this note from Russell Myjak on October 13, 2020.
From console: Open In New Tab Each distinct rank is marked with an asterisk * in the stoplist. Those ranks are extended, borrowed, and unified across manuals/pedal. Originally published May, 2016
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Russell Myjak on October 13, 2020.

Instrument Images:

View of console and shutters; pipes are all enclosed behind the shutters.: Photograph by Russell Myjak. Taken on 2020-08-16

Console side view: Photograph by Russell Myjak. Taken on 2020-08-16

Console: Photograph by Russell Myjak. Taken on 2020-08-16

Console: Great stops: Photograph by Russell Myjak. Taken on 2020-08-16

Console: Swell stops: Photograph by Russell Myjak. Taken on 2020-08-16

Console: Pedal stops: Photograph by Russell Myjak. Taken on 2020-08-16

View through the open shutters to see some of the pipes.: Photograph by Russell Myjak. Taken on 2020-08-16

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