Pipe Organ Database

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Rosales Organ Builders, Inc. (1981)

Originally E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 491, 1869)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
1945 Sampson Street
Marysville, CA 95901 US
Organ ID: 6659

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on November 28, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 23 ranks. 2 manuals. 19 stops. 20 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on November 28, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 20
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on November 28, 2018.
Database Manager on November 28, 2018:

Updated by Rick Becton, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuild of E. & G.G. Hook, Op. 491 (1869) that had been electrified in the 1920s by the Toutijian Brothers. The organ was moved to the present building in 1950-51 by John Swinford. Felix F. Schoenstein and Sons made additions in 1960.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

On June 14, 1981, the rebuilt organ was played for the first time at a worship service. In July 1981, Swiss organist Guy Bovet played the first recital on it. Subsequent recitals were played by Dr. David Rothe, Philip Manwell, and Harald Vogel.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Tracker</i>, Vol. 27, No. 1 (Fall 1982)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
  • Introduction &amp; Passacaglia - Piece by Josef Rheinberger. Performed by Bruce Stevens. Produced by The Organ Historical Society in 1988 with the title: Historic Organs of San Francisco: Twenty Historic Pipe Organs
  • 'Herslich Tut Mich Verlangen' - Piece by Joannes Brahms. Performed by David Rothe. Produced by The Organ Historical Society in 1988 with the title: Historic Organs of San Francisco: Twenty Historic Pipe Organs

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph in the OHS Library and Archives collection; image courtesy of Bynum Petty.

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