The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: Keith S. Toth
125 South Colonial Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23221

Loft overlooking main living space

OHS Database ID 10179.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 15, 2017.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 8 stops. 8 registers. 8 ranks. 371 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. No combination action. Flat radiating pedalboard. Hitchdown couplers.


  • Identified through information from Keith S. Toth. -- This was the last organ to be designed by the late organbuilder Guy Thérien (1947-2001). All pipework was built before M. Thérien's untimely death. The organ was finished and installed by his firm under the direction of Jacques L'Italien and Alain Guilbault. Messrs. L'Italien and Guilbault voiced the organ in its original New York City apartment location. (Steven E. Lawson. May 23, 2017)
  • Updated by Keith S. Toth.
    Les Ateliers Bellavance moved this from New York City to a newly constructed private residence in the Carytown/Museum District section of Richmond, Virginia during May 2017. The organ is unaltered and in excellent condition. It is used regularly. (Database Manager. July 15, 2017)

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Organ Case. Photograph by Jean-Félix Bellavance/Les Ateliers Bellavance 2017-09-14
Organ Case in Loft. Photograph by Jean-Félix Bellavance/Les Ateliers Bellavance 2017-09-14
Organ Case in Loft. Photograph by Jean-Félix Bellavance/Les Ateliers Bellavance 2017-09-00

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