The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Ursinus College
601 Main St.
Collegeville, Pennsylvania 19426

Bomberger Hall

OHS Database ID 11792.

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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 March 25, 2014.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 49 stops. 72 registers. 62 ranks. 3593 pipes. Manual compass is 610 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 20, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm. (James Cook. December 21, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Scott Crowell. -- 3 electronic 32 foot stops added to the Pedal division by Walker Technical Services of Zionsville, Pennsylvania. In 1986 the Austin Organ was given by Mrs. Lydia Heefner of Perkasie, Pennsylvania in memory of her husband, Russell Heefner. (Database Manager. May 3, 2006)

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Facade. From Ursinus College Website, courtesy of Stephen Emick 2019-08-23
Facade. From Ursinus College website, courtesy of Stephen Emick 2019-08-23

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason November 1988
         Collegeville, Pennsylvania
         Ursinus College
         Bomberger Hall
    
         Austin   Op. 2704   1986   3/62
         __________________________________________________________
    
         GRAND ORGUE                        RÉCIT
     16' Montre                         16' Bourdon doux         12
      8' Principal                       8' Montre
      8' Flûte harmonique                8' Flûte à cheminée     
      8' Bourdon                         8' Viole de gambe
      8' Gemshorn                        8' Viole céleste
      4' Prestant                        8' Flûte dolce
      4' Flûte conique                   8' Flûte céleste
      4' Quintaton                       4' Prestant
      2' Doublette                       4' Flûte de bois
     IV  Fourniture                      2' Flûte à bec
    III  Cymbale                        II  Petite Cornet
      8' Trompette                      IV  Plein Jeu
      8' Trompette-en-Chamade           16' Contre Trompette
         Tremblant                       8' Trompette
         Cloches (in Récit)              8' Hautbois
         Harpte  (in Positif)            8' Voix humaine
                                         4' Clairon
         PÉDALE                             Tremblant
     32' Montre            dg
     32' Subbass           dg               POSITIF (enclosed)
     16' Principal                      16' Flûte conique        12
     16' Montre            GO            8' Bourdon en bois
     16' Subbass                         8' Flûte conique
     16' Gemshorn          12 GO         8' Céleste
     16' Bourdon doux                    4' Prestant
     16' Flûte conique     PO            4' Flûte à fuseau
      8' Prestant                    2 2/3' Nazard
      8' Subbass           12            2' Octavin
      8' Flûte à cheminée  RE        1 3/5' Tierce
      4' Basse de chorale            1 1/3' Larigot
      4' Cor de nuit                   III  Cymbale
      2' Flûte             12           16' Contre Trompette     SW
    III  Fourniture        96            8' Bombarde
     32' Contre Bombarde   12            8' Trompette            RE
     32' Contre Trompette  dg            8' Cromorne
     16' Bombarde          32            8' Hautbois             RE
     16' Trompette         RE            4' Clairon              RE
      8' Bombarde          12            4' Chalumeau à cheminée 
      4' Clairon           RE               Tremblant
      4' Hautbois          RE            8' Trompette-en-chamade GO
      4' Cromorne          PO               Clochette
         Cloches           GO               Harpe
    
        [Received online from Jeff Scofield March 25, 2014]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The Diapason November 1988 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.