Status and Condition
The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 6, 2011.
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Slider chests with direct-electric pull-downs (externally mounted).
Four manuals. 6 divisions.
Manual compass is 61 notes.
Pedal compass is 32 notes.
The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed.
Traditional style console.
The console is movable.
Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement.
Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.
Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston.
Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud.
Combination action thumb pistons.
Coupler reversible toe studs.
- Information provided by John Panning, Dobson Pipe Organs, Ltd. (James Cook. May 3, 2005)
- Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Identified through information on both the builder's and the church's web sites: Six divisions: Great, Swell, Positive, Solo, Fanfare, and Pedal. Pedal has only three independent, unified registers: 32' Contra Bourdon, 16' Open Diapason, and 32' Contra Trombone - all else borrowed. Fanfare has three independent en-chamade registers playing as 5 speaking stops: 16'/8', 8', and 4'/8'. Sub and Super intra-manual couplers to Swell, Solo, and Positive, but no Unisons Off. Only unison couplers between divisions. Solo and Pedal divisions are on non-slider E-P action. Bass CCCC of Pedal 32' Principal shipped in two pieces, and joined on-site. The "case" is of cherry. Organ weighs 42 tons. 3 blowers providing 27 h.p. Wind pressures range from 5" to 20". Cathedral and organ blessed on Sat., May 3, 2003 at 5:30 p.m. Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop of Los Angeles, presiding. Following a service of Evening Prayer, an organ recital was given by Cathedral Organist, Samuel S. Soria. (Database Manager. July 9, 2007)
- Updated through on-line information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. February 6, 2011)
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