OHS Database ID 18476.
This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 22, 2016.
Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.
Two manuals. 3 divisions. 10 ranks. 701 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.
The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, right.
Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.
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|Interior of Bird Studio, Chamber Grillework, and Console. (ca. 1950's) Photograph from Occidental College Archives; image courtesy of Edmond Johnson|
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Los Angeles, California Occidental College Bird Studio, Booth Hall Hall Organ Company, 1929 GREAT SWELL 8 Diapason 73 pipes 8 Gedeckt (wood) 73 pipes 8 Melodia (wood) 73 pipes 8 Viole d’Orchestre 73 pipes 8 Viole d'Orchestre (Swell) 8 Gemshorn Celeste 73 pipes 8 Gemshorn Celeste (Swell) 8 Aeoline 73 pipes 4 Harmonic Flute (Swell) 4 Harmonic Flute 73 Pipes 8 Oboe 73 Pipes Great Tremelo 8 Vox Humana 73 Pipes Swell to Great Unison Swell to Great Super Swell to Swell Super Swell to Great Sub Swell to Swell Sub Great to Great Super Swell Unison Off Great to Great Sub Great Unison Release PEDAL 16 Bourdon (wood) 32 pipes 16 Lieblich Gedeckt (wood) Ext. of Swell Gedeckt 8 Flute [pipes for this rank not listed in contact; possibly a preparation] Great to Pedal Swell to Pedal Swell to Pedal Octave COMBINATIONS Adjustable, Double-touch pistons. First Touch affects Manual Stops and Couples, Second Touch affects Pedal Stops and Couplers. Five Pistons operating on Swell and Pedal Stops and Couplers. Four Pistons operating on Great and Pedal Stops and Couplers. One General Piston, single touch, operating on the entire organ. PEDAL MOVEMENTS Balanced Swell Expression Pedal Balanced Crescendo Pedal Balanced Great Expression Pedal Great to Pedal Reversible (duplicated by piston) Full Organ Pedal ACCESSORIES Crescendo Indicator Full Organ Indicator [Details above transcribed from original organ contract.] [Received from Edmond Johnson 2016-02-25.]