The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Central Christian Church
Glendale, California

OHS Database ID 23101.

Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 6, 2006.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 11 stops. 17 registers. 11 ranks. 774 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Removed in 1977; incorporated into #689, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Los Angeles, California. (Database Manager. March 6, 2006)

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Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard (1920's); image courtesy of Jim Lewis.

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: from Lynnwood Farnam Collection, via Jonathan Bowen
    Glendale, California
    Central Christian Church
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 527   1925
    2 manuals, 11 stops, 11 ranks   
              GREAT ORGAN
           8' Diapason            73
           8' Clarabella          73
           8' Gedeckt             SW
           8' Salicional          SW
           8' Voix Celeste        SW
           4' Octave              73
           4' Flute               SW
           8' Cornopean           SW
              SWELL ORGAN
           8' Diapason            73
           8' Gedeckt             73
           8' Salicional          73
           8' Voix Celeste        73
           8' Dulciana            73
           4' Flute Triangulaire  73
           8' Cornopean           73
              PEDAL ORGAN
          16' Bourdon             32
           8' Gedeckt             12
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2018-04-24]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: from Lynnwood Farnam Collection, via Jonathan Bowen Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.