The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Pomona College
Claremont, California

Mabel Shaw Bridges Hall of Music

OHS Database ID 23902.

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 August 30, 2006.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 48 stops. 57 registers. 66 ranks. 3519 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.


  • Identified through online information from Charles Eberline. -- I attended a recital played on this organ in 2003, at which I obtained a copy of the program booklet for the dedication of the organ on October 12, 2002. This booklet is the source of the information. (Database Manager. August 30, 2006)

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Organ Case. Photograph by Dr. John Spencer Baskin 2019-06-07

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  • From C.B. Fisk website
    Bridges Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
    2001 C.B. Fisk, Inc. Opus 117
    Great (Manual I):
    16' Prestant
    8' Octave
    8' Violoncelle
    8' Spillpfeife
    8' Flute harmonique
    4' Octave
    4' Open Flute
    2 2/3' Quinte
    2' Superoctave
    1 3/5' Terz
    II-VI Progressive Mixture
    VI Full Mixture
    8' Trompette
    8' Trommeten
    4' Clarion
    Positive (Manual II):
    8' Principal
    8' Gedackt
    8' Quintadehn
    4' Octave
    4' Rohrflote
    2 2/3' Nasard
    2' Doublette
    2' Quarte de Nasard
    1 3/5' Tierce
    IV Scharff
    16' Dulcian
    8' Trechterregal
    8' Cromorne
    Swell (Manual III, enclosed):
    16' Bourdon
    8' Diapason
    8' Viole de gambe
    8' Voix celeste
    8' Flute traversiere
    4' Prestant
    4' Flute octaviante
    2 2/3' Quinte
    2' Octavin
    IV Plein jeu
    16' Bombarde
    8' Trompette
    8' Hautbois
    8' Voix humaine
    Pedal (32 notes):
    32' Bourdon
    16' Contrebasse
    16' Prestant (Great)
    16' Bourdon (Swell)
    8' Octave
    8' Flute (Contrebasse)
    8' Violoncelle (Great)
    8' Spillpfeife (Great)
    4' Octave
    IV Mixture
    32' Contra Posaune
    16' Posaune (32')
    8' Trompette (Great)
    8' Trommeten (Great)
    4' Clarion (Great)
    [Received from Connor Annable 2011-08-10.]
  • Click Here From C.B. Fisk website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.