The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Covenant Presbyterian Church
Long Beach, California

OHS Database ID 35791.


Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 8, 2011.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 60 stops. 45 registers. 58 ranks. 3350 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 with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled 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. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

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:
    Pedal reed unit for Opus 1458. (Database Manager. July 3, 2008)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- In 1994, the organ was restored by D. H. Cable; the console was rebuilt by Turner, retaining the shell, keyboards, music desk and bench; five digital stops were added. (Database Manager. July 11, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Peter Bates. (Database Manager. October 8, 2011)

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