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Scottish Rite Temple / Tacoma Bible Presbyterian Church
5 South G Street
Tacoma, Washington 98405

OHS Database ID 37973.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 23, 2008.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) unit chests.

Three manuals. 3 divisions. 20 stops. 48 registers. 20 ranks. 1560 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- I examined the extant organ July 24, 1990. (Database Manager. December 23, 2008)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Console. Photo by James R. Stettner 1990-07-24
Manuals and stops. Photo by James R. Stettner 1990-07-24
Great Pipework. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1990-07-24
Choir Pipework. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1990-07-24
Rear Swell Chest. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1990-07-24
Front Swell Chest. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1990-07-24
Swell Vox Humana and Offsets. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1990-07-24
Harp in Great/Choir Chamber. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1990-07-24

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Stoplist

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  • Type specification. Source: James R. Stettner
    Tacoma, Washington
    Scottish Rite Temple
    
    W. W. Kimball Co.   K.P.O. 6634   ca.1922   3 manuals, 48 registers, 20 stops, 20 ranks
    _______________________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN (enc. with Choir)                SWELL ORGAN
         16' Contra Clarabella (Ch.)  --              16' Bourdon                  97
          8' Diapason Phonon          73               8' Open Diapason            73
          8' Tibia Clausa             73               8' Rohr Flute    (fr. Bdn.) --
          8' Claribel Flute (Ch.)     --               8' Viole d'Orchestre        73
          8' Viola                    85               8' Viole Celeste (sharp)    73
          8' Gemshorn                 73               8' Viole Celeste (flat)     73
          4' Wald Floete (Ch.)        --               8' Salicional               73
          4' Octave Viola (fr. 8')    --               8' Aeoline                  73
      2 2/3' Twelfth (Ch.)            --               4' Flute d'Amour (fr. Bdn.) --
          2' Fifteenth (fr. Vla)      --           2 2/3' Nasard        (fr. Bdn.) --
          8' Tuba                     73               2' Flautina      (fr. Bdn.) --
          4' Clarion (fr. Tuba)       --           1 3/5' Tierce        (fr. Bdn.) --
             Tremolo                                  16' Vox Humana (TC)          --
             Chimes         [Deagan]  20 tubes         8' Trumpet                  73
          4' Harp (TC)      [Deagan]  49 bars          8' Oboe                     73
             Great Sub 16'                             8' Orchestral Oboe (Syn.)   --
             Great Unison Off                          8' Vox Humana               73
             Great Super 4'                            4' Vox Humana (fr. 8')      --
             3 blank stop tablets                         Tremolo
                                                          Vox Vibrato
             CHOIR ORGAN                                  Swell Sub 16'
         16' Contra Viola (GT, TC)    --                  Swell Unison Off
          8' English Diapason         73                  Swell Super 4'
          8' Claribel Flute           85                  3 blank stop tablets
          8' Viola (Gt.)              --
          8' Dulciana                 73                  PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Unda Maris (TC)          61              32' Acoustic Bass            --
          4' Wald Floete (fr. Cl.Fl.) --              16' Diapason (ext. Gt.)      12
          2' Piccolo (fr. Cl.Fl.)     --              16' Contra Tibia Clausa (Gt.)12
          8' Clarinet                 73              16' Contra Clarabella (Ch.)  12
             Tremolo                                  16' Contra Viole (Sw.)       12
             Choir Sub 16'                            16' Lieblich Gedeckt (Sw.)   --
             Choir Unison Off                          8' Flute (Gt. Tibia)        --
             Choir Super 4'                            8' Viola (Gt.)              --
             3 blank stop tablets                     16' Tuba Profunda (Gt.)      12
                                                          Chimes (Gt.)             --
                                                          3 blank stop tablets
    
             COMBINATIONS                                 COUPLERS
             Swell    1-7, Cancel  (thumb)                Swell to Pedal      8  4
             Great    1-7, Cancel  (thumb)                Great to Pedal      8
             Choir    1-7, Cancel  (thumb)                Choir to Pedal      8  4
             Pedal    1-5          (toe)                  Swell to Great  16  8  4
                                                          Choir to Great  16  8  4
             FOOT LEVERS (hitch-down)                     Swell to Choir  16  8  4
             Chimes Soft
             Chimes Sustaining                            EXPRESSION
             Sforzando                                    Balanced Swell Pedal
             Harp Sustaining                              Balanced Gt/Ch Pedal
                                                          Crescendo
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-02-16]
    
    
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