The OHS Pipe Organ Database

River Oaks Baptist Church
2300 Willowick
Houston, Texas 77072

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 39646.

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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 22, 2009.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 26 stops. 39 registers. 32 ranks. 1884 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. 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 from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. March 1, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. December 22, 2009)

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Photographs

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Chancel and exposed pipes. Moller promotional photo, collection of Jeff Scofield 1974-09-10

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from factory specs and The American Organist September 1977
         Houston, Texas
         River Oaks Baptist Church
    
         Möller   Op. 10947   1974   3/32
    
         GREAT (3" wind)               POSITIV (3")
      8' Principal 61               8' Holzgedeckt 61
      8' Spitzflöte 61              4' Koppelflöte 61
      4' Octave 61              2 2/3' Rohrnasat 61
      4' Lochgedeckt 61             2' Flachflöte 61
      2' Super Octave 61        1 3/5' Tierce 61
     IV  Fourniture 244             1' Zimbelflöte 61
         Tremolo                       Tremolo
         Unison Off                    Sub
         Super                         Unison Off
                                       Chimes 25 (20 to 44)
         SWELL I (3 3/4")
     16' Rohrbass 61                   PEDAL (3")
      8' Rohrflöte 12              16' Principal 32
      8' Flute Celeste II 110      16' Bourdon 32
      4' Waldflöte 61              16' Rohrbass SWI
      2' Blockflöte 61         10 2/3' Quint 7
      4' Trichterregal 61           8' Octave 12
         Tremolo                    8' Bourdon 5
         Sub                        8' Rohrflöte SWI
         Unison off                 4' Choralbass 32
         Super                      4' Rohrflöte SWI
                                    2' Fifteenth 12
         SWELL II (3 3/4")         VI  Cornet --
      8' Viola Pomposa 61          16' Posaune 32 (L/2)
      8' Viola Celeste 49 tc       16' Contre Trompette SWII
      4' Prestant 61                8' Posaune 12
    III  Plein Jeu 183              4' Clairon SWII
     16' Contre Trompette 61
         (1-18 half-length)
      8' Trompette 12
         Tremolo
         Sub
         Unison Off
         Super
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield December 22, 2009.]