The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Cathedral of Christ the Light, R.C.
2121 Harrison Street
Oakland, California 94610

OHS Database ID 46552.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 12, 2016.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Four manuals. 7 divisions. 94 stops. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Non-traditional style console. 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. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Stephen Hall. (Database Manager. March 8, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Richard Anderson. (Database Manager. November 20, 2014)
  • Updated through online information from Andrew Larson.
    The Great, Swell, Bombarde, Solo and Pedal are distributed between the two pedestals at the front of the nave/choir area. The Choir and Echo Choir are located in a separate chamber below the left pedestal (looking towards the front). (Database Manager. June 12, 2016)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • [Composite: several authors]. "Cover Feature: Letourneau Pipe Organs, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada; Opus 118 (2010); The Cathedral of Christ the Light," The Diapason (Vol. 103, No. 7 [July 2012]). [Dr. Rudy Vos, Andrew Forrest, Ferdinand Letourneau, & Dudley Oakes, authors]

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Photographs

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Pipe Displays. Photograph by Richard Anderson 2010-01-03
Left Pipe Display and Trompette en Chamade. Photograph by Richard Anderson 2014-11-05
Cathedral Interior, Altar, and Pipe Displays. Photograph by Richard Anderson 2014-11-05
Cathedral Exterior. Photograph by Richard Anderson 2009-12-09
Console. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-08-14
Console. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-08-14
Organ case. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-08-14
Organ case. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-08-14
Cathedral interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-08-14
Cathedral ceiling. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-08-14

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Stoplist

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  • From Letourneau website
    The Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, CA
    2010 Letourneau Opus 118
    
    Great:
    16' Double Diapason
    8' First Diapason
    8' Second Diapason
    8' Harmonic Flute
    8' Salicional
    8' Chimney Flute
    4' Principal
    4' Open Flute
    2' Fifteenth
    2-2/3' Mixture IV-V
    1' Sharp Mixture III
    2-2/3' Cornet III
    8' Trumpet
    8' Trompeta de luz
    Tremulant
    
    Swell:
    16' Gamba
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Gamba
    8' Voix Celeste
    8' Bourdon
    4' Principal
    4' Spire Flute
    2-2/3' Nazard
    2' Flageolet
    1-3/5' Tierce
    2' Mixture V
    16' Double Trumpet
    8' Trumpet
    8' Hautboy
    4' Clarion
    Tremulant
    
    Bombarde:
    16' Double Diapason
    8' Open Diapason
    5-1/3' Quint
    4' Principal
    2-2/3' Full Mixture V-VII
    16' Bombarde
    8' Trompette
    4' Clarion
    8' Trompeta de luz
    
    Solo:
    8' Doppel Flute
    8' Viole d'Orchestre
    8' Viole Celeste
    8' Clarinet
    8' English Horn
    8' Tuba
    8' Trompeta de luz
    Tremulant
    
    Choir:
    16' Violonbass
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Violoncello
    8' Cello Celeste
    8' Spindle Flute
    4' Principal
    2' Fifteenth
    1-1/3' Mixture IV-V
    16' Fagotto
    8' Trumpet
    4' Clarion
    Tremulant
    
    Echo Choir:
    16' Lieblich Gedackt
    8' Principal
    8' Chimney Flute
    8' Dolce Flute
    8' Flute Celeste
    4' Traverse Flute
    2' Piccolo
    1-1/3' Larigot
    8' Oboe
    8' Vox Humana
    Tremulant
    
    Pedal:
    32' Contra Bourdon
    16' Open Wood
    16' Double Diapason
    16' Bourdon
    16' Subbass
    16' Violonbass
    16' Gamba
    16' Lieblich Gedackt
    10-2/3' Quint
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Bourdon
    8' Violoncello
    8' Gamba
    8' Lieblich Gedackt
    5-1/3' Quint
    4' Principal
    4' Nachthorn
    2' Open Flute
    2-2/3' Mixture V
    32' Contra Trombone
    16' Bombarde
    16' Trombone
    16' Fagotto
    8' Trompette
    8' Fagotto
    4' Clarion
    4' Schalmey
    8' Trompeta de luz
    Tremulant
    
     [Received from Connor Annable 2011-07-26.]
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