The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Stanford University, Memorial Church
Palo Alto, California

OHS Database ID 47516.

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 25, 2014.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 1 divisions. 5 stops. 5 ranks. 200 pipes.

This is a portable instrument and can be moved in its entirety.


  • Identified through information in The Diapason -- Tudor-style organ; tuned in Pythagorean temperament. Oak case, hand-carved linen fold panels, and fa├žade pipes gilded and en grisaille. (James Cook. January 18, 2011)
  • Updated through online information from Michael K. Loukides. -- Information from the Memorial Church Organs page
    Based on an English organ from the Tudor period. Wind provided by bellows (no blower). (Database Manager. August 25, 2014)

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  • Stoplist from Stanford University Dep't of Religious Life web site
    Stanford, California
    Stanford University
    One manual, 40 notes. 
    Compass: Low F to high A (missing upper G#).  
    Principal is permanently on.  
    Pythagorean tuning.  
    Tuned a fifth above modern concert pitch. 
     [Received from Michael K. Loukides 2014-08-12.]