The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Christian Reformed Church / First United Reformed Church
6159 Riverside Drive
Chino, California 91710

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 51116.

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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 October 24, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 16 stops. 19 registers. 24 ranks. 1314 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, right.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.

Notes

  • The organ is identified by information by a 1987 recording of organ and piano duets called "Within Thy Temple." At some point the congregation left the Christian Reformed denomination and joined the United Reformed Church denomination. (Chad Boorsma. April 3, 2013)
  • Updated by Kevin Cartwright, who maintains the organ.

    (Thurlow Weed. October 24, 2019)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Kevin Cartwright 2019-09-10

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist taken from the console by very vivid memory of having played the organ from childhood into adulthood
    Pedal, 32 notes, 6 ranks, 3 stops, 6 registers, 228 pipes
    Principal 16 32 pipes
    Quintadena 16 32 pipes
    Octave 8 12 pipes
    Quintade 8 12 pipes
    Choral Bass 4 12 pipes
    Mixture IV 128 pipes
    Great to Pedal 8, 4
    Swell to Pedal 8, 4
    
    Swell, 61 notes, 10 ranks, 8 stops, 718 pipes
    Rohrflöte 8 73 pipes
    Viole de Gambe 8 73 pipes
    Viole Celeste 8 TC 61 pipes
    Principal 4 73 pipes
    Spitzflöte 4 73 pipes
    Mixture III 219 pipes
    Trompette 8 73 pipes
    Oboe 8 73 pipes
    Tremulant
    Swell 16 UO 4
    
    Great, 61 notes, 8 ranks, 5 stops, 584 pipes
    Principal 8 73 pipes
    Bourdon 8 73 pipes
    Gemshorn 8 73 pipes
    Octave 4 73 pipes
    Mixture IV 292 pipes
    Tremulant
    Chimes (originally prepared; later addition)
    Great 16 UO 4
    Swell to Great 16 8 4
    
    Total Pipes = 1530
    
    Original single-level combination action:
    4 General, 4 Swell, 4 Great (thumb); 4 Pedal (toe); Set and Cancel (thumb)
    subsequent solid state systems with multiple levels of memory
    Register Crescendo with 10 stages indicated by lighted numbers above the Swell keyboard
    Toe Reversibles: Great to Pedal, Swell to Pedal, Swell to Great, Full Organ ["SFZ"]
    Swell enclosed; Great/Pedal formerly enclosed, shades removed in the 1970s
    
     [Received from Kenneth Sybesma 2015-05-18.]