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Grace Presbyterian Church
10221 Ella Lee Lane
Houston, Texas 77042

Founders Chapel

OHS Database ID 57751.

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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 June 15, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 25 stops. 26 registers. 27 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

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

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.

Notes

  • Grace Presbyterian was formed in 1969 by the merger of Second Presbyterian and St. Matthew Presbyterian churches. A new campus was built on Ella Lee Lane. The Founders' Chapel, dedicated in 1978, contains items (stained glass, furniture, the Kimball organ, etc.) from the Second Presbyterian sanctuary. (Steven E. Lawson. February 9, 2016)
  • Updated by James Roman, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. June 15, 2017)

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Photographs

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Facade Pipes. Photograph by James Roman 2017-06-12
Console. Photograph by James Roman 2017-06-12
Console. Photograph by Jason Rodgers 2019-11-08
Pipe Facade. Photograph by Jason Rodgers 2019-11-08

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from church web site
    Houston, Texas
    Grace Presbyterian Church - Founders Chapel
    
    W.W. Kimball Co.   1903           3 manuals, 25 stops, 27 ranks
    Built for Second Presbyterian Church, Houston
    Moved to Grace Presbyterian Church ca. 1978
    _______________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN                     SWELL ORGAN
         16' Diapason                    16' Bourdon
          8' Diapason                     8' Diapason
          4' Principal                    8' Stopped Diapason
      2 2/3' Twelfth                      8' Salicional
          2' Fifteenth                    8' Vox Celeste
             Mixture III                  8' Aeoline
          8' Trumpet                      4' Principal
                                          4' Harmonic Flute
             CHOIR ORGAN                  4' Violina
          8' Melodia                      2' Piccolo
          8' Gamba                        8' Oboe
          8' Dulciana                        Tremolo
          4' Flute
             Tremulant                       PEDAL ORGAN
                                         16' Diapason
                                         16' Bourdon
                                         16' Lieblich Gedeckt (Sw.)
                                          8' Cello
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-02-09]
    
    
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