The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Whittier College
13406 Philadelphia Street
Whittier, California 90608

Memorial Chapel

OHS Database ID 59974.

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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 April 23, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 26 stops. 33 registers. 38 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Cost $50,000. Opening recital by Robert Prichard, college organist, on Monday, March 9, 1964. (Steven E. Lawson. April 19, 2017)

Online Documents

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  • Schlicker Organs. Stoplist and photograph. Source: Schlicker Organ Co. brochure. Document Date. Unknown. Document received from William G. Barnes 2018-06-04.

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Photographs

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Fa├žade & Stage. Photograph by Sean Coburn O'Neal 2018-06-07
Console. Photograph by Sean Coburn O'Neal 2018-06-07
Stops & Keyboards. Photograph by Sean Coburn O'Neal 2018-06-07
Pedal Movements. Photograph by Sean Coburn O'Neal 2018-06-07
Swell & Pedal Stops. Photograph by Sean Coburn O'Neal 2018-06-07
Positiv & Great Stops. Photograph by Sean Coburn O'Neal 2018-06-07

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Stoplist

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  • Typed Specification. Source: from Sean Coburn O'Neal
    Whittier, California
    Whittier College - Memorial Chapel
    
    Schlicker Organ Co.   1963                    3 manuals, 26 stops, 38 ranks
    ___________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN                          SWELL ORGAN
         16' Quintadena             85         8' Rohrfloete             61
          8' Principal              61         8' Dolce                  61
          8' Spitzfloete            61         8' Voix Celeste (TC)      49
          4' Octave                 61         4' Gemshorn               61
          4' Quintadena (fr. 16')   --     2 2/3' Nazard                 61
          2' Hohlfloete             61         2' Waldfloete             61
             Mixture V             305     1 3/5' Tierce (TC)            49
               Swell to Great 16'                 Mixture IV            244
               Swell to Great 8'               8' Trumpet                61
               Swell to Great 4'                    Tremolo
               Positiv to Great 16'                 Swell to Swell 16'
               Positiv to Great 8'                  Swell to Swell 4'
    
             POSITIV ORGAN                        PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Gedeckt                61        16' Principal              44
          8' Quintadena (Gt)        --        16' Subbass                32
          4' Rohrfloete             61        16' Quintadena (Gt)        --
          2' Principal              61         8' Octave (fr. Principal) --
      1 1/3' Larigot                61         8' Quintadena (Gt)        --
             Scharf IV             244         4' Choral Bass            32
          8' Krummhorn              61            Mixture III            96
               Swell to Positiv 8'            16' Posaune                44
                                               8' Trumpet (fr. Posaune)  --
                                               4' Krummhorn (Pos)        --
                                                    Great to Pedal 8'
                                                    Swell to Pedal 8'
                                                    Positiv to Pedal 8'
    
             COMBINATIONS (Setterboard)           ACCESSORIES
             Swell     1-2-3-4  (thumb)           Sforzando Rev.      (toe)
             Great     1-2-3    (thumb)           Zimblestern Rev.    (toe)
             Positiv   1-2-3    (thumb)           Balanced Swell Pedal
             Pedal     1-2-3    (toe)             Crescendo Pedal
             General   1-2-3    (thumb)           Crescendo Indicator Light
             General   4-5-6    (toe)             Sforzando Indicator Light
             General Cancel     (thumb)
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2018-06-08]
    
    
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