The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian Church
121 Davis Street
Santa Paula, California 93060

OHS Database ID 60209.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 16, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) ventil chests.

Two manuals. 14 stops. 16 registers. 14 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. Concave radiating pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Updated by G. Mark Caldwell (Database Manager. August 16, 2017)
  • Updated by G. Mark Caldwell, who has heard or played the organ. (Database Manager. August 16, 2017)
  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ.
    Identified by G. Mark Caldwell, who has heard or played the organ. (Database Manager. May 12, 2017)
  • Updated by G. Mark Caldwell (Database Manager. May 19, 2017)
  • Updated by G. Mark Caldwell (Database Manager. May 19, 2017)

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  • Original document from G. Mark Caldwell.. Source:

  • Santa Paula, California
    First Presbyterian Church
    
    Organ by Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc., 1933
    2 manuals, 16 registers, 14 ranks, 957 pipes 
    
    Great (Manual 1)
    
    8'  Open Diapason	     73 pipes
    8'  Melodia                  73 pipes
    8'  Dulciana                 73 pipes
    4'  Gemshorn	             73 pipes     Note 1
    4'  Flute d'amor             73 pipes
        Chimes                   21 notes
    
    Great to Great    16'
    Great to Great     4'
    Swell to Great    16'
    Swell to Great     8'
    Swell to Great     4'
    
    Swell  (Manual 2)
    
    8'  Violin Diapason          73 pipes
    8'  Stopped Diapason         73 pipes
    8'  Salicional               73 pipes
    8'  Voix Celeste             61 pipes
    4'  Flute Harmonic           73 pipes
    2'  Flautino                 61 pipes
    8'  Trumpet                  73 pipes     Note 2
    8'  Vox Humana               73 pipes     Note 3
        Tremolo
    
    Swell to Swell     16'
    Swell Unison Off
    Swell to Swell      4'
    
    Pedal
    
    16'  Bourdon                 32 pipes
    16'  Leiblich Gedeckt        12 pipes   (Extension, Swell Stopped Diapason
     8'  Flauto Dolce            32 notes   (From Swell Stopped Diapason)
    
    Swell to Pedal 8'
    Great to Pedal 8'    (Reversible -- Toe)
    
    Balanced Swell Expression Pedal
    Balanced Great Expression Pedal
    Balanced Register Crescendo Pedal
    
    Sforzando   (Hitchdown Pedal)
    
    Note 1:  Changed to 4' Principal  (1973), Edward Crome and Company, Los Angeles (organ curator)
    Note 2:  Prepared, Pipes and chest installed 1954 (Kilgen)
    Note 3:  Changed to 8' Clarinet (1973)
  • Original document from G. Mark Caldwell.. Source: Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.