The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Santa Clara Mission Church
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, California 95053

OHS Database ID 60212.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 13, 2017.
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Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 20 registers. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed.


  • Schantz supplied all the parts (contract P040) to Kenneth Simpson, so they apparently consider this a Simpson organ since there is no standard Schantz contract number. (Jeff Scofield. May 13, 2017)

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  • . Source: Stoplist copied from the San Jose AGO Website
        Santa Clara, California
        Santa Clara Mission Church
        Kenneth Simpson organ, with Schantz
        supplying all the parts as #P040
        GREAT               SWELL                  PEDAL
     8' Copula           8' Holzgedackt        32' Bourdon          (elec)
     4' Principal        8' Viola              16' Subbass
     2' Waldfloete       8' Viola Celeste       8' Principal
    IV  Mixture          4' Rohrfloete          8' Holzgedackt SW
        Sub              2' Principal           4' Choral Bass
        Unison Off   1 1/3' Quinte              4' Waldfloete  SW
        Super          III  Scharf              2' Choral Bass
                         8' Petite Trompette   32' Contre Trompette (elec)
                            Tremulant           8' Trompette   SW
                            Sub                 4' Trompette   SW
                            Unison Off
                   [Received from Jeff Scofield May 13, 2017]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist copied from the San Jose AGO Website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.