The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Christ Episcopal Church
815 Portola Road
Portola Valley, California 94028

OHS Database ID 7774.

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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 October 21, 2012.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 3 divisions. 25 stops. 29 ranks.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console. The mechanical action console is detached from the main case.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Status Note: There 1996. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Matthew Burt. -- The third (lowest) manual is a permanent coupler manual, Gt+Swell (Database Manager. May 20, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Matthew Burt. (Database Manager. October 21, 2012)

Online Documents

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  • Stoplist taken from the console
    Portola Valley, California
    Christ Church (Episcopal)
    Visser-Rowland Opus 97 (1992, three stops added in 2001)
    8 Prinzipal
    8 Rohrflöte
    4 Octav
    4 Flöte
    2⅔ Nazard
    2 Waldflöte
    1⅗ Terz
    IV Mixtur
    8 Trompete
    Brustwerk (enclosed)
    8 Gedeckt
    8 Salizional
    8 Celeste
    4 Prinzipal
    4 Koppelflöte
    2 Oktav
    1⅓ Larigot
    III Scharff [added in 2001]
    8 Hoboe [added in 2001; stop mistakenly reads 16 Dulzian, which had originally been prepared for]
    8 Rohrschalmey
    16 Subbass
    8 Prinzipal
    8 Gedeckt
    4 Choralbass
    16 Posaune
    8 Trompet [added in 2001]
    Coupler Manual (HW+BW)
    HW/P, BW/P couplers (thumb and toe)
    Tremulant (whole organ)
    Mechanical key action
    Electric stop action
    10 general pistons (thumb and toe)
    6 pistons each BW (thumb), HW (thumb), and Pedal (toe)
    2 piston memory levels
    General cancel (thumb) and Sforzando (thumb and toe)
     [Received from Matthew Burt 2012-10-21.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from the console Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.