Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 254, 1927)

Location:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1300 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 20004

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on January 25, 2023.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 29 ranks. 2,035 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 29 stops. 37 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 29
  • Registers: 37
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 10, 2013:

Updated through online information from Doug Cassell. -- I's been over 10 years since I heard this instrument. I don't know its current condition.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on August 20, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Replaced in 1983 by 4/50 Möller Op. 11620.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on November 24, 2005:

Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from <i>The Diapason</i> September 1927
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Write-up from THE DIAPASON September 1927: Open In New Tab Stoplist and commentary
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on January 25, 2023.

Instrument Images:

Church interior and organ chambers: Photograph from an archival source: From the 1929 Reuter catalog, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1927

Church exterior: Photograph by Steven Pavlov, via Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-03-23

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