Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 258, 1927)

Location:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1757 N. Lake Ave.
Pasadena, CA 90014 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 20008

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 42 ranks. 2,930 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 67 stops. 38 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 67
  • Registers: 38
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys 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 August 17, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Rebuilt and considerably altered tonally in 1988 by Abbott & Sieker.

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

Database Manager on January 12, 2008:

Updated through online information from Jim lewis. -- Organ was completely rebuilt and altered by Abbott & Sieker, one of their last jobs. It has been altered by Robert David & Assoc. and Manuel Rosales.

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

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 from <i>The Diapason</i>, December 1927
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

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

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: cardcow.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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