Pipe Organ Database

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Manuel Rosales & Associates (1978)

Originally W.B.D. Simmons & Co. (1852)

Location:

Los Altos United Methodist Church
5950 E. Willow St
Long Beach, CA 90815 US
Organ ID: 2213

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Slider
  • 26 ranks. 2 manuals. 23 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 23
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Builder's Nameplate: Manuel J. Rosales

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Wm. B. D. Simmons (1852).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1994

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From Howard Presbyterian, San Francisco, CA via New Liberation United Presbyterian, San Francisco, CA c. 1975. Installed here and enlarged by Rosales. Pedal div. enlarged by George Bozeman c. 1990, with experienced pipework (previously prepared for).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From AIO booklet (1980); Updated from detailed photos: Open In New Tab Originally published 1980
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on January 18, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ case and facade: Photograph by Charlie Raasch. Taken on 2020-01-05

Keydesk and pedalboard: Photograph by Charlie Raasch. Taken on 2020-01-05

Keydesk: Photograph by Charlie Raasch. Taken on 2020-01-05

Church interior and organ case: Photograph by Charlie Raasch. Taken on 2020-01-05

Left stop jamb: Photograph by Charlie Raasch. Taken on 2020-01-05

Right stop jamb: Photograph by Charlie Raasch. Taken on 2020-01-05

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Charlie Raasch. Taken on 2020-01-05

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