Pipe Organ Database

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Balcom & Vaughan Pipe Organs (Opus 703, 1963)

Location:

Residence: Arthur E. Stevens
Seattle, WA US
Elevated loft in Living Room
Organ ID: 22458

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on July 04, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 16 ranks. 1,019 pipes. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 15 stops. 48 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 04, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 15
  • Registers: 48
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 04, 2018.
Database Manager on November 30, 2006:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on December 29, 2005:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ cost $12,900.000. The organ was later relocated to Providence Heights College in Issaquah, Washington - subsequently renamed Lutheran Bible Institute. No tonal changes were made at the tiem of the relocation and reinstallation.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by William J. Bunch; digital image by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1970-06-06

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