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Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. (2006)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1007, 1940)

Location:

St. Theresa Catholic Church
115 Seventh Street
Sugar Land, TX 77498 US
Organ ID: 23010

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on July 05, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 53 ranks. 2,900 pipes. 3 divisions. 3 manuals. 44 stops. 68 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider 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: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 44
  • Registers: 68
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • 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 Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 11, 2006:

Identified through online information from Dr. Gregory Hamilton. -- Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1007 was originially in Christ Church Episcopal, Cambridge, Massachusetts. The organ is due to be installed in St. Theresa Catholic Church, Sugar Land (Houston), Texas in December 2006. The organ will receive several new stops, including a 8' Great Harmonic Trumpet, and a 8' Great Harmonic Flute. There will be a new console with Peterson sequencing items. The organ orginally had 48 ranks over three manuals, and will have 51 ranks. The organ is being renovated and rebuilt by the Quimby Organ company. The new instrument will feature slider chests, and will be encased in two cases on either side of the altar, designed as part of a new facade and altar screen by the architect Duncan Stroyik and the present pastor, Fr. Bart Reynolds.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From builder's website: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior: Photograph by stroik.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-10-28

Chancel and façade pipes: Photograph by via Houston Chapter AGO, Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-01

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