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Balcom and Vaughan Pipe Organs, Inc. (Opus 840RB, 1979)

Originally The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1518, 1923)

Location:

Ascension Episcopal Church
2330 Viewmont Way W.
Seattle, WA 98199 US
Organ ID: 25903

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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 Database Manager on July 04, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 23 ranks. 1,412 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 22 stops. 64 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 04, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 64
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 62
  • 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: 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 Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible 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 April 29, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Major re-build of existing transplanted AEolian.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Details of the rebuilding of the organ.. On-line update from James R. Stettner.: Open In New Tab Document created on 2000-01-01
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by James R Stettner. Taken on 2007-06-07

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