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Balcom and Vaughan Pipe Organs, Inc. (Opus 773, 1969)

Location:

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
16919 33rd Ave. S.
Seattle (SeaTac), WA 98188 US
Organ ID: 26089

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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: EP unit
  • 15 ranks. 965 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 27 stops. 12 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit 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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 12
  • 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 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 Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 22, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was completed in June of 1969. The dedicatory recital was held Sunday, November 30, 1969 at 7:30 p.m. The guest recitalist was Dr. Edward Hansen, who performed works of Buxtehude, Bach, Daquin, Langlais, and Widor.

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

Database Manager on May 16, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner.

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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