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Puget Sound Pipe Organs (2021)

Originally Balcom and Vaughan Pipe Organs, Inc. (Opus 796 RB, 1973)

Location:

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
121 N. 80th St.
Seattle, WA 98103 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 26324

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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, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on December 27, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 3 divisions. 3 manuals.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Puget Sound Pipe Organs
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on December 27, 2020.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Puget Sound Pipe Organs
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on December 27, 2020.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Puget Sound Pipe Organs
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on December 27, 2020.
Main:
  • Built by The Aeolian Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: Syndyne 8400
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on December 27, 2020.
Jim Stettner on December 27, 2020:

This was the solid state conversion of the console and chamber relays. Tonal changes were also made as a part of the project, and the stoplist was respecified.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on December 27, 2020.

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