Pipe Organ Database

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Frans W. M. Bosman (1990 ca.)

Originally Unknown Builder (1850 ca.)

Location:

St. Mark's Episcopal / St. Mark's Anglican Cathedral
1025 NW 21st Ave.
Portland, OR 97209 US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 344

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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 January 21, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 7 ranks. 246 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 9 stops. 7 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 7
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 54
  • Pedal Compass: 24
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 10, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on March 08, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Three-sectional façade containing 31 pipes arranged: 5-21-5. These are from the 2' Prestant.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Builder's Nameplate: Unknown Dutch

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From St. Martin's Abbey, Lacey, WA. [Previous location(s) unknown.] Church was St. Mark's Episcopal until 1992. Restored Frans Bosman, 1-17 (?). Compass 54/24. Pedal pulldowns only.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the keydesk January 29, 1990
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1990-01-29

Facade and Keydesk: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1990-01-29

Wind Trunk, Stop Action, and Pipework: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1990-01-29

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