Pipe Organ Database

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Henry Erben (1851)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
San Francisco, CA US
Organ ID: 37457

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: Slider
  • 6 ranks. 285 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 7 stops. 6 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: 7
  • Registers: 6
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Trigger/hitch-down swell.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 19, 2013:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- This organ served until 1863 when it was purchased by First Presbyterian in Portland, Oregon.

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

Database Manager on December 07, 2008:

Hitch-down Pedal with no independent stops.

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

Database Manager on December 07, 2008:

Identified through information received from James Lewis.

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

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