Pipe Organ Database

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Paul Fritts & Co., Organbuilders (Opus 29, 2009)

Location:

St. Philip Presbyterian Church
4807 San Felipe Street
Houston, TX 77056 US
Organ ID: 50591

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 73 ranks. 3 manuals. 46 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 46
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection with pneumatic assists (i.e., Barker levers, etc.).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection with pneumatic assists (e.g., Barker levers).
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Christopher Holman on May 30, 2020.
Database Manager on October 24, 2012:

An original installation. Identified by John Igoe, using information from this web site: http://www.frittsorgan.com/opus_pages/galleries/opus_29/specification.html. --

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

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by Christopher Holman. Taken on 2018-08-26

Keydesk: Photograph by Christopher Holman. Taken on 2018-08-26

Keydesk from right: Photograph by Univ. of Houston Music Program, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2018-04-03

Church interior to rear and organ case: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-03-22

Church interior to front: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-05-22

Church exterior: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-06-23

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