Owner (2009)

Originally Farrand & Votey Organ Co. (1894)

Location:

Calvary United Methodist Church
971 Beech Avenue at Allegheny Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA US
Organ ID: 52222

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 34 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 31, 2013:

Identified through online information from Evan Snyder. -- Additions to and modifications of existing Farrand & Votey Organ of 1894.
This instrument is constantly being slowly expanded by the organist Brian Burns. The organ is in great condition and is accompanied by a fantastic Choir in a beautiful sanctuary with Tiffany windows.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From 2010 convention program
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ in Rear Gallery. Console is built into left case. : Photograph by Church website, submitted by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. 2020

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