Pipe Organ Database

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Fratelli Ruffatti (1984)

Location:

Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102 US
Organ ID: 53136

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 147 ranks. 7 divisions. 5 manuals. 122 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 5
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 122
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from the builder's web site
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Stage, Console, and Pipe Facade: Photograph from Ruffatti Sales Flyer; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1984-11-11

Pipe Facade: Photograph by Andrew Larson. Taken on 2016-12-15

Pipe Facade Side View Close Up: Photograph by Andrew Larson. Taken on 2016-12-15

Pipe Facade Side View Close Up: Photograph by Andrew Larson. Taken on 2016-12-15

Console: Photograph by Andrew Larson. Taken on 2017-02-26

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