Visser-Rowland Associates (Opus 30, 1980)

Location:

St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church
2140 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77098 US
Organ ID: 6155

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on June 13, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 51 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 33 stops. 34 registers.
Hauptwerk:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Visser-Rowland
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 26, 2023.

Brustwerk (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Visser-Rowland
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 26, 2023.

Rückpositiv:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Visser-Rowland
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 26, 2023.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Visser-Rowland
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 26, 2023.
Main:
  • Built by Visser-Rowland
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 33
  • Registers: 34
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Push-button stop controls/Luminous pistons
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on January 26, 2023.
Database Manager on May 25, 2008:

This entry represents the installation of a new organ. Identified from the builder's opus list and a 1980's promotional brochure. Updated through online information from Jim Steinborn.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on January 26, 2023.
Taken from a 1980's builder's promotional brochure: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on January 26, 2023.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2016-06-10

Stained Glass Window: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2016-06-10

Organ Case and Rose Window: Cover of the Organ Dedication Booklet, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS. Taken on 1981-01-23

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Builder's 1980's promotional color brochure, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1980's

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