Pipe Organ Database

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Los Angeles Art Organ Co. (Opus 42, 1904)

Location:

Holy Cross R.C. Church
1824 Eddy Street near Divisadero
San Francisco, CA US
Organ ID: 6503

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 31 ranks. 3 manuals. 31 stops. 32 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 31
  • Registers: 32
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018:

Church closed and organ moved to Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Cathedral, Portland, Oregon. Three stops were added in the relocation and renovation; OHS Citation retained.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Relocated to Immaculate Conception (St. Mary's) R. C. Cathedral, Portland, OR c. 1995. Fleming chests. Sustained heavy damage in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. The L.A. Art Organ Co. supplied new Spencer design Great and Choir chests, which were installed by the Schoenstein Company of San Francisco. They also added a second Open Diapason stop, and rebuilt both sides of the case. The facade pipes repainted sometime during their lives. Holy Cross Church again was heavily damaged in the 1989 earthquake. The church closed and the building was sold to a developer.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>San Francisco Call</i> Apr. 4, 1904): 5 via <i>The Los Angeles Art Organ Company</i> by James Lewis (OHS: 2012)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
  • Sortie, Op. 3 (1894) - Piece by Percy Fletcher. Performed by Charles Tournemire. Produced by The Organ Historical Society in 1988 with the title: Historic Organs of San Francisco: Twenty Historic Pipe Organs

Instrument Images:

Console and Organ Case: Photograph by Jim Lewis. Taken approx. 1978

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