Pipe Organ Database

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Visser-Rowland Associates (Opus 69, 1985)

Location:

Faith Lutheran Church
4600 Bellaire Boulevard & Ave. B
Bellaire, TX 77401 US
Organ ID: 7040

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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
  • 37 ranks. 1,828 pipes. 3 manuals. 27 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery 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
  • Stops: 27
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 28, 2012:

Updated through online information from Alan Balius.

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

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Alan Balius. Taken on 2012-06-26

Façade with RückPositiv: Photograph by Alan Balius. Taken on 2012-06-26

Hauptwerk Façade: Photograph by Alan Balius. Taken on 2012-06-26

Console: Photograph by Alan Balius. Taken on 2012-06-26

Left Drawknobs: Photograph by Alan Balius. Taken on 2012-06-26

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by Alan Balius. Taken on 2012-06-26

Church Exterior: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2016-01-27

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