Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Murray M. Harris (Organ Co.) (1907)

Location:

First Baptist Church
Oakland, CA US
Organ ID: 7574

Update This Entry

Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 48 ranks. 3 manuals. 43 stops.
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: 43
  • 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 April 27, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Vince Ho.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

[2nd Murray Harris organ for this church. Previous bldg. (14th & Brush) & organ burned in 1902.] t was electrified around 1924 and further remodeled in 1944, with the console being moved to its present location, at a cost of $6000. A new Austin all-electric console was installed in 1959. The organ was recently renovated and revoiced by Charles McManus of the McManus Organ Company. The organ contains chimes and 2821 pipes.

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

Instrument Images:

Console and Organ Case: Vintage Postcard (1907); image courtesy of Jim Lewis.

This instrument has been viewed 98 times.