Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Richard L. Bond (1996)

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

Location:

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
1716 NW Davis Street
Portland, OR 97209 US
Gallery organ
Organ ID: 8638

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • 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)
  • 41 ranks. 2,322 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 37 stops. 35 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case 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
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 37
  • Registers: 35
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018:
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on June 23, 2007:

Updated through online information from Joe O'Donnell. -- Three stops of appropriate style added in 1996 restoration. Facade repainted according to original stenciling. Great and Pedal playable from keydesk of chancel organ. Otherwise unaltered, retains OHS plaque.

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

Database Manager on March 18, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Los Angeles Art Organ Co. (1904, Opus42).

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:

Moved from Holy Cross Korean R.C., San Francisco, CA and enlarged. Fleming chests.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Gallery and pipework: Photograph from an archival source: Cathedral website, submitted by Fr. D. Maxwell. Taken approx. 2000

Console: Photograph by Fr. D. Maxwell. Taken on 2021-10-03

Left stop jamb: Photograph by Fr. D. Maxwell. Taken on 2021-10-03

Right stop jamb: Photograph by Fr. D. Maxwell. Taken on 2021-10-03

Pedalboard with left-side crescendo pedal: Photograph by Fr. D. Maxwell . Taken on 2021-10-03

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Fr. D. Maxwell. Taken on 2021-10-03

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