Pipe Organ Database

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Flentrop Orgelbouw (1965)

Exhibited in the 1982 OHS convention

Location:

St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
1245 10th Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102 US
Organ ID: 969

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 Paul R. Marchesano on September 01, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 75 ranks. 3,744 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 54 stops. 55 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider 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 July 04, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 54
  • Registers: 55
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Balanced tracker.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 04, 2018.
Database Manager on May 30, 2008:

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 February 23, 2008:

Updated through online information from Zachary Alvernaz.

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

Database Manager on April 30, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The Registers/Stops/Ranks/Pipes given above represent the specs of the organ as ORIGINALLY installed. For the enlarged specs, see the Paul Fritts listing. The Flentrop was dedicated by E. Power Biggs.

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

Database Manager on September 04, 2005:

On-line update from Michael J. Timinski -- Except for prestant rank, Bovenwerk is under expression. Paul Fritts renovated 1992/1995 and added a couple of stops--16' and 8' trompet on hoofdwerk and 32' bazuin in pedal.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Updated through information on the builder's web site.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

6 gen., 6 div. combinations. Compass 56/32. Renovated c. 1992 by Paul Fritts. [Replaced a 3-33 Kimball tubular pneumatic, built in 1902, and moved to the present building in 1931, which was broken up for parts.]

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 (Source: Organbuilder website, 2012-04-24)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Cathedral viewed from the West: Photograph by Michael A. Way. Taken on 2009-07-26

Organ in rear gallery from the front: Photograph by Michael A. Way. Taken on 2009-07-26

Organ: Photograph by Michael A. Way. Taken on 2009-07-26

Side of Rugwerk case, Borstwerk, and Hoovdwerk en chamade & facade: Photograph by Michael A. Way. Taken on 2009-07-26

Rugwerk case with main case behind: Photograph by Michael A. Way. Taken on 2009-07-26

Organ erected in the factory: Builder's promotional photograph. Taken on 1964-11-01

Keydesk: Photograph by Ryan D. Hulshizer. Taken on 2005-01-16

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