Pipe Organ Database

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Bond Pipe Organs Inc. (Opus 16, 1989)

Location:

St. James Lutheran Church
1315 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 US
Organ ID: 9891

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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)
  • 29 ranks. 1709 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 29 stops. 23 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: 29
  • Registers: 23
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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 vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 22, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- This is an essentially new organ incorporating most of the existing Estey. The Great, Swell, and Pedal are located in a case in the left side of the rear gallery right at the edge of the gallery rail. The 7-rank Antiphonal division is located in the original chamber at the right side of the chancel platform. The chamber has stencilled facade pipes.

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 1989

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist taken from http://home.teleport.com/~wkrueger/organ/stjames.html, found on Internet Archive: Open In New Tab Original document from John Williams. Originally published 2019-09-30
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on September 30, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Antiphonal division from rear gallery: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2007-06-06

Console: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2007-06-06

Main case in rear gallery: Archival source not identified by contributor: James R. Stettner. Taken on 2007-06-06

Side facade in rear gallery: Archival source not identified by contributor: James R. Stettner. Taken on 2007-06-06