The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Congregational Church
2501 Harrison Street
Oakland, California 94612

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 37303.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 3, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 7 divisions. 60 stops. 91 registers. 71 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front.

Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. November 25, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. April 12, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Angel Starr. (Database Manager. January 12, 2013)
  • Updated by Angel Starr, who maintains the organ.

    Currently, this instrument is played at least 5 times a year. (Steven E. Lawson. May 3, 2017)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Display. Moller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield 1958-03-21

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications

  • Oakland, California
    First Congregational Church
    
    Möller   Op. 9109   1958   4/71
    
    Unenclosed Great on 3 1/2" wind; Enclosed Great (*), 
    Swell, Choir and Pedal on 4" wind; Chancel on 3" wind
    
    Moveable console platform and accessories.
    
            GREAT                            SWELL
        16' Montre 61                    16' Flute Conique 68
         8' Diapason 61                   8' Geigen Principal 68
         8' Diapason II 61 *              8' Gedeckt 68
         8' Bourdon 61                    8' Viole de Gambe 68
         8' Doppelflöte 61 *              8' Viole Celeste 68
         8' Gemshorn 61 *                 8' Flauto Dolce 68
         4' Octave 61                     8' Flauto Dolce Celeste 56
         4' Rohrflöte 61                  4' Principal 68
         4' Fugara 61 *                   4' Harmonic Flute 68
     2 2/3' Twelfth 61                2 2/3' Flute 12th 61
         2' Fifteenth 61                  2' Flautino 61
        IV  Fourniture 244              III  Plein Jeu 183
            Sub                          16' Fagotto 68  L/2
            Unison Off                    8' Trompette 68
            Super                         8' Oboe 68
                                          8' Vox Humana 68
            CHANCEL                       4' Clarion 68
         8' Nachthorn 61                     Tremulant
         4' Spitzprinzipal 61                Sub
     2 2/3' Nasat 61                         Unison Off
         2' Hohlflöte 61                     Super
     1 1/3' Larigot 61
         1' Sifflöte 61                      CHOIR
       III  Cornet 183                    8' Viola Pomposa 68
         8' Regale                        8' Viola Celeste 68
            Tremulant                     8' Concert Flute 68
            Sub                           8' Erzähler 68
            Unison off                    8' Erzähler Celeste 56
            Super                         4' Koppelflöte 68
        16' Brass Trumpet 61 (6")     2 2/3' Nasard 61
         8' Brass Trumpet 12              2' Blockflöte 61
         4' Brass Trumpet 12          1 3/5' Tierce 61
                                        III  Cymbal 183
            PEDAL                        16' English Horn 68
        16' Contrebass 32 (1-24 wood)     8' Krummhorn 68
        16' Bourdon 32                    4' Schalmei 68
        16' Violone 32                       Tremulant
        16' Montre GT                        Sub
        16' Flute Conique SW                 Unison Off
        16' Erzähler 12 CH                   Super
        16' Lielichgedeckt 12 SW
    10 2/3' Quint 32                         CHANCEL-CHOIR
         8' Octave 32                     8' Nachthorn
         8' Open Flute 32                 4' Spitzprinzipal
         8' Bourdon 12                2 2/3' Nasat    
         8' Violone 12                    2' Hohlflöte
         8' Flute Conique SW          1 1/3' Larigot
         4' Choral Bass 32                1' Sifflöte
         4' Open Flute 12               III  Cornet
         2' Choral Bass 12                8' Regale
       III  Mixture 96                       Sub
        32' Bombarde 32  F/L                 Unison Off
        16' Bombarde 12                      Super
        16' Fagotto SW                   16' Brass Trumpet
        16' English Horn CH               8' Brass Trumpet
         8' Bombarde 12                   4' Brass Trumpet
         8' Fagotto SW
         4' Bombarde 12
            Chimes CH
    
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield April 12, 2009.]
  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.