The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Houston Texas Stake, Bering Building, LDS
1101 Bering Drive
Houston, Texas 77657

Chapel

OHS Database ID 9458.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 18, 2017.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 26 ranks.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. There are hinged doors that enclose keyboards. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action toe studs.

Notes

  • The original builder was Geo. Kilgen & Son. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Origin of the Kilgen unknown. Rebuilt by Visser-Rowland in 1984. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated by Corwin Slack, who has heard or played the organ.
    In 2016 Visser-Rowland Associates made the following changes: The updates are new slider motors, Solid State DC power supply, a Peterson 8 level combination action, and stop tablets, and a new 8' Trumpet, and replacement of the Krumhorn with an 8' Oboe. (Steven E. Lawson. May 18, 2017)

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Photographs

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Organ Case, Facade Pipes and Console. Photograph by Corwin Slack 2017-05-10
Key Desk and Stop Tabs. Photograph by Corwin Slack 2017-05-10
Manuals and Pedalboard. Photograph by Corwin Slack 2017-05-10

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Stoplist

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