John Brombaugh & Associates, Opus 19, 1976

OHS Database ID 5628.


Central Lutheran Church
1857 Potter & E. 18th
Eugene Oregon 97403

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Keydesk. Photograph by James R. Stettner 2007-06-06
Keydesk. Photograph by James R. Stettner 2007-06-06
Rückpositiv case. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1990-04-23

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Three manuals. 4 divisions. 38 stops. 65 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

Slider chests. Suspended mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

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Bibliography.

  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 207 [0]

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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
    Central Lutheran Church, Eugene, Oregon USA
    John Brombaugh & Associates, Inc., Opus 19
    
    GREAT (Manual II)                 
    
       16   Prästant (from F)
        8   Octave
        8   Rohrfloete
        8   Oak Gamba
        4   Octave
        4   Spitzfloete
    2/2/3   Quinte
        2   Octave
    1 3/5   Tierce
     VI-X   Mixture
        8   Trumpet*
        8   Vox Humana
    
    RUCKPOSITIV (Manual I)
       16   Quintadena
        8   Prästant (from G)
        8   Gedackt
        4   Octave
        4   Rohrfloete
        2   Waldfloete
    1 1/3   Sifflet
       II   Sesquialtera
    III-V   Scharff
        8   Dulcian
    
    BRUSTWERK   Manual III
        8   Oak Gedackt
        4   Blockflöte (oak)
        2   Principal
      III   Scharff
       IV   Cornet  (c'/cis')
       16   Rankett
        8   Trechterregal
    
    PEDAL
       16   Subbass
        8   Octave
        4   Praestant (upper facade)
        2   Nachthorn
        V   Mixture
       16   Posaune
        8   Trumpet*  (*Great stop playable in Pedal by transmission)
        4   Trumpet
        2   Cornett
    
    Accessories:
    Great to Pedal
    Ruckpositive to Pedal
    Ruckpositive to Great
    Brustwerk to Great
    
    Bw Cornet               c/c#' shift
    
    Tremulant, adjustable
    Wind stabilizer, adjustable
    
    Keyboard compasses: Manuals, 56 notes: C - g'''; Pedal, 30 notes: C - f', flat
    Mechanical key action, all suspended.
    
    Keydesk, attached, Mechanical stop action
    
    Special Features: Metal flue pipes of finest 98% lead/tin alloy, hammered
    and voiced for "vocal" sound. (First example of this alloy in modern times,
    based on Hendrik Niehoff�s work of 1539 for Schoonhoven, Holland)
    
    Cone tuning for open metal flue pipes; soldered hats for stopped metal
    pipes; reeds arranged for easy tuning by organist. Temperament: Herbert
    Anton Kellner's "Bach" of 1978, a mild well temperament suited to music of
    all periods. Windpressure: 87 mm water column, from wedge bellows located
    behind organ; 38 stops, 60 ranks, 2728 pipes
    
    Case placement and design: Off-center, rear gallery, in general style of
    Arp Schnitger, with Ruckpositive case based on Martin de Mare�s work of
    1610 in the Ansgariikirche, Bremen, Germany.
    
    Recent history: The organ was dedicated in 1976, with series of concerts by
    Harald Vogel; organ updated and retuned in 1983 and 1989 to Kellner's
    "Bach" temperament. Original fabrication of all parts was done in
    [Brombaugh's] southwest Ohio workshop before moving to Eugene, Oregon in
    1977.