Visser-Rowland Organ Specifications

 

Edmonds United Methodist Church, Edmonds, WA
Visser-Rowland, Opus 54 built 1983, enlarged 1998, relocated in 2009 from Vero Beach, Florida to Edmonds, WA.

  • Phase 1: Relocated, restored to original specification, and revoiced by Klais Orgelbau of Bonn, Germany, work completed 2009.
  • *Phase 2: Pedal additions using electric action and existing pipes and electric action chests that came with the organ from Florida. Work completed February 2017.
  • †Phase 3: Brustwerk (swell division) added spring of 2018 by Bond Organ Builders. All new pipework placed on an existing ten-stop slider chest that came with the organ from Florida.
Hauptwert II (played on manual one in Florida)

Hauptwert II (played on manual one in Florida)

  • 8' Prinzipal
  • 8' Rohrgedeckt
  • 4’ Oktav
  • 4’ Nachthorn
  • 2' Oktav
  • II Sesquialtera (tenor C)
  • IV Mixtur (one rank muted)
  • 8' Trompet
Tremulant (affecting Hw & Positiv)
†Brustwerk III (completed Spring of 2018)

†Brustwerk III (completed Spring of 2018)

  • 8' Violon Cello
  • 8' Cello Celeste (tenor C)
  • 8’ Holzgedackt
  • 4’ Fugara
  • 4’ Traversflöte
  • 2 2/3’ Nasat
  • 2’ Oktave
  • 16’ English Horn
  • 8’ Oboe
  • 4’ Clarine
  • Tremulant (for swell division)
Positiv I (expression shades added 2015)

Positiv I (expression shades added 2015)

  • 16’ *Quintaton (not in case)
  • 8’ Gemshorn (low octave stopped wood)
  • 8’ Celeste (tenor C)
  • 4’ Oktav
  • 4' Blockflöte
  • 2' Waldflöte
  • 1 1/3' Larigot
  • IV Scharff (one rank muted)
  • 8' Krummhorn
Pedal

Pedal

  • 16' *Prinzipal (low octave of oak)
  • 16' Subbass
  • 8' Oktav
  • 8' *Gedeckt
  • 4' Choral Bass
  • 16' Posaune
  • 8' *Trompet
  • 4' *Schalmey
Zimblestern
Sforzando (toe stud & thumb piston)
Couplers

Couplers

  • Hauptwerk to Pedal 8
  • Positiv to Pedal 8
  • Hauptwerk to Positiv 8
  • †Brustwerk to Pedal 8
  • †Brustwerk to Hauptwerk 8
  • †Brustwerk to Positiv 8

Summary

  • 3 manuals and pedal
  • mechanical key action (except as indicated *), electric stop action
  • Manuals: 56 notes, Pedal: 30 notes
  • Concave, radiating pedalboard
  • SSL combination action, 8 levels of memory
  • 12 general pistons
  • 8 divisional pistons for each manual
  • 6 toe studs for pedal division
  • Positiv expression pedal
  • †Brustwerk (Swell) expression pedal replaces Rollschweller

Visser-Rowland Organ