The Richard Bond Organ

Builder
Richard Bond and Associates, Inc., Portland, Oregon

Dedicatory Recital

Guy Bovet, Romainmotier, Switzerland – September 1994

Specifications & Technical Data

  • 36 Stops
  • two manual keyboards and pedal
    • Grand Orgue unenclosed
    • Recit (swell) under expression
    • Manual key compass: 61 notes
  • Pedalboard compass: 32 notes
  • Mechanical Key Action (Tracker Action)
  • French tonal design and pipe scaling
  • Electric Stop Action with 8 levels of memory

Pipe Materials

  • Flamed Copper (in facade)
  • 98% Lead alloy, hand-hammered
  • Spotted Metal (50% lead/50% tin)
  • Poplar

Number of pipes: 2,307 arranged in 44 ranks

Case Material

  • Quarter-sawn white oak
  • Hand-rubbed oil and wax finish
  • Winding by weighted wedge bellows

Provision for steady wind or historically appropriate flexible wind

Temperament:  Kellner

GRAND ORGUE

16′  Bourdon
8′  Montre
8′  Flute Harmonique
8′  Bourdon
8′  Salicional
4′  Prestant
4′  Flute ouverte
2′  Doublette
IV  Fourniture (1-1/3′)
V  Cornet (mounted)
8′  Trompette
8′  Cromorne
4′  Clairon

RECIT

8′  Diapason
8′  Cor de Nuit
8′  Viole de Gambe
8′  Voix Celeste
4′  Prestant
4′  Flute a Fuseau
2-2/3′ Nazard
2′  Quarte de Nazard
1-3/5′ Tierce
IV Cymbale (1′)
16′  Basson
8′  Trompette
8′  Hautbois

PEDALE

16′  Contrebasse
16′  Soubasse
8′  Montre
8′  Flute
4′  Octave
4′  Flute
II  Fourniture (2-2/3′)
16′  Bombarde
8′  Trompette
4′  Clairon

Tirasse Grand Orgue
Tirasse Recit
Grand Orgue/Recit
Tremblant
Anti-secousses (Flexible wind)
Cloches (Zimbelstern)

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