Department of Music and Theatre


Flentrop Positif Pipe Organ

Flentrop Positif Pipe Organ

Flentrop Positif Pipe Organ

D. A. Flentrop Orgelbouw, Zaandam, Holland

Built in Holland, 1975; Installed in Chico, CA, 1976. Case is made of African mahogany. Natural keys are covered with grenadil wood. Sharp keys are covered with cow bone. The organ is mounted on a matching movable platform.

(Compass: C-g3; 56 notes)
Prestant8vt (30 pipes in facade; notes 1-12 from Holpijp 8vt)
Holpijp8vt (bass/discant*)
Fluit4vt (bass/discant*)
Quint2-2/3vt (discant*)
Terts1-3/5vt (discant*)
 (* divided b/c1 or c1/c#1)
Pedal Information
(Compass: C-d1; 27 notes)
Subbass - 16vtPedaal Koppel
Cymbelster (wind driven bell-star)
Tremulant (doux)
Pitch: a-440
TemperamentWerckmeister III

Stop list prepared by David Rothe, University Organist
For a complete description of this organ by Munetaka Yokota see:
The Historic Organ in America, published by The Westfield Center for Early Keyboard Studies

Friends of the Centennial Organ has purchased the Centennial Organ and is in search of a new home for it.

Centennial Organ

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Built by Munetaka Yokota with assistance from faculty, student and community volunteers during the University Centennial Celebration, 1984-90.

Stop List Centennial Organ information
Hauptwerk (Great)Oberwerk (Swell, enclosed)
Principal (in facade)16ftQuintadena16ft
Octav Principal (facade)8ftPrincipal8ft
Viol di Gamba8ftUnda maris (a-)8ft
Mixtur IV (16' chorus)2ftTertia1-3/5ft
Cymbel III(8' chorus)1-1/3ftQuinta1-1/3ft
Cornet IV (c or cs-)4ftSifflet1ft
Fagott16ftMixtur (Scharf) IV1-1/3ft
Trompete (German)8ftTrompette (French)8ft
Glockenspiel (c-) 16ft4ftVox humana 16ft8ft
Gross Untersatz32ftTremulant
Principal Bass16ft2 Cymbelsterns
Octav Bass8ftCouplers: II/I, II/P, I/P
Octav Bass4ftVogelgesang (Bird song)
Mixture VII (prepared) Wind System: electric blower or
Posaunen Bass16ft5 hand-operated single-fold bellows
Trompeten Bass8ftCompass: Man.: C-g,a3, Ped.: C-f1
Cornet Bass4ftTemperament: Kellner/Bach
Cornet (prepared)2ft

Pitch: a-440

A Brustwerk division of 10-12 stops has been prepared.