Concert program for the dedication of the new pipe organ at St. Francis Church in Portland, Oregon. Organist Lucien E. Becker performed pieces by Lemmens, Bocherini, Batiste, Lux, Liszt, Chopin, Rousseau, Guilmant, and Wachs. The concert included vocal performances by soprano Mrs. Raymond Sullivan, barritone Dom J. Zan and the St. Francis Choir under the direction of J.W. Alstock.
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Dedication of the new pipe organ St. Francis Church TWELFTH AND EAST PINE Friday Evening, December Twenty-Seventh Nineteen Twelve Prof. LUCIEN E. BECKER, F. A. G. O. Organist ASSISTED BY Mrs. Raymond Sullivan Soprano Mr. Dom J. Zan Baritone St. Francis Choir Direction J. W. Altstock Specifications of the Two-Manual Tubular Pneumatic Organ, built by the Austin Organ Co. Hartford, Connecticut PEDAL ORGAN 1— Open Diapason, 16' 32 notes, wood. 4—Great to Pedal. 2— Bourdon, 16' 32 notes, wood. 5—Swell to Pedal. 3— Gross Flute, 8' 32 notes, wood. 6—Swell to Pedal Octave. 7-9—Three adjustable composition pedals to control pedal stops and couplers. GREAT ORGAN 10— Bourdon . .......16' 73 pipes, wood. 11— Open Diapason...... 8' 73 pipes, metal. 12— Dulciana...... . 8' 73 pipes, metal. 13— Clarabella....... 81 73 pipes, wood. 14— Octave........4' 73 pipes, metal. 15— Harmonic Flute...... 4' 73 pipes, metal. 16— Trumpet........8' 73 pipes, reed. 17— 22—Six adjustable composition pistons to control great stops and couplers. 23— Great Sub. 26—Swell to Great Sub. 24— Great Octave. 27—Swell to Great Unison. 25— Great Unison off. 28—Swell to Great Octave. SWELL ORGAN 29— Open Diapason- . . . . . 8'73 pipes, metal. 30— Doppel Flute ...... 8' 73 pipes, wood. 31— Viole d'Orchestre...... 8' 73 pipes, tin. 32— Viole Celecte....... 8' 73 pipes, tin. 3 3—Echo Salicional ...... 8' 73 pipes, tin. 34— Flauto Traverso . . . . . . 4' 73 pipes, wood. 35— Flageolet...... . . 2' 61 pipes, metal. 36— Vox Humana ....... 8' 73 pipes, reed. 37— Oboe . . . ; . . . ■ • ■ 8' 73 pipes, reed. 38 -Tremulant. 39—Swell Sub. 40—Swell Unison off. 41—Swell Octave. 42-4S—Seven adjustable composition pistons to control swell stops and couplers. (Any slop or coupler of either manual or pedal can be set on any piston or pedal, thus giving appropriate pedal if desired). 49-51—Three mechanical foot combination pedals to control great stops and couplers. 52-54—Three mechanical foot combination pedals to control swell stops and couplers. ACCESSORY 55— Balanced Crescendo Pedal not moving registers, adjustable. 56— Balanced Swell Pedal. 57— Great to Pedal Reversible. 58— Sforzando Pedal. The purchase of the Organ was made possible by the very generous donation of Mr. Andrew Carnegie, of New York City. The people of St. Francis Church are very thankful to him, and will always remember him as their benefactor. Programme Organ a Laudate Dominum omnes gentes (tonus vii.) b Minuet c Pilgrim's Song of Hope Vocal Soprano Solo O Divine Redeemer Mrs. Raymond Sullivan Lemmens Bocherini Batiste Gounod Chorus Gloria St. Francis Augmented Choir Direction J. W. Altstock Organ a O Sanctissima (variations) b Consolation c Nocturne op. 9 no. 2 Vocal Baritone Solo "Pro Peccatis" from sabat Mater Mr. Dom j. Zan Organ Solo Andante Miss Elsie Mayer Soprano Solo "Inflarnmatus et Accensus" and chorus Mrs. Raymond Sullivan Farmer s Mass and choir Organ a Elevation b Prayer and Berceuse . c Hosanna Lux Liszt Chopin Rossini Wely Rossini Rousseau Guilmant Wachs N. B.—All Numbers on thin Programme are the Works of Catholic Composers The Austin Organ Company HARTFORD, CONN. Has installed in this church one of the finest organs in the northwest, and invites your very closest investigation of the following exclusive features of construction THE UNIVERSAL AIR CHEST THE STOP KEY ACTION instead of knobs at the side THE ELIMINATION OF BELLOWS Grooves, etc THE ABSOLUTE UNIFORMITY OF WIND PRESSURE THE HEAVY DIAPASON QUALITY OF TONE THE BEAUTIFUL STRING EFFECTS p^™m THE TOUCH Light as a Grand Piano For all details, specifications, or inquiries pertaining to the craft Communicate with R. F. TILTON Sole Pacific Coast Representative The Wiley B. Allen Co. Bunding 135 Kearny Street, San Francisco, California
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December 27, 1912
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