The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Centenary Methodist Church
Middle and New Streets
New Bern, North Carolina 28650

OHS Database ID 11512.

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Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 16, 2012.


Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Two manuals. 23 ranks.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 16, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm. (James Cook. December 17, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from J.T. Ellenberger. -- This organ had much Estey pipe work in it from the church's original organ. (Database Manager. September 28, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Scott Crowell. -- Replaced by II/33 Letourneau organ (opus 91) in May 2004. (Database Manager. June 16, 2012)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1920s)

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Stoplist

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