The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Grace United Methodist Church
216 State Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101

OHS Database ID 11848.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 7, 2013.

Technical Details

Four manuals. 64 ranks.


  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 20, 2004: (James Cook. December 21, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Scott Crowell. -- Expanded in 1940 by Austin as their Opus 1117. Rebuilt and expanded by Moller in the 1950's-1960's. Organ reconditioned and festival trumpet added in 1973. Information from April 2005 Bombarde (Harrisburg AGO Newsletter) (Database Manager. May 7, 2013)

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Choir and Organ. Photo in church archives, courtesy of Evan Brickner 1920-01-10
Console. Photo in church archives, courtesy of Evan Brickner (1920’s)

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  • Original document from Evan Brickner.. Source:
    Harrisburg, PA
    Grace United Methodist Church
    Organ by Austin Organ Co.
    16’ Double Diapason
    8’ First Open Diapason 
    8’ Second Open Diapason 
    8’ Major Flute (Pedal)
    8’ Violincello
    8’ Gemshorn
    4’ Octave
    4’ Harmonic Flute
    8’ Trumpet
    8’ Echo Flute*
    8’ Viol Aetheria*
    4’ Fern Flute*
    16’ Bourdon
    8’ Open Diapason
    8’ Stopped Flute
    8’ Viole d’Orchestre
    8’ Viole Celeste
    8’ Aeoline
    4’ Flauto Traverso
    4’ Violina
    2’ Flautina
    16’ Contra Fagotta
    8’ Cornopean 
    8’ Oboe
    8’ Vox Humana
    16’ Contra Viole
    8’ Geigen Principal 
    8’ Dulciana
    8’ Quintadena
    8’ Concert Flute
    8’ Flute Celeste
    4’ Flute d’Amour
    2’ Piccolo 
    8’ Clarinet 
    8’ French Horn
    8’ Grand Diapason 
    8’ Gross Flute
    8’ Gamba 
    8’ Gamba Celeste 
    4’ Flute Ouverte 
    8’ Harmonic Tuba
    8’ Saxophone 
    8’ English Diapason
    8’ Cor d’Nuit
    8’ Antiphonal Flute
    8’ Nitsua
    8’ Viole Aetheria 
    8’ Vox Angelica 
    4’ Fern Flute
    8’ Vox Humana
    32’ Resultant Bass
    32’ Contra Bourdon 
    16’ Open Diapason
    16’ Violone 
    16’ Second Diapason (Great)
    16’ First Bourdon 
    16’ Second Bourdon
    16’ Contra Viole (Choir)
    8’ Major Flute
    8’ Flute Dolce
    8’ Violincello 
    16’ Trombone (Great Trumpet)
    16’ Fagotta
    16’ Antiphonal Bourdon (Extension) 
    *Speaking from Antiphonal organ by duplex action		
  • Click Here Original document from Evan Brickner.. Source: Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.