The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Christian Church
3700 N. Walker Avenue
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 13170.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 22, 2014.


Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 45 stops. 57 registers. 56 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

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

Notes

  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 31, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm. (James Cook. January 8, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Andrew Schaeffer. (Database Manager. November 22, 2014)
  • After years of declining membership, the congregation voted in 2016 to sell the property. Plans are to relocate to a smaller facility. (Steven E. Lawson. March 25, 2018)

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Photographs

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Console. (2015) Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer
Austin Universal Windchest, Choir Division. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2018-03-22
Antiphonal Trumpet. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2018-03-22
Swell Division Pipework. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2018-03-23
Choir Division Pipework. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2018-03-23
Choir Division Pipework. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2018-03-02
Auditorium. Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer (December, 2008)
Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1960s)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist taken from the console August 12, 2015
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    First Christian Church
    
    Austin Organs, Inc.   Opus 2219   1956
    
    GREAT                    SWELL                    CHOIR-POSITIV             PEDAL
    16' Violone              16' Flute Conique        8' Spitz Principal        32' Acoustic Bass
    8'  Principal Diapason   8'  Geigen Principal     8' Bourdon                16' Contre Bass
    8'  Second Diapason      8'  Hohl Flute           8' Erzahler               16' Bourdon
    8'  Harmonic Flute       8'  Viola da Gambe       8' Erzahler Celeste       16' Violone
    8'  Gemshorn             8'  Voix Celeste         4' Prestant               16' Flute Conique
    4'  Octave               8'  Flauto Dolce         4' Koppelflote            16' Gedeckt
    2 2/3' Twelfth           8'  Flute Celeste        2 2/3' Nazard             8'  Principal
    2'  Fifteenth            4'  Geigen Octave        2' Doublette              8'  Spitz Flote
    V   Fourniture           4'  Rohr Flute           2' Blockflote             8'  Gedeckt
    III Cymbal               2'  Gedeckt              1 3/5' Tierce             4'  Chorale Bass
    8'  Antiphonal Trumpet   IV  Plein Jeu            1 1/3' Larigot            4'  Blockflote
    4'  Antiphonal Trumpet   16' Fagott               III Zimbel                2'  Flute
                             8'  Trompette            8' Krummhorn              16' Bombarde
                             8'  Fagott               8' Cor Anglais            16' Fagott
                             4'  Clarion              8' Trumpet-en-Chamade*    8'  Trumpet
                                                      4' Trumpet-en-Chamade*    4'  Clarion     
    * Prepared for
    
     [Received from Andrew Schaeffer 2015-08-13.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from the console August 12, 2015 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.