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United Brethren Church / Westfield United Methodist Church
225 S. Madison St.
Westfield, Illinois 62474

OHS Database ID 19727.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 6, 2018.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 10 stops. 12 registers. 10 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005. (Database Manager. November 24, 2005)
  • Restored in 2008 by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders. Solid-state action installed. (Steven E. Lawson. July 6, 2018)

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Photographs

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Church interior with organ case & facade. Still image from video by the Organ Media Foundation 2018-06-26
Organ case and facade. Still image from video by the Organ Media Foundation 2018-06-26
Console. Still image from video by the Organ Media Foundation 2018-06-26
Replica builder's nameplate. Still image from video by the Organ Media Foundation 2018-06-26
Added Buzard nameplate. Still image from video by the Organ Media Foundation 2018-06-26

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  • Typed Specification. Source: from OrganMediaFoundation video and www./buzardorgans.com
    Westfield, Illinois
    United Brethren Church
    
    Reuter-Schwarz Organ Co.   Opus 8   1918    2 manuals, 10 stops, 10 ranks
    _________________________________________________________________________
    
    Original pitch of A-435 Hz.
    
              GREAT ORGAN                       SWELL ORGAN
           8' Open Diapason        61        8' Violin Diapason     73
           8' Melodia              61        8' Stopped Diapason    73
           8' Dulciana             61        8' Aeoline             73
           4' Flute d'Amour        61        4' Harmonic Flute      73
                Great to Great 16'           8' Oboe Gamba          73
                Great Unison Off                  Tremolo
                Great to Great 4'                 Swell to Swell 16'
                Swell to Great 16'                Swell Unison Off
                Swell to Great 8'                 Swell to Swell 4'
                Swell to Great 4'
                                                PEDAL ORGAN
              COMBINATIONS                  16' Bourdon             42
              Swell        4  (thumb)        8' Open Diapason (Gt)  --*
              Great        4  (thumb)        8' Flute (fr. Bdn)     --*
              General      8  (thumb)             Great to Pedal 8'
                                                  Great to Pedal 4'
              REVERSIBLES                         Swell to Pedal 8'
              Great to Pedal  (thumb & toe)       Swell to Pedal 4'
              Sforzando       (thumb & toe)  *  added 1960s
    
              EXPRESSION
              Balanced Swell Pedal
              Crescendo Pedal
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2018-07-06]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed Specification. Source: from OrganMediaFoundation video and www./buzardorgans.com Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.