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First Methodist Church
411 N. Fourth St.
Vincennes, Indiana 47591

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 19729.

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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 December 29, 2012.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 4 divisions. 25 stops. 18 registers. 18 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.

Notes

  • Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005. (Database Manager. November 24, 2005)
  • Updated through on-line information from Rev. Dennis A. Steckley. -- This organ is in my hometown. It has been augmented and renovated over the years, but is still in weekly use. (Database Manager. May 11, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. December 29, 2012)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Organ Facade. Reuter Organ archives, courtesy of Max Mayse (1919)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason January 1919
        Vincennes, Indiana
        First Methodist Church
    
        Reuter   Op. 10   1919   2/18
        ____________________________________________________________________
    
        GREAT (*unencl)        SWELL                    PEDAL
    16' Bourdon             8' Open Diapason        16' Double Open Diapason
     8' Open Diapason *     8' Stopped Diapason     16' Bourdon
     8' Violoncello         8' Viole d'Orchestre     8' Flute Dolce
     8' Clarabella          8' Viole Celeste         8' Violoncello
     8' Dulciana            8' Echo Salicional
     4' Flute Harmonic      4' Violina
     8' French Horn         4' Flute d'Amour
     8' Clarinet            8' Oboe
                            8' Vox Humana
                               Tremulant
    
               [Received online from Jeff Scofield December 27, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The Diapason January 1919 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.