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Ridgeway Baptist Church
2500 Ridgeway Rd.
Memphis, Tennessee 38119

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 21815.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 13, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 24 stops. 38 registers. 38 ranks. 1932 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. 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

  • Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005. (Database Manager. November 24, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. August 13, 2012)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-26
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-26
Sanctuary interior angle. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-26
Chancel, console and pipe display. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-26
Chancel and console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-26
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-26
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-26

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
        Memphis, Tennessee
        Ridgeway Baptist Church
    
        Reuter   Op. 1977   1979   3/38
        _______________________________________________
    
        Specifications courtesy of the Reuter Organ Co.
    
        Randall Dyer was the sales representative.
    
        GREAT (II)                  SWELL (III)
    16' Bourdon       61        16' Gedackt          61
     8' Principal     61         8' Gedackt          12
     8' Rohrflöte     61         8' Gemshorn         61
     4' Octave        61         8' Gemshorn Celeste 49
     2' Super Octave  61         4' Principal        61
     V  Fourniture   305         4' Nachthorn        61
     8' Trompette     61     2 2/3' Nasard           61
        Sub                      2' Waldflöte        61
        Unison Off           1 3/5' Tierce           61
        Super               III-IV  Mixture         205
        Chimes        pf        16' Dulzian          61
                                 8' Fagott           61
        PEDAL                       Tremulant
    32' Resultant     --            Sub
    16' Principal     32            Unison Off
    16' Bourdon       GT            Super
    16' Gedackt       SW
     8' Principal     12            SOLO (I)
     8' Bourdon       GT         8' Hohlflöte        61
     8' Gedackt       SW         8' Gemshorn         SW
     4' Octave        32         8' Gemshorn Celeste SW
     4' Bourdon       GT            Sub
     4' Gedackt       SW            Unison Off
    IV  Mixture      128            Super
    16' Bombarde      32         V  Mounted Cornet  125
    16' Dulzian       SW           (#25-#49)
     8' Trompette     12            Tremulant
     4' Clarion       12
    
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield  August 8, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.