The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Otterbein United Methodist Church
176 W. Market St,
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801


OHS Database ID 22017.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 28, 2012.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 28 stops. 41 registers. 36 ranks. 2157 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, right.

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.


  • 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. September 28, 2012)

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-06-21
Stained Glass Window. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-06-21
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-06-21
Sanctuary interior to left. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-06-21
Sanctuary interior to right. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-06-21
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-06-21

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Harrisonburg, Virginia
           Otterbein United Methodist Church
           Reuter   Op. 2173   1994   3/36
           GREAT                           CHOIR
        8' Principal        61          8' Gedeckt          61
        8' Bourdon          61          8' Gemshorn         61
        4' Octave           61          8' Gemshorn Celeste 49
        4' Bourdon          12          4' Spitz Principal  61
        2' Flachflote       61          2' Principal        61
       IV  Fourniture      244      1 1/3' Larigot          61
        8' Trompette        SW        III  Cymbale         183
           Sub                          8' Clarinet         61 a
           Unison Off                      Tremolo
           Super                           Sub
           Chimes              a           Unison Off
           SWELL                           Nave Shutters Closed
       16' Rohrflote        pf             
        8' Geigen Principal 61             PEDAL
        8' Rohrflote        61         32' Resultant        --
        8' Viola            61         16' Principal        32
        8' Viola Celeste    49         16' Subbass          32
        4' Geigen Principal 12          8' Principal        12
        4' Hohlflote        61          8' Subbass          12
    2 2/3' Nazard           61          4' Choralbass       12
        2' Blockflote       61          4' Subbass          12
    1 3/5' Tierce           61         16' Trompette        SW
       IV  Plein Jeu       244          8' Trompette        SW
       16' Oboe             61          8' Oboe             SW
        8' Trompette        61          4' Trompette        SW
        8' Oboe             12
        8' Vox Humana       61 a        a  from old organ
        4' Trompette        12
           Unison Off
           Nave Shutters Closed                       
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield  September 22, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.