The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Grace Methodist Episcopal Church
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

OHS Database ID 24628.


Status and Condition

The organ is no longer at this location, and is presumed destroyed, dispersed or relocated.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 24, 2019.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 20 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Presumably replaced by Austin, Op. 862, ca. 1919. (Database Manager. November 11, 2006)
  • Updated by Evan Brickner

    (Thurlow Weed. July 24, 2019)

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Facade. Photo in church archives, courtesy of Evan Brickner (Before 1902)

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  • Harrisburg Telegraph March 27, 1884
    Compass 58/27
    
    Great:
    16  Bourdon Bass
    16  Bourdon Treble
    8    Open Diapason
    8    Viola da Gamba
    8    Dulciana
    8    Melodia
    4    Octave
    4    Flute d'Amour
    2 2/3  Twelfth
    2    Fifteenth
    8    Trumpet
    
    Swell:
    8    Open Diapason
          (lowest 7 stopped wood)
    8    Salicional
    8    Dolcissimo
    8    Stopped Diapason
    4    Fugara
    4    Flute Harmonique
    8    Oboe & Bassoon
    
    Pedal:
    16   Double Open Diapason (wood)
    16   Bourdon
    8    Violoncello
    
    Mechanicals:
    Swell to Great
    Great to Pedal
    Swell to Pedal
    Blower's signal
    Pedal Check
    Swell Tremolo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     [Received from Jim Lewis 2015-05-27.]
  • Click Here Harrisburg Telegraph March 27, 1884 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.