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Brainerd United Methodist Church
4315 Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 25013.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 12, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 76 stops. 53 registers. 73 ranks. 4224 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. 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 through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed in 1965 as 4/68 Moller Op. 9982; Zimbelstern added 1983; 8' Holzgedackt added to Pedal 1986; en-Chamade added 1987; Pedal Kornett added 1990; III Cymbale added to Swell 1991; new console and conversion of switching to solid-state both by Schantz 1994 (Database Manager. January 18, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. April 18, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- 8' Grossflöte from 1907 Pilcher Op. 584 added to Major Great in 2011 by Barger & Nix. (Database Manager. July 22, 2011)

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-03-01
Exposed pipes, Major Great, Pedal principal chorus, Swell box. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-02-16
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-02-08
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-28
Church exterior. Photograph courtesy of March Adams & Associates
Exposed pipes, Untersatz, Pedal reed chorus, Minor Great, Choir and Bombarde swell boxes. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-02-16
Chancel, exposed pipes and en-chamade. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-02-08
Left Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-02-08
Right Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-02-08
Couplers. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-02-16
Console and sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-03-01
Chancel, console, exposed pipes, window and en-chamade. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-28

Pipe organs in Tennessee sponsored by Milnar Organ Co.

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
         Chattanooga, Tennessee
         Brainerd United Methodist Church
    
         Möller   Op. 9982   1965   4/73
         ________________________________________________________
    
         MAJOR GREAT (3¼")                  CHOIR  (3¼")
     16' Quintaton            61        16' Stillflöte         61
      8' Prinzipal            61         8' Prinzipal          61
      8' Grossflöte           49 k       8' Schwebung          61
      4' Oktav                61         8' Pommergedackt      61
      2' Oktavlein            61         8' Stillflöte         12
     IV  Mixtur              244         8' Stillflöte Celeste 54
    III  Scharf              183         4' Spitzprinzipal     61
     16' Fagott               pf         4' Koppelflöte        61
      8' Trompete             pf     2 2/3' Nazard             61
         Unison Off                      2' Blockflöte         61 f
      8' State Trumpet (10")  61 b   1 3/5' Terz               61
         Chimes (Deagan A)    25 a   1 1/3' Quintflöte         61 g
                                         1' Sifflöte           61
         MINOR GREAT  (3¼")             IV  Scharf             pf
      8' Metallgedackt        61       III  Zimbel            183
      8' Gemshorn             61        16' Holzregal          61
      4' Spitzflöte           61         8' Krummhorn          61
      2' Flachflöte           61         4' Trichterregal      61
     II  Sesquialtera        122            Tremulant
         Unison Off                         Sub
                                            Unison Off
         SWELL  (3½")                       Super
     16' Flute Conique        61         8' State Trumpet      GT
      8' Principal            61
      8' Flûte à cheminée     61            PEDAL  (3½" & 5")
      8' Viole de gambe       61        32' Kontrabass         pf
      8' Voix céleste         61        32' Untersatz           7
      8' Flûte douce          pf        32' Sanftbass          pf
      8' Flûte céleste        pf        16' Prinzipal          32
      4' Prestant             61        16' Bordun             32
      4' Flûte Allemande      61        16' Quintaton          MG
      4' Cor de chamois       pf        16' Flûte conique      SW
      2' Doublette            61 c      16' Stillflöte         CH
     IV  Plein jeu           244        16' Sanftbass          pf
    III  Cymbale             183 d       8' Oktav              32
     16' Basson               61         8' Holzgedackt        12 h
      8' Trompette            61         8' Quintaton          MG
      8' Hautbois             61         8' Flûte conique      SW
      8' Voix humaine         pf         8' Stillflöte         CH
      4' Clairon              61         8' Sanftbass          pf
         Tremblant                       4' Korelbass          32
         Sub                             4' Nachthorn          32
         Unison Off                      4' Flûte conique      SW
         Super                           2' Nachthorn          12
      8' State Trumpet        GT        VI  Kornett            -- i
                                        IV  Mixtur            128
         BOMBARDE  (4" & 7")(encl)      32' Kontraposaune      12 5"
      V  Grande Fourniture   305 4"     32' Contre Basson      pf
     16' Bombarde militaire   tc        16' Posaune            32 5"
      8' Trompette militaire  61        16' Basson             SW
      8' Trompette harmonique tc         8' Trompete           12 5"
      8' Cor anglais          pf         8' Basson             SW
      4' Clairon harmonique   61         4' Klarine            12 5"
         Cor tremblant                   4' Schalmei           pf j
         Zimbelstern          13 e       4' Basson             SW
     16' State Trumpet        tc            Chimes             GT
      8' State Trumpet        GT         8' State Trumpet      GT
      4' State Trumpet        12 GT
    
      a  installed in the Bombarde swell box
    
         All of the following were done by Barger & Nix, McDonald, TN
    
      b  Built by Schopp and installed 1987; wind from Major Great
      c  Former Choir 2' Kleinprinzipal, moved to Swell in 1991
      d  Built by Schopp and installed 1991 on former Larigot chest and action
      e  Installed in the Bombarde swell box
      f  Former Swell 2' Flûte à bec, moved to Choir in 1991
      g  Former Swell Larigot, moved to Choir 1991, new Schopp chest and action
      h  Built by Möller in 1986 with new chest and action
      i  Reed cornet wired up in 1990
      j  Prepared-for, but currently plays Choir Krummhorn
      k  From 1907 Pilcher Op. 584, added 2011; notes 1-12 from Pedal Bordun 16'
    
        [Received online from Jeff Scofield  July 21, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.