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Magnolia Avenue Methodist Church
2700 Magnolia Avenue
Knoxville, Tennessee 37914

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 26200.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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 August 22, 2007.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 30 stops. 19 registers. 23 ranks. 1405 pipes. 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. 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. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Installed behind Hook & Hastings facade: twin six-sectional facades arranged: 5-5-5-5-5-5 (cross) 5-5-5-5-5-5. (Database Manager. May 30, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Tim Lett. -- Some revoicing/restoration performed by Randall Dyer in 1999 due to fire in building. Sanctuary seats approximately 1,000. Church membership is currently 200 with 60 regular Sunday attendees. (Database Manager. August 22, 2007)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1987-09-10
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1987-09-10
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1987-09-10

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
    Knoxville, Tennessee
    Magnolia Avenue Methodist Church
    
    Möller   Op. 9531   1961   3/23
    
         GREAT                    CHOIR
      8' Diapason 61           8' Gedeckt 61
      8' Bourdon 61            8' Erzähler 61
      4' Octave 61             4' Koppelflöte 61
      2' Waldflöte 61      2 2/3' Nazard 61
    III  Fourniture 183        2' Blockflöte 61
         Sub                   8' Cromorne 61
         Unison Off               Tremulant
         Super                    Sub
         Chimes (pf)              Unison Off
                                  Super
         SWELL                    Harp (pf)
     16' Rohrgedeckt 61
      8' Rohrflöte 12             PEDAL
      8' Viole de Gambe 61    16' Bourdon 32 (1-18 wood)
      8' Viole Celeste 49     16' Rohrgedeckt SW
      4' Nachthorn 61          8' Principal 32
    III  Plein Jeu 183         8' Bourdon 12
      8' Trompette 61          8' Rohrflöte SW
         Tremulant             8' Viole de Gambe SW
         Sub                   4' Octave 12
         Unison Off            4' Bourdon 12
         Super                 2' Octavin 12
                              16' Bass Trumpet 12 SW
    
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield May 07, 2009.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.