The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Christ Church United Methodist
4614 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, Kentucky 40207


OHS Database ID 27320.

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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 is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 5, 2012.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 35 stops. 31 registers. 39 ranks. 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 toe studs.


  • Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- The organ is installed in side chambers with Great and Pedal pipework on cantilevered chests in front of the chambers on each side. (Database Manager. August 3, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Michael Olafson. -- Electro-pneumatic console (Database Manager. April 5, 2012)

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Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-09
Chancel and choir loft from rear gallery. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-09
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-09
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr
Left Stopjamb. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr
Right Stopjamb. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr

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  • Stoplist copied from the console July 9, 2007
           Louisville, Kentucky
           Christ United Methodist Church
           Schanz   Op. 1617   1980   3/39
           GREAT                     CHOIR
        8' Principal              8' Holzgedeckt
        8' Bourdon                4' Kopelflöte
        4' Octave                 2' Italian Principal
        2' Flachflöte         1 1/3' Larigot
       IV  Mixtur               III  Zimbel
        8' Trompete               8' Krummhorn
           Sub                       Tremulant
           Unison Off                Sub
           Super                     Unison Off
           Chimes                    Super
       16' Gemshorn                  PEDAL
        8' Rohrflöte             16' Principal
        8' Gemshorn      12      16' Subbass
        8' Gemshorn Celeste      16' Gemshorn       SW
        4' Spitz Principal        8' Octave
        4' Spitzflöte             8' Bourdon        12
    2 2/3' Nazard                 4' Choralbass
        2' Blockflöte             2' Nachthorn
    1 3/5' Tierce               III  Mixture
      III  Scharf                16' Posaune
       16' Fagot                  8' Posaune        12
        8' Trompette              4' Rohrschalmei
           Unison Off
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield  May 31, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the console July 9, 2007 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.