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West Market Street Methodist Church
302 W. Market Street
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 33451.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 25, 2014.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 26 stops. 35 registers. 30 ranks. 2060 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top.

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 toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. March 1, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Rebuild and tonal changes in 1976 as 3/36 Moller Op. R-962; replaced in 1999 with Dobson-Rosales 3/47 Op. 71. (Database Manager. July 5, 2013)

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Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1910s)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
         Greensboro, North Carolina
         West Market Street methodist Church
    
         Möller   Op. 6953   1941   3/30
         _______________________________________________
    
         Entire organ on 4" wind
    
         GREAT (encl w/CH)           SWELL
      8' Open Diapason   73      16' Lieblich Gedeckt 12
      8' Harmonic Flute  73       8' Geigen Diapason  73
      8' Gamba           73       8' Rohr Flute       73
      8' Gemshorn        73       8' Salicional       73
      4' Octave          73       8' Vox Celeste      61
      4' Harmonic Flute  73       4' Principal        73
    III  Mixture        183       4' Flute ⌂          73
      8' Trumpet         73     III  Plein Jeu       183
      4' Clarion         12       8' Oboe             73
         Sub                      8' Vox Humana       61
         Unison Off                  Tremolo
         Super                       Sub
         Chimes          21          Unison Off
                                     Super
         CHOIR
      8' Violin Diapason 73          PEDAL
      8' Melodia         73      16' Open Diapason    32
      8' Dulciana        73      16' Bourdon          32
      8' Unda Maris      61      16' Lieblich Gedeckt SW
      4' Flute d'Amour   73      16' Contra Gamba     12 CH
      2' Piccolo         61       8' Octave           12
      8' Clarinet        73       8' Flute            12
         Tremolo                  8' Gedeckt          SW
         Sub                      8' Gamba            CH
         Unison Off              16' Trombone         12 GT
         Super
    
        [Received online from Jeff Scofield July 4, 2013]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.