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Grace United Methodist Church
2325 E. Third Street
Long Beach, California 90814

OHS Database ID 35925.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
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 July 11, 2008.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 34 stops. 40 registers. 37 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. 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. -- Replaced a 2/13 Murray Harris that burned with the old building on 5/23/1964. The new sanctuary is round, with the organ and choir located along the left front wall. (Database Manager. July 11, 2008)
  • The church was destroyed by fire on May 23, 1964; the present sanctuary was consecrated on September 11, 1966, and the Schantz installed in January 1968; the 19 1/2' by 24'mosaic behind the altar is made up of 225,000 pieces of ceramic tile and was made by a member of the church, with assistance from volunteers in grouting and refinishing. (Jeff Scofield. May 25, 2019)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2001-01-16
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2001-01-16
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2001-01-16

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the console January 16, 2001
           Long Beach, California
           Grace United Methodist Church
    
           Schantz   Op. 835   1968   3/37
           ______________________________________________
    
           GREAT                   POSITIV-CHOIR
        8' Principal            8' Gedeckt
        8' Gemshorn             8' Erzahler
        4' Octave               8' Erzahler Celeste
        4' Hohlflote            4' Principal
        2' Super Octave         4' Koppelflote
       IV  Mixture              2' Principal
        8' Trompete             2' Blockflote     [pf]
           Sub              1 1/3' Quinte
           Super               IV  Scharf         [pf]
                                8' Krummhorn
           SWELL                   Tremolo  
        8' Rohrflote               Sub
        8' Salicional              Super
        8' Voix Celeste
        4' Gemshorn                PEDAL
    2 2/3' Nasat               16' Bourdon
        2' Waldflote           16' Violone
    1 3/5' Terz                16' Lieblich Gedeckt 12 PO
       II  Zymbel               8' Violone          12
       16' Fagot                8' Nachthorn
        8' Oboe Schalmey        4' Choralbass       
        4' Clarion              4' Nachthorn        12
           Tremolo            III  Mixture
           Sub                 16' Trompete         12 GT
           Unison Off           8' Trompete         GT
           Super                4' Clarion          SW
    
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield November 10, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the console January 16, 2001 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.