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First United Methodist Church
2416 W Cloverdale Park
Montgomery, Alabama 36106

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 36332.

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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, 2010.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 50 stops. 36 registers. 48 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. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture 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 Linda Gill. (Database Manager. July 25, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Linda Gill. (Database Manager. July 26, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Great and Pedal functionally displayed in front of the chambers to each side of the chancel; the Antiphonal is displayed to each side of the gallery window. (Database Manager. August 23, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Renovations by Milnar in 2000, at which time the Trompette-en-Chamade was added. (Database Manager. July 11, 2010)
  • Offered for sale April 2019. (Jeff Scofield. April 3, 2019)

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Photographs

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Chancel and Left Pipe Display. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-07-08
Chancel and Right Pipe Display. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-07-08
Console and Left Stop Jamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-07-08
Console and Right Stop Jamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-07-08
Antiphonal Pipe Display, Trompette en Chamade, and Stained Glass Windows. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-07-08
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-07-08
Chancel.. Photograph by Jim Cook 2016-09-02
Gallery and Antiphonal Organ. Photograph by Jim Cook 2016-09-02
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-07-08

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from The Diapason November 1967
         Montgomery, Alabama
         First United Methodist Church
    
         Schantz   Op. 890   1969   3/49
    
         GREAT                            CHOIR
     16' Gemshorn 61                  16' Gedackt 12
      8' Principal 61                  8' Gedackt 68
      8' Bordun 61                     8' Erzähler 68
      4' Octave 61                     8' Erzähler Celeste 61
      4' Spitzflöte 61                 4' Spitzprincipal 68
      2' Blockflöte 61                 4' Koppelflöte 68
     IV  Mixture 244               2 2/3' Nasat 61
    III  Scharf 183                    2' Octave 61
         Sub                       1 3/5' Terz 61
         Unison Off                    8' Bombarde 68
         Super                         8' Krummhorn 68
      8' Trompette-en-Chamade 61          Tremulant
                                          Sub
         SWELL                            Unison Off
      8' Flûte à cheminée 68              Super
      8' Viole de Gambe 68             8' Trompette-en-Chamade GT
      8' Viole Celeste 61
      4' Prestant 61                      PEDAL
      2' Flûte de bois 61             32' Resultant --
    III  Plein Jeu 183                16' Principal 32
     16' Basson 68                    16' Brummbass 32
      8' Trompette 68                 16' Gemshorn GT
      4' Clairon 68                   16' Gedackt CH
         Tremulant                     8' Octave 12
         Sub                           8' Flötenbass 12
         Unison Off                    8' Gemshorn GT
         Super                         8' Gedackt CH
                                       4' Super Octave 12
         ANTIPHONAL                    4' Flöte 12
      8' Nasonflöte 61                IV  Mixture 128
      4' Principal 61                 16' Posaune 32
      2' Gemshorn 61                  16' Basson SW
    III  Mixture 183                   8' Trompete 12
                                       4' Klarine 12
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield August 24, 2009.]
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