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Boston Avenue Methodist Church
1301 S. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 36514.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 23, 2016.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 8 divisions. 56 stops. 70 registers. 71 ranks. 4133 pipes. 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. The console is in a fixed position, center.

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.

Notes

  • Organ significantly rebuilt and enlarged in 1987 by Möller. (Database Manager. January 23, 2008)
  • Replaced in 1961 by 4/71 Moller Op. 9580. (Database Manager. Unknown)
  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Rebuilt and enlarged to 104 ranks as Möller Op. A-9580 in 1987. (Database Manager. August 13, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Gregg Wonderly. -- The organ control system was recently rebuilt and wiring replaced with the Peterson ICS-4000 system providing MIDI support. (Database Manager. April 15, 2014)
  • Updated through online information from Elliot Rigsby. (Database Manager. May 23, 2016)

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Photographs

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Console. Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield 1961-05-04
32' Posaune in Factory. Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield 1961-01-02
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1985-11-20
Sanctuary interior and chancel. Moller Promotional Photos; collection of Jeff Scofield 1961-05-04
Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1959)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from The Diapason August 1962

  •        Tulsa, Oklahoma
           Boston Avenue Methodist Church
    
           Möller   Op. 9580   1961   4/71
           _____________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                         SWELL
       16' Quintadena       61       16' Flauto Dolce         61
        8' Principal        61        8' Rohrflöte            61
        8' Gedackt          61        8' Viola Pomposa        61
        4' Octave           61        8' Viola Celeste        61
        4' Spitzflöte       61        8' Flauto Dolce         12
        2' Waldflöte        61        8' Flute Celeste        49
       IV  Fourniture      244        4' Prestant             61
      III  Cymbel          183        4' Flachflöte           61
           Unison Off                 2' Doublette            61
           Chimes           AN       II  Sesquialtera        122
                                     IV  Plein Jeu           244
           CHOIR                     16' Fagot                61
        8' Nasongedeckt     61        8' Trompette            61
        8' Spitzviol        61        8' Fagot                12
        8' Erzähler         61        4' Schalmey             61
        8' Erzähler Celeste 49           Tremulant
        4' Koppelflöte      61           Sub
    2 2/3' Nasat            61           Unison Off
        2' Nachthorn        61           Super
        8' English Horn     61
        4' Hautbois         61           BOMBARDE
           Tremulant                 IV  Harmonics           244
           Sub                       16' Bombarde             61
           Unison Off                 8' Trompette Harmonique 61
           Super                      4' Clairon Harmonique   61
                                         Sub
           PEDAL                         Unison Off
       32' Finis Bourdon    32           Super
       16' Principal        32
       16' Subbass          32           POSITIV
       16' Quintadena       GT        8' Copula               61
       16' Flauto Dolce     SW        4' Rohrflöte            61
        8' Geigen           32        4' Gemshorn             61
        8' Subbass          32        2' Prinzipal            61
        8' Quintadena       GT    1 1/3' Kleinquinte          61
        4' Choralbass       32        1' Octavlein            61
        4' Blockflöte       32      III  Scharfmixtur        183
        2' Blockflöte       12        8' Singendregal         61
      VII  Cornet           --           Sub
      III  Mixture          96           Unison Off
       32' Posaune   F/L    12 a
       16' Posaune          32           ANTIPHONAL  b
       16' Fagot            SW        8' Gedeckt              61
        8' Posaune          12        8' Gemshorn             61
        4' Clarion          12        4' Fugara               61
        4' Fagot            SW        2' Flautino             61
           Chimes           AN        8' Oboe                 61
                                         Tremulant
           ANTIPHONAL PEDAL              Sub
       16' Lieblichbourdon  12 AN        Unison Off
        8' Gedeckt          AN           Super
                                         Chimes               25
    
        a  full-length, added in 1965
        b  present pipework from Kilgen
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield  April 21, 2012]
  • Stoplist from The Diapason August 1962 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.