The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Methodist Church
1115 S. Boulder Ave.
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119

OHS Database ID 36517.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 10, 2011.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 10 divisions. 89 stops. 120 registers. 114 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

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 thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The 16, 8 and 4' en-chamades are located with the bottom octave of the 32' Bourdon around and below the south transept window. The en-chamades were a TAO cover feature shortly after they were installed. (Database Manager. August 14, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Wicks console added 2008. (Database Manager. August 10, 2011)

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Console front. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1985-11-20
Sanctuary interior toward gallery. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-07-14
En-Chamade and 32' Bourdon. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1985-11-20
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-07-14
Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1966)
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-07-14

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  • Stoplist from visit November 28, 1985
            Tulsa, Oklahoma
            First Methodist Church
            Schantz   Op. 650   1964   4/114
            GREAT                         SWELL
        16' Violon                    16' Flute Ouverte
         8' Principal                  8' Principal
         8' Bourdon                    8' Flute a Cheminee
         8' Violon      (ext)          8' Viole de Gambe
         4' Octave                     8' Viole Celeste
         4' Flute Harmonique           8' Flute Celeste II
     2 2/3' Quinte                     4' Octave
         2' Doublette                  4' Flute Ouverte
        IV  Fourniture             2 2/3' Nasard
       III  Cymbale                    2' Flute Champ
         8' Trompette                  V  Plein Jeu
         4' Clairon                  III  Cymbale
            Unison Off                16' Contra Fagotto
            Super                      8' Trompette
            Chimes                     8' Hautbois            12
            Harp                       8' Voix Humaine
            Zimbelstern                4' Clairon
            GALLERY GREAT                 Sub
         8' Gedackt                       Unison Off
         8' Dolce         GS              Super
         4' Principal
         2' Blockflöte                    CHOIR
       III  Mixture                   16' Quintade
                                       8' Spitzgamba
            GALLERY SWELL              8' Holzgedackt
         8' Stopped Flute              8' Erzähler
         8' Dolce                      8' Erzähler Celeste
         8' Dolce Celeste              4' Fugara
         4' Waldflöte                  4' Nachthorn
     2 2/3' Nasat                  2 2/3' Nasat
         2' Flöte                      2' Flötenprinzipal
         8' Fagot                  1 3/5' Terz
            Tremolo                    8' Krummhorn
                                       4' Rohrschalmei
            GALLERY PEDAL                 Tremolo
        16' Subbass                       Sub
        16' Stopped Flute (ext)           Unison Off
         8' Principal                     Super
         8' Dolce          GS             Harp
         4' Choralbass     12          8' Trompette-en-Chamade BO
         2' Octavin        12
            PEDAL                      8' Nasonflöte
        32' Bourdon                    4' Prinzipal
        16' Principal                  4' Koppelflöte
        16' Bourdon        12          2' Octav
        16' Violon         GT      1 1/3' Quint
        16' Flute Couverte SW          1' Sifflöte
        16' Spitzgamba     12 CH     III  Zimbel
        16' Quintade       CH         16' Dulzian
    10 2/3' Violonquinte   GT             Tremolo
         8' Octave
         8' Flute                         SOLO
         8' Violon         GT         16' Bourdon
         8' Flute Couverte SW          8' Diapason
         8' Spitzgamba     CH          8' Doppelflöte
     5 1/3' Spitzquinte                8' Hohlflöte
         4' Choralbass                 8' Gamba
         4' Flute          12          8' Gamba Celeste
     3 1/5' Terz           --          4' Gamba
         2' Octavin                    4' Hohlflöte          (ext)
         2' Flute          12          2' Piccolo
        II  Cornet                    16' Bombarde
        IV  Mixture                   16' Corno di Bassetto
       III  Cymbale                    8' Trumpet
        32' Contre Bombarde            8' French Horn
        16' Bombarde     (ext)         8' English Horn
        16' Contra Fagotto SW          4' Clairon
        16' Dulzian        PO             Tremolo
         8' Bombarde       12             Sub
         8' Krummhorn      CH             Unison Off
         4' Clairon        12             Super
         4' Rohrschalmei   CH
            Chimes         GT             BOMBARDE
            Blank                     VI  Grand Fourniture
                                      16' Bombarde-en-Chamade
                                       8' Trompette-en-Chamade
                                       4' Clairon-en-Chamade
           [Received online from Jeff Scofield  August 13, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist from visit November 28, 1985 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.