The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Reformation Lutheran Church
1118 Union Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201

OHS Database ID 37582.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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 May 4, 2017.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 13 stops. 23 registers. 15 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.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical 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 thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. December 12, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Scott Crowell. -- Rebuilding, additions, and new three manual console to be completed summer 2013. (Database Manager. July 25, 2012)
  • Updated by Scott Crowell, who gave this as the source of the information: Church Newsletter-March 2013.
    Organ was to be rebuilt by Robert Coulter in summer 2013, but the contract was terminated by the church before any work was completed. (Steven E. Lawson. May 4, 2017)
  • The church's Wikipedia pages says there were tonal changes in 1993 for $75,000. (Jeff Scofield. June 10, 2019)

Online Documents

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  • . Source: Stoplist from the factory specifications via the OHS Archives
         Columbia, South Carolina
         Lutheran Church of the Reformation
         Möller   Op. 9369   1960   2/15
         GREAT                  SWELL                  PEDAL
      8' Diapason    61     16' Bassgedackt 61     16' Subbass      32
      8' Spitzflöte  61      8' Gedackt     12     16' Bassgedackt  SW
      8' Dulciana    61      8' Salicional  61      8' Principal    32
      4' Principal   61      8' Vox Celeste 49      8' Subbass      12
    III  Mixture    183      4' Geigen      61      8' Gedackt      SW
         Tremulant           4' Flute       12      4' Super Octave 12
         Sub             2 2/3' Nazard      61      4' Flute        12
         Super               2' Flute       12      2' Octavin      12
         Chimes              8' Trompette   61
                             4' Clarion     12
                                Unison Off
                  [Received from Jeff Scofield June 11, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from the factory specifications via the OHS Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.