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First United Methodist Church
501 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 38714.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 10, 2015.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 6 divisions. 58 stops. 47 registers. 59 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center 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. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. 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

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. January 22, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from David Ritch. -- The antiphonal division is exposed and located in the gallery. (Database Manager. January 26, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. August 15, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Donald Kaufhold. -- The Chimes are from the original 1927 4-manual Hook & Hastings organ. (Database Manager. January 10, 2015)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Chancel and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Console and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Console. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Pedalboard and Expression Pedals. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Balcony and Antiphonal Pipe Displays. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Right Antiphonal Pipe Display. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Pipework and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Pipework. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Pipework. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Pipework. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Pipework. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Pipework. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Pipework. Pipework 2015-03-01
Pipework. Pipework 2015-03-01
Pipework. Pipework 2015-03-01
Pipework. Pipework 2015-03-01
Pipework. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Chimes. Photograph by Christopher Wysocki 2015-03-01
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Charlotte, North Carolina
           First Methodist Church
    
           Möller   Op. 10260   1967   3/59
    
           GREAT (3 3/4" wind)             CHOIR (4")
       16' Quintaton 61                 8' Gedeckt 61
        8' Principal 61                 8' Erzähler 61
        8' Bordun 61                    8' Erzähler Celeste 49 tc
        4' Octav 61                     4' Nachthorn 61
        4' Spitzflöte 61            2 2/3' Nazard 61 (Rohrflöte)
    2 2/3' Octav Quint 61               2' Blockflöte 61
        2' Super Octav              1 3/5' Tierce 61
       IV  Fourniture 244             III  Mixture 183
        8' Trompete 73 (dbl trbls)      8' Krummhorn 61 
           Unison Off                      Tremulant
           Super                           Sub
           Chimes 25 (present)             Unison Off
                                           Super
           SWELL (4")
       16' Rohrgedeckt 61                  ANTIPHONAL (3")(exposed)
        8' Rohrflöte 12                 8' Bourdon 61
        8' Viole de Gambe 61            8' Salicional 61
        8' Viole Celeste 61             4' Principal 61
        4' Principal 61                II  Mixture 122
        4' Harmonic Flute 61            8' Trompete 73 (double trebles)
        2' Octavin 61
       IV  Plein Jeu 244                   PEDAL (3 3/4")
       16' Bassoon 61 (1-18 L/2)       16' Principal 32
        8' Trompette 61                16' Bourdon 32
        4' Hautbois 61                 16' Quintaton GT *
           Tremulant                   16' Erzähler 12 CH (4")
           Sub                          8' Principal 12
           Unison Off                   8' Bourdon 12
           Super                        8' Erzähler CH
                                        4' Octave 32
           POSITIV (3")                 4' Nachthorn 32
        8' Nasonflöte 61                2' Nachthorn 12
        4' Principal 61                II  Mixture 64
        4' Koppelflöte 61              II  Mixture 24
        2' Principal 61                16' Posaune 32 (4")
    1 1/3' Larigot 61                  16' Bassoon SW
        1' Sifflöte 61                  8' Posaune 12
      III  Zimbel 183                   8' Bassoon SW
        8' Barpfeife 61                 4' Clarion 12
           Tremulant                    4' Bassoon SW
    
        *  Replaced in 1984 by 16' Rohrgedeckt SW
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield August 15, 2009.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.