The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Central Methodist Episcopal Church
Staunton, Virginia

OHS Database ID 44949.


Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 9, 2011.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) unit chests.

Two manuals. 27 registers. 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 in a fixed position, center.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. 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 through information in List of More than 5200 Moller Pipe Organs (Hagerstown, Maryland. M. P. Möller, 1928). (Database Manager. October 30, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Richard Maryman. -- Organ rebuilt/enlarged in 1970's by Mark Wetzel. New console and chests built by Klann and salvaged pipework added to organ. Console converted to solid-state by Lewis & Hitchcock in late 1990's (Database Manager. November 9, 2011)

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Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1910s)

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