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Westwood United Methodist Church
10497 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90024

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 48215.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 26, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 105 stops. 75 registers. 100 ranks. 5721 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 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. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Turner gallery console added in 2001; gallery organ and chancel divisions by Walsh & Tidwell 2002-2003; new Turner chancel console in 2003; further chancel additions by Burton K. Tidwell 2005-2006; now has 159 ranks, 136 digital voices and 296 registers. (Database Manager. July 16, 2011)
  • Updated through online information from ERIC GASTIER. (Database Manager. August 23, 2011)

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Photographs

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Chancel, Console, and Right Pipe Facade. (ca. 2002) Schantz Organ Company archives; image courtesy of Eric J. Gastier
Console to left. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2001-01-12
Console to right. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2001-01-12

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from the church website and Schantz Organ Co.
           Los Angeles, California
           Westwood United Methodist Church
    
           Schantz   Op. 2083   1995   4/100
           _____________________________________________________
    
        *  existing pipework retained from the 1951 Möller
    
           GREAT                            CHOIR
       32' Dulciana I-II     CH         16' Dulciana          61 *
       16' Geigen Diapason   61          8' Diapason          61
        8' Open Diapason     61          8' Stopped Diapason  61
        8' Geigen Diapason   12          8' Erzähler          73 *
        8' Rohrflöte         61          8' Erzähler Celeste  61 *
        8' Hohlflöte         61 *        8' Dulcet II         54
        8' Celeste           54 *        4' Principal         61
        4' Principal         61          4' Gemshorn          61
        4' Octave            61          4' Koppelflöte       61 *
        4' Spitzflöte        61      2 2/3' Nasat             61 *
    3 1/5' Tenth             61          2' Octave            61
    2 2/3' Twelfth           61          2' Harmonic Piccolo  61
        2' Fifteenth         61      1 3/5' Terz              61
        2' Waldflöte         61      1 1/3' Larigot           61
    1 3/5' Seventeenth       61        8/9' None              61
       II  Grave Mixture    122         IV  Mixture          244
       IV  Mixture          244        III  Zimbel           183
      III  Klein Mixture    183         16' Holzdulzian       61
      III  Scharf           183          8' English Horn      73
       16' Double Trumpet    61          8' Cromorne          61
        8' Trumpet           61          4' Rohrschalmei      61
        4' Zink              CH             Tremulant
           Tremulant                        Sub
           Sub                              Unison Off
           Unison off                       Super
           Super                         8' Tuba Major        SO
           Cast Bells        dg          8' Trompette-en-Chamade
           Glockenharp       dg             Harp
           Zimbelstern       10             Celesta
           GT off Manual II                 MIDI
           GT on Manual IV                  GT on Manual I
                                            GallGT on Manual I
           SWELL                            GT/CH Transfer
       16' Lieblich Gedeckt  73 *
        8' Diapason          61             GALLERY GREAT
        8' Bourdon           61         23  blank drawknobs
        8' Spire Flute       61 *
        8' Gambe             61             GALLERY SWELL
        8' Gambe Celeste     61 *       24  blank drawknobs
        8' Voix Celeste II  110
        4' Principal         61             GALLERY PEDAL
        4' Traverse Flute    68 *       16  blank drawknobs
        4' Lieblichflöte     12
    2 2/3' Nasard            61             PEDAL
        2' Flute             61         32' Contra Violone    dg
    1 3/5' Tierce            68         32' Contre Bourdon    dg
        1' Piccolo           61         16' Open Diapason     32
       IV  Plein Jeu        244         16' Geigen Diapason   GT
      III  Cymbale          183         16' Bourdon           32 *
       16' Basson            61 *       16' Spire Flute       12 SW *
        8' Trompette         61         16' Lieblich Gedeckt  SW
        8' Hautbois          12         16' Dulciana          CH
        8' Oboe              61          8' Principal         32
        8' Vox Humana        61          8' Geigen Diapason   GT
    5 1/3' Cromorne Quint    61          8' Bourdon           12
        4' Clairon           61          8' Spire Flute       SW
           Tremulant                     8' Lieblich Gedeckt  SW
           Sub                           8' Dulciana          CH
           Unison Off                5 1/3' Quint             32 *
           Super                         4' Fifteenth         32
           Cast Bells        dg          4' Rohrpfeife        32
           Timbrel Bells     dg          2' Flute             32 *
                                        II  Rauschquint       64
           SOLO                        III  Mixture           96 *
        8' Harmonic Flute    61         II  Cornet            SW
        8' Viola Pomposa     61         32' Bombarde          dg
        8' Viola Celeste     61         32' Contra Fagott     dg
        8' French Horn       61         16' Trombone          32 *
        8' Clarinet          61         16' Basson            SW
        4' Alphorn           61         16' Fagott            dg
           Tremulant                     8' Trumpet           12
           Sub                           8' Hautbois          SW
           Unison Off                    8' Holzdulzian       CH
           Super                         4' Clarion           12
           Chimes                        4' Hautbois          SW
           MIDI                             Cast Bells        dg
                                            Harp              dg
       
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield  July 20, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist from the church website and Schantz Organ Co. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.