The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Boulevard Evangelical Church
(in 2019:The Church on the Boulevard)
754 Kenmore Boulevard
Akron, Ohio 44314

OHS Database ID 48630.

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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 playable, but not in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 13, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 7 stops. 24 registers. 7 ranks. 494 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. August 25, 2011)
  • Updated by ERIC J GASTIER, the builder. Contract for $3480 signed on 2/26/42. Organ installed in April. Deagan chimes (21 bells) added later. (Thurlow Weed. August 13, 2019)

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Stoplist

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  • Original document from ERIC J GASTIER.. Source: Stoplist taken from 1942 Schantz contract
    Akron, OH
    Boulevard Methodist Church
    
    Organ by A. J. Schantz, Sons & Co., PW-0244 (1942)
    
    GREAT
    16'    Open Diapason     (TC, from 8')
    8'     Open Diapason     73 p.
    8'     Stopped Diapason  (ext. SW)
    8'     Dulciana          73 p.
    4'     Octave            (ext.)
    4'     Flute             (ext. SW)
           Tremulant
           Chimes            21 bells, Deagan
    
    SWELL
    16'    Bourdon           97 p.
    8'     Open Diapason     GT
    8'     Salicional        73 p.
    8'     Vox (sic) Celeste 61 p.
    8'     Stopped Diapason  (ext.)
    4'     Flute D'Amour     (ext.)
    2-2/3' Nazard            (ext.)
    2'     Flautino          (ext.)
    8'     Cornopean *       73 p.
    8'     Oboe (synthetic)  SW
           Tremulant
    
    PEDAL
    16'    Bourdon           44 p.
    16'    Lieblich Gedeckt  SW
    8'     Bass Flute        (ext.)
    8'     Dolce Flute       (ext. SW)
    4'     Flute             (ext. SW)
    
    * or Muted Trumpet
  • Click Here Original document from ERIC J GASTIER.. Source: Stoplist taken from 1942 Schantz contract Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.