The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Gary Memorial United Methodist Church
Wheaton, Illinois

OHS Database ID 50652.


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 December 4, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 38 stops. 51 registers. 45 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.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Kristina Powers. -- Additions to and new console for existing Austin Opus 1737. (Database Manager. December 4, 2012)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary Interior and Chancel. Photograph by Kristina Powers 2012-03-21
Console and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by Kristina Powers 2012-03-21
Balcony, Brass Fanfare Trumpets, and Organ Speaker Cabinets. Photograph by Kristina Powers 2012-03-21
Left Fanfare Trumpet. Photograph by Kristina Powers 2012-03-21
Right Fanfare Trumept and Speaker Cabinet. Photograph by Kristina Powers 2012-03-21
Stained Glass Window. Photograph by Kristina Powers 2012-03-21
Stained Glass Window. Photograph by Kristina Powers 2012-03-21
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-22
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-22
Chancel. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-22
Console. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-22
Pedal and Swell Stop Tablets. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-22
Great and Choir Stop Tablets. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-22

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist taken from church website
    Austin Organ 1930, additions by Bradford in 2003
    
    GREAT 	     	                 SWELL
    16’ 	 Gemshorn (Ch) 	  	 16’ 	 Lieblich Gedeckt
    8’ 	 Diapason 	  	 8’ 	 Diapason
    8’ 	 Bourdon 	  	 8’ 	 Gedeckt
    8’ 	 Gamba 	  	         8’ 	 Salicional
    4’ 	 Octave 	  	 8’ 	 Voix Celeste
    4’ 	 Harmonic Flute   	 4’ 	 Principal
    2’ 	 Fifteenth 	  	 4’ 	 Flauto Traverso
    IV 	 Fourniture 	     2 2/3’   	 Nazard
    16’  	 Contra Tromba 	  	 2’ 	 Flautino
    8’  	 Tromba 	     1 3/5’ 	 Tierce
      	 Chimes 	  	 III 	 Mixture
      	  	  	        16’ 	 Contra Trumpet
      	  	         	 8’ 	 Cornopean
      	  	  	         8’ 	 Oboe
      	  	        	 8’ 	 Vox Humana
      	  	  	         4’ 	 Clarion
      	  	  	  	         Tremolo
     
    CHOIR 	  	                 PEDAL 
    16’ 	 Gemshorn 	  	*32’ 	 Double Open Wood
     8’ 	 Rohr Flute 	  	 32’ 	 Contra Bourdon
     8’ 	 Gemshorn 	  	*16’ 	 Open Diapason
     8’ 	 Gemshorn Celeste 	 16’ 	 Principal
     4’ 	 Koppel Flute 	  	 16’ 	 Bourdon
     2’ 	 Spitz Flute 	  	 16’ 	 Lieblich Gedeckt (Sw)
     1 1/3’	 Quint 	  	         16’ 	 Gemshorn (Ch)
     III 	 Scharf 	  	  8’ 	 Octave
     8’ 	 Trompette-en-Chamade 	  8’ 	 Flute
     8’ 	 Clarinet 	  	  4’ 	 Choral Bass
      	 Harp 	  	        *32’ 	 Contra Bombarde
      	 Celesta 	  	 16’ 	 Trombone
      	 Cymbelstern 	  	 16’ 	 Contra Trumpet (Sw)
      	 Tremolo 	  	 8’ 	 Trumpet
      	         	  	 4’ 	 Clarion
    
    
    * Console Preparation Only
    
     [Received from Kristina Powers 2012-03-22.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from church website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.