The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Christ Church Methodist
Charleston, West Virginia

OHS Database ID 57337.


Status and Condition

The organ has been destroyed and is no longer extant.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 21, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 29 ranks. 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.

Notes

  • Information from Hillgreen, Lane & Co. opus list, compiled by Bynum Petty
    Contract: August 1949
    Some pipes retained from the church's Weichardt tubular-pneumatic organ (1910). The Weichardt Echo was retained and rebuilt.
    Price: $24,700 (Jeff Scofield. December 27, 2015)
  • Per J. Daniel Faber, the organ was destroyed when the entire church burned July 19, 1969. (Jeff Scofield. September 21, 2019)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Organ Facade. Photo from Christ Church website, courtesy of J Daniel Faber (1950's)

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Stoplist

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