The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Christ United Methodist Church
301 Wooster Street
Marietta, Ohio 45750

OHS Database ID 60391.

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Status and Condition

Renovation, restoration, or revision is in progress.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 15, 2017.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 29 stops. 42 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ.
    Identified by J. A. Hefner, listing this web site as a source of information:
    The church initially had a different [Felgemaker-esque, substantial-looking] organ.
    This tracker organ was built in [West] Germany 1985, disassembled, shipped, and reassembled in 1986 at Christ UMC.
    "The organ’s 29 voices are comprised of 42 ranks, for a total of 2,163 pipes, controlled by 29 draw knob stop controls."
    It is currently undergoing restoration. (Database Manager. July 15, 2017)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From builder's website
    Marietta, Ohio
    Christ United Methodist Church
    Orgelbau Klais Bonn   1986
    2 manuals, 29 stops, 42 ranks
                GREAT ORGAN
            16' Pommer             61
             8' Principal          61
             8' Gemshorn           61
             8' Rohrgedackt        61
             4' Octave             61
             4' Hohlflöte          61
             2' Superoctave        61
         1 1/3' Larigot            61
             8' Cornet V          305
             2' Mixtur IV         244
             8' Trompete           61
                SWELL ORGAN
             8' Bourdon            61
             8' Salicional         61
             8' Voix céleste       61
             4' Principal          61
             4' Rohrflöte          61
         2 2/3' Nasard             61
             2' Waldflöte          61
         1 3/5' Terz               61
         1 1/3' Scharff IV        244
            16' Dulcian            61
             8' Hautbois           61
                PEDAL ORGAN
            16' Principal          32
            16' Subbass            32
             8' Octave             32
             8' Gedacktbass        32
             4' Tenoroctave        32
         2 2/3' Hintersatz IV     128
            16' Posaune            32
                I - P
                II - P
                II - I
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-07-16]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From builder's website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.