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Central United Methodist Church
1004 23rd Ave.
Meridian, Mississippi 39301

OHS Database ID 60712.

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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 in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 17, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 33 stops. 50 registers. 39 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front.

Notes

  • At some point a Tuba was added to the organ that was very unsatisfactory; when the organ was rebuilt and the Tuba removed, some of the pipes were used by an artisan in the congregation when he created a cross. (Jeff Scofield. November 17, 2017)

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Photographs

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Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30
Tuba Cross. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30
Console to right. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30
Console to left. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30
Pipe facade. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30
Chancel and choirloft. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist copied from the console October 30, 2017
           Meridian, Mississippi
           Central United Methodist Church
    
           Pilcher   Op. 1228   1924   3/28
           Unknown              2005   3/39
           _____________________________________________
    
           GREAT                        CHOIR
    
       16' Bourdon                   8' Concert Flute
        8' Principal                 8' Dulciana
        8' Stopped Flute             8' Unda Maris
        4' Octave                    4' Night Horn
        4' Spire Flute           2 2/3' Nazard
    2 2/3' Twelfth                   2' Piccolo
        2' Fifteenth             1 3/5' Tierce
       IV  Mixture                   8' Clarinet
        8' Trumpet *                    Tremolo
           Sub                          Sub
           Unison Off                   Unison Off
           Super                        Super
           Chimes                       Blank
           Blank
                                        PEDAL
           SWELL
                                    32' Acoustic Bourdon
       16' Violone                  16' Diapason (wood)
        8' English Diapason         16' Principal
        8' Chimney Flute            16' Bourdon
        8' Viole da Gamba 12        16' Violone
        8' Viole Celeste             8' Principal
        4' Principal                 8' Bourdon       12
        4' Harmonic Flute            8' Viole         SW
        2' octave                    8' Chimney Flute SW
       IV  Plein Jeu                 4' Choral Bass   12
       16' Trombone          *       4' Bourdon
       16' Bassoon                  II  Mixture
        8' Trumpet        12 *      16' Double Trumpet
        8' Oboe           12        16' Bassoon       SW
        8' Vox Humana                8' Trumpet       12
        4' Clarion        12 *       8' Oboe          SW
           Tremolo                   4' Clarion       12
           Sub                       4' Clarinet      CH
           Unison Off                   Blank
           Super                        Blank
                                        Blank
        *  Large Scale
    
          [Received from Jeff Scofield November 17, 2017]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist copied from the console October 30, 2017 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.