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Wilshire United Methodist Church
4350 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90005

OHS Database ID 64450.

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Status and Condition

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We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 26, 2019.
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Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

5 manuals. 4 divisions. 39 stops. 80 registers. 47 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. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Organ originally installed as a 3-manual in 1925 as 3/38 Moller Op. 4187 in Wilshire Blvd. Congregational Church; building sold to Wilshire Methodist in 1931; rebuilt and enlarged by Möller as Op. M-9357 in 1956, eventually becoming a 4/75; the front of the church, organ and adjoining large fellowship hall were destroyed by fire in the early 1990's; a new organ was installed by Turner in 1998 with many prepared-for stops. (Jeff Scofield. May 26, 2019)

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Console. Photograph from Robert M. Turner website 1998
Console and sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2001-01-12
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2001-01-12

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  • . Source: Stoplist copied from the console January 12, 2001
            Los Angeles, California
            Wilshire United Methodist Church
            Robert M. Turner   1998   5/47
            GREAT                       CHOIR
    *   16' Principal             * 16' Contra Viola
         8' Diapason                 8' Principal
    *    8' Principal                8' Bourdon
         8' Flute Harmonique      *  8' Viola
         8' Bourdon               *  8' Viola Celeste
    *    8' Gambe                    8' Dulciana
         4' Octave                   8' Unda Maris
    *    4' Koppelflöte              4' Octave
    2 2/3' Quinte                    4' Spitzflöte
         2' Super Octave         2 2/3' Nazard
    *    V  Cornet                *  2' Super Octave
        IV  Fourniture               2' Blockflöte
    *  III  Cymbale              1 3/5' Tierce
        16' Posaune              1 1/3' Larigot
         8' Trumpet                 IV  Mixture
            Sub                   *  8' Trompette
            Unison Off               8' Cromorne
            Super                 *  4' Clairon
    *    8' Tuba Mirabilis  SO          Tremulant
            Chimes          SO          Sub
    *       Zimbelstern                 Unison Off
            ANTIPH on GREAT             Super
            Blank                 *  8' Tuba Mirabilis  SO
            Blank                       ANTIPH on CHOIR
            SWELL                       Blank
        16' Rohrbass                    ANTIPHONAL
         8' Geigen Diapason
         8' Rohrflöte       12    * 16' Pedal Bourdon
         8' Viole de Gambe        *  8' Pedal Gedeckt
         8' Voix Celeste          *  8' Diapason
    *    8' Flauto Dolce          *  8' Bourdon
    *    8' Flute Celeste         *  8' Viole
         4' Octave                *  8' Viole Celeste
         4' Flute Octaviante      *  4' Octave
         2' Octavin               *  4' Gedeckt
    *  III  Fourniture            *  2' Super Octave
       III  Cymbale              * III  Cymbale
        16' Basson                *  8' Trumpet
         8' Trompette                   Super
         8' Basson-Hautbois 12    *  8' Tuba Mirabilis  SO
         8' Vox Humana
         4' Clairon                     PEDAL
            Sub                     32' Contrebasse     dg
            Unison Off            * 32' Bourdon         dg
            Super                   16' Contrebasse     dg
    *    8' Tuba Mirabilis  SO    * 16' Open Diapason
            Harp                    16' Soubasse
            Celesta                 16' Principal       GT
            ANTIPH on SWELL         16' Rohrbass        SW
            Blank                 * 16' Contra Viola    CH
                                     8' Octave
            SOLO                  *  8' Principal       GT
                                     8' Bourdon
    *    8' Grossflöte               8' Rohrflöte       SW
    *    8' Gambe                 *  8' Viola           CH
    *    8' Gambe Celeste            4' Octave
    *    4' Orchestral Flute         4' Flute
    *    V  Cornet          GT      32' Contre Bombarde dg
    *    8' Tuba Mirabilis        * 32' Contre Basson   dg
    *    8' Clarinet                16' Bombarde
    *    8' English Horn          * 16' Posaune         GT
            Tremulant               16' Basson          SW
            Sub                      8' Trompette       12
            Unison Off               8' Basson          SW
            Super                    4' Clairon         12
            Chimes          SO       4' Hautbois        SW
            Harp                        Chimes
            Celesta                     ANTIPH on PEDAL
            ANTIPH on SOLO
            Blank                    *  prepared for
              [Received from Jeff Scofield May 26, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist copied from the console January 12, 2001 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.