Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Wilhelm [William] Metz (Opus 1, 1845)

Location:

St. Louis University Art Museum
3663 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63103 US
O'Donnell Hall
Organ ID: 14491

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on August 13, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 4 ranks. 199 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 4 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 4
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Pedal Compass: 99
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018:
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on June 03, 2012:

Updated through online information from James Grebe.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on March 23, 2005:

The instrument can be hand pumped via a handle on the right front of the case (apparently moved at some time from the right side of the case), or can be foot pumped by the player via a single foot pump at the lower right front of the case.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
1979 OHS Handbook: Open In New Tab Originally published June 1979
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on August 13, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Front view, organ case and keydesk: Photograph from an archival source: The Saint Louis University Museum of Art blogspot, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. unknown

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