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Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 1382, 1962)

Location:

Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church
53rd Street and Avenue U
Galveston, TX US
Organ ID: 21208

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 57 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 46 stops. 55 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 46
  • Registers: 55
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 23, 2011:

Updated through online information from ERIC J. GASTIER. -- Organ removed in 1997 by Schantz Organ Company. 17 ranks retained in Schantz IV/117 installed in 1997 and completed in 1998.

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

Database Manager on January 02, 2009:

The organ was installed in a new building, and the date given must be a contract date. Ground-breaking was in 1962, and the first service was held in February, 1964.

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

Database Manager on November 24, 2005:

Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from <i>The Diapason</i> August 1963
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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