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Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 2052, 1983)

Location:

St. Matthew's United Methodist Church
300 N. Air Depot Blvd.
Midwest City, OK 73110 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 21894

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Direct electric
  • 8 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Direct electric chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 27, 2015:

Updated through online information from Andrew Schaeffer.

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

Database Manager on August 24, 2015:

Updated through online information from Andrew Schaeffer. -- The instrument was built for the congregation's former building. When that was converted into a fellowship hall, local Reuter representative Roger Banks moved it to the new sanctuary.

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

Database Manager on August 24, 2015:

Updated through online information from Andrew Schaeffer.

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.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2014-12-07

Organ Case and Keydesk: Photo featured on the cover of The American Organist, January 1984, courtesy of Max Mayse (1983).

Organ on the assembly room floor: Reuter Organ Co. archives, courtesy of Max Mayse (1983).

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