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Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 2199, 2000)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
201 South 21St St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 22043

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 82 ranks. 9 divisions. 4 manuals. 111 stops. 69 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 9
  • Stops: 111
  • Registers: 69
  • Position: Console on lift.
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Paul R. Marchesano on February 15, 2021:

"I don't know if Hutchings retained any of the Simmons [pipework], but, I believe, the Pedal Violone and Bourdon are from the Hutchings." -- Information provided by Andrew Senn

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on February 15, 2021.

Database Manager on August 20, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on May 05, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Paul Marchesano.

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

Database Manager on May 01, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Stephen Hall. -- Retains the chancel organ from Möller, both instruments playable from either console.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on May 18, 2006:

Received on-line from Floyd Higgins -- 32' Bombarde from Skinner Opus 569, 1925.

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 the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Specification: Open In New Tab Specification
We received the most recent update for this document from Paul R. Marchesano on February 15, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Gallery case: Photograph from an archival source: Church website, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. c. 2001

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