Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Hal Gober (2004)

Exhibited in the 2009 OHS convention

Location:

First Church in Oberlin (UCC)
106 N. Main Street
Oberlin, OH 44074 US
Organ ID: 41293

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • 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 Brad Engelland on December 29, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 50 ranks. 2 manuals. 37 stops. 40 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 37
  • Registers: 40
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Suspended tracker.
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 26, 2017:

Mechanical (suspended) key action with electric action for certain Pedal pipes

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

Database Manager on December 20, 2014:

Incorporates pipework from the preceding modified Ernest M. Skinner Co. organ (1914, Op. 229) originally built for Second Congregational Church and relocated to First Church in 1927.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from <i>Organ Atlas 2009 • The City of Cleveland and Northern Ohio</i> (OHS Press): Open In New Tab Typed specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2009-07-08

Keydesk: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2009-07-08

Nameplate: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2009-07-08

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Choir Loft and Keydesk: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Drawknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Church Exterior: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

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