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Reuter Organ Co.

Originally Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 1564, 1967)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
209 W. Green Street
Hastings, MI 49058 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 49120

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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: EP pitman
  • 24 ranks. 1,321 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 26 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center 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
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 26
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 30, 2012:

Updated through online information from Paul Dessau.

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

Database Manager on December 26, 2011:

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 November 23, 2011:

At some point Reuter added four ranks to the Pedal division, including a 32' Resultant. Also, some time after 1982, the facade pipes were either added or moved from the chamber (information from pictures in the church's 150th anniversary book).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from the console (November 21, 2011) and from Reuter factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2011-11-21

Pipe Facade: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2011-11-21

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2011-11-21

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2011-11-21

Console, Chancel, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2011-11-21

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2011-11-21

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2011-11-21

Ceiling Dome: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2011-11-21

Stained Glass Window: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2011-11-21

Stained Glass Window: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2011-11-21

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