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Gregory Koziel (2001)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1036, 1921)

Location:

St. John's United Methodist Church
1207 Peabody Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 50191

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 30 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 42 registers.
All:
  • 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: 27
  • Registers: 42
  • 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 without cover.
  • 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.
Database Manager on August 08, 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 August 07, 2012:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Additions to existing Austin organ. Additions included a new 3-manual console built by Robert Dial, a IV Mixture in the Great and three new stops in the Choir.

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 console July 24, 2012
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-24

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-24

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-24

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-24

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-24

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-24

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