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Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 1300, 1963)

Location:

Dawson Memorial Baptist Church
1114 Oxmoor Road
Homewood (Birmingham), AL 35209 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 5246

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 38 ranks. 2,175 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 31 stops. 42 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • 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: 31
  • Registers: 42
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 04, 2006:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

In continued use since its installation. Revoiced by Reuter in 1987.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Great reed and Positiv Spitzflöte added in 1987.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-11-06

Console before solid state upgrade: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1985

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