Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Unknown Builder (2005)

Originally Henry Pilcher's Sons (Opus 1228, 1924)

Location:

Central United Methodist Church
1004 23rd Ave.
Meridian, MS 39301 US
Organ ID: 60703

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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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 39 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 33 stops. 50 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 33
  • Registers: 50
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 17, 2017:

At some point a Tuba was added to the organ that was very unsatisfactory; when the organ was rebuilt and the Tuba removed, some of the pipes were used by an artisan in the congregation when he created a cross.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist copied from the console October 30, 2017: Open In New Tab
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 2017-10-30

Tuba Cross: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-30

Console to right: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-30

Console to left: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-30

Pipe facade: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-30

Chancel and choirloft: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-30

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-30