Pipe Organ Database

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Fred H. Meunier (Co.) (2015)

Originally Frank Roosevelt (Opus 382, 1888)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
1421 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 US
Organ ID: 6413

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • 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: Pneumatic
  • 39 ranks. 2,114 pipes. 3 manuals. 34 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic 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
  • Stops: 34
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Mechanical 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 May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on August 12, 2017:

Updated by Benjamin Schreckengost, who maintains the organ.

Restoration by Morel & Associates completed Fall of 2015.

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

Database Manager on May 07, 2017:

For many years the organ was hidden from view by a screen.

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

Database Manager on January 29, 2016:

This organ was Roosevelt's "Style Fifty-Four" specification.

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

Database Manager on March 25, 2014:

Updated through online information from Russ Nyland. -- "Restoration began in February of 2013."

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

Database Manager on April 29, 2008:

Updated through online information from Karen Tobo.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Frank Roosevelt (1888, Opus382).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1998.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Built for Grace Methodist, Denver. Removed in 1958 and moved here in 1960 by Fred Meunier assisted by church volunteers. [Not built for St. Paul's Methodist, S. 14th St. & 13th Ave. as often reported.] Tracker pneumatic action to Ventil chests.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from church web site
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Keydesk and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1997-05-04

Levers and Pedalboard: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1997-05-04

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1997-05-04

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