OHS Database ID 5553.
The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 4, 2014.
Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.
Three manuals. 4 divisions. 62 stops. 92 registers. 43 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.
The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.
Tilting/rocking tablets on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons.
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|Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14|
|Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14|
|Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14|
|Facade. Photograph by Travis Evans 2019-08-19|
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Memorial Presbyterian Church, Saint Louis, Missouri Aeolian Organ Company, Op. 1791, 1931 Great: C-c4, 61 notes, 73 note chests 16' Open Diapason 8' First Diapason [leathered lips] 8' Second Diapason 8' Harmonic Flute 8' Concert Flute (Choir) 8' Gemshorn [independent; not the same rank as Choir Gemshorn] 4' Octave 4' Traverse Flute (61 pipes) 2.2/3' Twelfth (61 pipes) 2' Fifteenth (61 pipes) 8' Tromba (Choir) 8' French Horn (Choir) Tremolo 8' Harp (Choir) 4' Celesta (Choir) Chimes (25 tubes) Great 16' Great Unison Release Great 4' Swell: C-c4, 61 notes, 73 note chests, enclosed 16' Bourdon 8' Open Diapason 8' Rohr Flute 8' Spitz Flute 8' Spitz Flute Celeste (73 pipes) 8' Salicional 8' Voix Celeste (73 pipes) 4' Octave 4' Flute Δ (61 pipes) 2' Flageolet (61 pipes) 4 rks. Mixture (244 pipes) C 12-17-19-22 c 8-12-17-19 c1 5-8-12-17 c2 5-8-10-12 no break at c3 16' Posaune [8" scale] 8' Trumpet 8' Oboe 8' Vox Humana 4' Clarion Tremolo 8' Harp (Choir) 4' Celesta (Choir) Swell 16' Swell Unison Release Swell 4' Choir: C-c4, 61 notes, 73 note chests, enclosed 8' Geigen 8' Concert Flute 8' Gamba 8' Gamba Celeste (61 pipes) 4' Flute d' Amour (61 pipes) 2.2/3' Nazard (61 pipes) 2' Piccolo (61 pipes) Tremolo 8' Tromba [7./2" wind] 8' French Horn [7.1/2" wind] 8' English Horn 8' Clarinet 8' Orchestral Oboe [long resonators] 8' Harp (TC, ext. of Celesta) 4' Celesta (61 bars) Choir 16' Choir Unison Release Choir 4' Pedal: C-g1, 32 notes 32' Resultant (derived) 16' First Diapason (wood) 16' Second Diapason (wood) 16' Third Diapason (Great) 16' Bourdon 16' Lieblich Gedeckt (Swell) 8' Octave (ext.) 8' Flute (ext.) 8' Still Gedeckt (Swell) 4' Super Octave (ext.) 4' Flute (ext.) 16' Posaune (Swell) 4' Celesta (Choir) Chimes (Great) Couplers: Swell to Pedal 8' Great to Pedal 8' Choir to Pedal 8' Great to Pedal 4' Swell to Pedal 4' Choir to Pedal 4' Swell to Pedal 2' [sic.] Swell to Great 8' Choir to Great 8' Swell to Choir 8' Great to Choir 8' Swell to Great 16' Swell to Great 4' Swell to Choir 16' Swell to Choir 4' Choir to Great 16' Choir to Great 4' Pitman electro-pneumatic action. General cancel operates on Crescendo Pedal. [Received from John Speller 2014-07-05.]