Pipe Organ Database

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Henry Pilcher's Sons (Opus 1951, 1941)

Location:

First Methodist Church
131 E 5th St.
Covington, KY 41011 US
Organ ID: 16753

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on May 23, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 24 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 22 stops. 33 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 33
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on May 23, 2022.
Jeff Scofield on May 23, 2022:

The church received 3/24 Moller Op. 7677 in 1947; the church closed ca.2013.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on May 23, 2022.

Database Manager on April 07, 2005:

Identified through information in Volume IX p. 6 of the Pilcher factory ledger and the list of Pilcher organs typed by William E. Pilcher of Louisville. For more information see the document referenced below.

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

Database Manager on April 07, 2005:

Original price: $8786

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From THE DIAPASON May 1942: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on May 23, 2022.
Write-up from THE DIAPASON May 1942: Open In New Tab Stoplist and commentary
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 23, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Bill Eichelberger, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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