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Bedient Pipe Organ Company (Opus 27, 1989)

Location:

Idlewild Presbyterian Church
1750 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104 US
Organ ID: 1913

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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: Slider
  • 69 ranks. 3 manuals. 51 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In side 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: 51
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 26, 2014:

Updated through online information from OPC.

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

Database Manager on October 06, 2009:

Updated through online information from Will Dunklin. -- The organ replaced the Aeolian-Skinner/Möller. The Bedient organ uses the Skinner casework but installed all new facade pipes in the existing (sumptuous) woodwork.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on April 15, 2006:

Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Replaced E. M. Skinner Opus 626, altered in 1957 by M. P. Möller..

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

8/93 form.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from photographybystein.com
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 2012-07-24

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-24

Chancel and Organ Case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-24

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-24

Console and Organ Case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-24

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