J. Allen Farmer, Inc. (2010)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1786, 1931)

Location:

Centenary United Methodist Church
Winston-Salem, NC US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 47590

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on April 04, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 62 ranks. 3,866 pipes. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 22, 2012:

Updated through online information from Stephan M. Reavis. -- Please remove the part about the Dopple Flute being from a practice organ at Union Theological Seminary. I was told by John Farmer of J. Allen Farmer, Inc. that was untrue. He found the rank of pipes and installed them.

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

Database Manager on January 23, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from Stephan Reavis.

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

Database Manager on January 17, 2011:

Identified through information from Stephan Reavis: -- Modification to existing highly rebuilt Austin organ of 1931: Console gutted and refinished; Movable Console; Original Ivory Manuals cleaned and reused; New wiring and tabs installed; addition of an 8' Doppelflote found by J. Allen Farmer.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on July 02, 2022.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Organist Emeritus Ray Ebert
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Josh Sobel, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-06-27

Church interior to front: Photograph by Josh Sobel, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-06-27

Church interior to rear and Antiphonal: Photograph by Josh Sobel, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-06-27

En-Chamade: Photograph by Josh Sobel, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-06-27

Church exterior: Photograph by freefood.org, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Console: Photograph by Famer Pipe Organs, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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